Country and Gospel hit-maker, T. Graham Brown was surprised at the Independence County Fair in Batesville, Arkansas with the 'Arkansas Traveler' award. This award is an honorary title given to notable individuals who serve as goodwill ambassadors of Arkansas. The honor, bestowed upon Brown by Governor Asa Hutchinson, was presented by Senator James Sturch. Past recipients of this prestigious award include Muhammad Ali, Garth Brooks, Gene Autry, Roy Rogers, Dale Evans, Billy Graham, Bob Hope along with Presidents Franklin D. Roosevelt, Ronald Reagan and Donald Trump.
"The Governor of Arkansas bestowed the high honor of the 'Arkansas Traveler' award upon me," says T. Graham Brown. "Thank you so much to the people of Arkansas for making me an ambassador for their great state. It is such an incredible honor."
As part of the 'Church Sessions' series, produced and presented by Country Rebel, T. Graham Brown's acoustic performance of "Hell And High Water" premiered today, preceded by "Wine Into Water" July 21st and "Darlene" July 18th. "I Tell It Like It Used To Be" is set to premiere August 1st. Country Rebel's 'Church Sessions' were filmed earlier this year at the Nashville Vineyard Church and include over thirty artists. The series has accrued over 20 million total views to date.
The Bell Buckle, Tennessee Chamber of Commerce crowned T. Graham Brown and his wife Sheila as the 2019 RC Cola and MoonPie King and Queen in June. Along with these honors, T. Graham Brown maintains a full summer tour.
T. Graham Brown on Tour:
JUL 26 - Evangeline Downs Casino / Opelousas, La.
JUL 27 - Georgia Mountain Fair / Hiawassee, Ga.
AUG 22 - Bell Buckle Event Hall / Bell Buckle, Tenn.
AUG 23 - Renfro Valley Entertainment Center / Mt Vernon, Ky.
SEP 09 - Clay County Fair / Spencer, La.
SEP 27 - Sugar Creek Casino / Hinton, Okla.
NOV 09 - Wellington Ritz Theatre Inc. / Wellington, Texas
About T. Graham Brown:
T. Graham Brown has recorded 15 studio albums and charted more than 20 singles on the Billboard charts. He has had multiple number one hits in country, gospel and blues. Brown's voice is also recognized from his singing in advertising campaigns for McDonald's, Disneyland, Almond Joy, Coca Cola, Dodge Truck, Ford, Hardee's and many others including the Taco Bell "Run For The Border" television spots.
In early 2015, Brown released his latest Grammy nominated album, Forever Changed, which featured collaborations with Vince Gill, Jason Crabb, The Oak Ridge Boys, Jimmy Fortune and more. T. Graham Brown still actively tours throughout the year, including multiple appearances on the legendary Grand Ole Opry and television appearances such as "Larry's Country Diner" and "Country's Family Reunion." Brown's uniqueness has made him one of the most beloved and iconic performers of the day.
For more information, visit www.tgrahambrown.com.