Joe Nichols to headline Tyler's Cattle Barons' Gala

TYLER (KYTX) -- Country artist and Tyler resident Joe Nichols will be headline the 27th annual Tyler Cattle Barons' Gala.

This year's theme is Wranglers and Roses, and you'll want to slip on a pair of the jeans for this fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. 

Nichols is known for his hits "Brokenheartsville" and "Sunny and 75." He moved to Tyler in 2010 and says he's happy to finally be able to take part in this fundraiser. "It seems like it makes sense on all fronts. It's a great way to play at home in front of family and friends and it's a great way to give to the community I live in."

Nichols plans on performing some fan favorites along with some new material.

The gala is scheduled for Saturday, June 14 at the Rio Neches Ranch. Click here for ticket information. 


The 2014 Tyler Cattle Baron's Gala Committee announced tonight that Joe Nichols is the headline entertainer for the 27th annual event.

"The artist performing at this year's gala has had several exciting things happen in the past few months," said Brian Merritt, co‐chairman of this year's event.

Joe's #1 hit "Sunny and 75" has been certified GOLD by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for single sales in excess of 500,000 digital downloads. The song is the lead single from his debut RED BOW CD release Crickets.

"Sunny and 75" hit the #1 spot on both the Billboard Hot Country Songs and the Country Aircheck / USA Today charts in early December. The song is the four‐time Grammy nominee's fifth #1 single.

"Yeah," the second single from Crickets, will hit radio on Jan. 27, 2014.

The 2014 Tyler Cattle Baron's Gala will be held June 14, 2014 at the Rio Neches Ranch, the home of Harry and Dawn Leatherwood. Tanya and Brian Merritt and Melissa and Jason Braswell are chairing the event.

The 2014 Tyler Cattle Baron's Gala is the principle fundraiser for the American Cancer Society, Tyler. Every day, ACS saves lives and supports patients in Smith County. Nationwide last year, ACS supported 90,000 cancer patients from diagnosis through treatment, gave one million free transportation



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