Tracy Byrd

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

$40-$59 | Plus fees and taxes

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Please Note: The Pit and balcony are accessible only by stairs. All ages.

Tracy Byrd

Tracy Byrd, an acclaimed figure in the landscape of country music, made his mark with a traditional country sound and down-home themes that resonated with fans across generations. Born on December 17, 1966, in Vidor, Texas, Byrd’s musical journey began in his home state, known for its rich cultural and musical heritage.

From a young age, Tracy was immersed in the world of music, though it wasn’t until his time at Texas State University that he decided to pursue music as a career, a decision that country music enthusiasts would come to celebrate. His big break came in 1993 with the release of his debut single, “Holdin’ Heaven,” which reached the coveted number one spot on the Billboard Country charts, marking the arrival of a new voice that was both refreshing and deeply rooted in the genre’s tradition.

Over the years, Tracy Byrd became synonymous with hits that combined robust storytelling with an undeniable country charm. Songs like “Watermelon Crawl” and “The Keeper of the Stars” showcased his ability to navigate both upbeat, dance-friendly tracks and heartfelt ballads, earning him numerous awards and nominations. “The Keeper of the Stars,” in particular, became a wedding staple and won Song of the Year at the 1996 ACM Awards.

Beyond his musical output, Byrd is known for his connection to his fans and his dedication to family and community. He’s made significant contributions to various charitable causes, often using his platform to give back to the community that has supported him throughout his career.

Despite the changing dynamics of country music, Tracy Byrd has remained a beloved artist, continuing to perform and connect with audiences through his timeless sound and genuine character. His legacy is not just a catalogue of hits, but a testament to staying true to one’s roots while touching the hearts of millions.

Venue Information:
Temple Live
200 N. 11th Street
Fort Smith, AR, 72901