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Rodney Atkins to Headline Rio Grande Country Jam at El Paso County Coliseum

The Rio Grande Country Jam is back and set for Saturday, September 23, at the El Paso County Coliseum Pavilion located at 4100 East Paisano.

This years jam will feature country music star Rodney Atkins, Bri Bagwell and Frank Ray from Las Cruces, as well as El Paso’s own Abe Mac.

The event, which is part of the El Paso County Fair, will get underway at noon and also will feature food, vendors, mechanical bull riding, balloon jumping, roping, rides and more. The popular singer and songwriter Atkins will headline the event.

The Tennessee native charted his first single, “Honesty (Write Me a List),” in 1997 and released his debut album in 2003. Since, he has had several hit songs, including “If You’re Going Through Hell,” “Watching You,” “These Are My People,” “Cleaning This Gun,” “It’s America” and “Take a Back Road.”

His fifth album, “Greatest Hits,” was released in 2015. Bagwell, a four-time Texas Country Music Association Female Vocalist of the Year, released her first full-length album, “When a Heart Breaks,” in 2015, featuring the hit, “My Boots.”

Mac, a Socorro High School graduate, has released two albums – “My Kind of Friends” in 2013 and “Chasing On” in 2015. Ray released the album, “Different Kind of Country,” in July.

Tickets cost $25 and $35, with tables of eight also are available for $87.50, plus fees. All are available at the El Paso County Coliseum Box Office, all Ticketmaster outlets, by phone at 800-745-3000 and online.

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