The Celebration Will Feature Cool Country Performances and a Guest Appearance by GRAMMY-winning Artist Gretchen Wilson

DALLAS, TX – March 26, 2019 – Break out the champagne! Westwood One’s Red Eye Radio is turning up the heat in Louisville as it celebrates its 50th anniversary at this year’s Mid-America Trucking Show. The golden anniversary celebration will feature a guest appearance by GRAMMY-winning Country singer Gretchen Wilson and other artists throughout the three-day convention.

The Mid-America Trucking Show, a trucking convention with over 70,000 attendees, will take place March 28-30, 2019 at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, KY. Eric Harley, host of Red Eye Radio, will be on site to introduce attendees to the sizzling lineup of Country music artists who will mix and mingle, take photos, sign autographs, and engage with drivers. Gretchen will be at the Red Eye Radio’s South Wing lobby booth 41064 on Thursday, March 28th for an autograph session and meet and greet. Other Country artists appearing and performing are Jessie G, Bridgette Tatum, Jayne Denham, Dustin Collins, Olivia Ooms, Taylor Barker, and Tony Justice, with a special guest appearance by Mountain Man from A&E’s Duck Dynasty. For specific days, schedule, and details visit

Gretchen Wilson went overnight from talented obscurity to phenomenon. Her meteoric rise, the kind experienced by only a handful of artists in the past few decades, was that rare instance where talent and moment meet to form a cultural tidal wave. Her accolades include; over 10 million albums sold worldwide, 11 major music awards (including a GRAMMY), and 10 top 10 hits.

Visitors to the booth will also be able to register for daily drawings for CB radios, GPS units, and much more. Red Eye Radio’s 2019 Mid-America Trucking Show events and activities are powered by: Shell Rotella, Mercer Transportation, Howes Lubricator, BFGoodrich, Pilot Flying J, Progressive Insurance, DISH Outdoors, Motel 6, DrayNow, and the St. Christopher Truckers Relief Fund.

For 50 years, Red Eye Radio has been a part of the fabric of the trucking industry by consistently providing professional drivers up-to-the-minute news, information, and entertainment. The show is motivated by one purpose — to deliver a positive, in-cab experience by helping trucker drivers/owner operators and fleet owners stay informed, engaged, and entertained on the road or wherever they are in their daily lives.

With coverage across the United States and most of Canada, Red Eye Radio is hosted by radio veterans Eric Harley and Gary McNamara. The program airs Monday through Sunday from 1 am – 6 am EST on more than 240 AM/FM stations, on-demand/podcasts, on Red Eye Radio’s free downloadable app from iTunes and the Google Play Store, Amazon’s Alexa, and Live Streaming.

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