Also, the City of Peoria and State of Illinois honors native Tim Atwood with Proclamations
Nashville, Tenn. – Country music veteran Tim Atwood will make an appearance on Trinity Broadcasting Network’s (TBN) Huckabee for a special Veterans Day episode on November 10th at 8 pm ET / 7 pm CT. Atwood will perform his latest single “I’ll Stand Up And Say So” live and share memories from his 38 year career at the Grand Ole Opry and nearly 50 years in country music.
“On this Veteran’s Day weekend, I am honored to perform my song “I’ll Stand Up And Say So,” on Huckabee. Every episode of Huckabee stands for God, family and country. Governor Huckabee isn’t ashamed to share his personal beliefs and values with the world and neither am I,” says Atwood. “I began to sing “I’ll Stand Up And Say So” when the football players began to take a knee on the field during our national anthem. I understand that this country gives them the right to kneel, but what they see as a peaceful protest, I see as disrespect for the American flag, and those men and women who lost their lives serving to protect all that it stands for.”
On October 26th, United States Representative Darin LaHood and City of Peoria, Illinois Mayor Jim Ardis, honored country music veteran Tim Atwood with both a Proclamation from the 18th Congressional District of Illinois and the City of Peoria. Both Proclamations acknowledge and honor the contributions that Tim Atwood has made in his nearly fifty year career in country music.
“I’ve spent over forty years of my life in Nashville, Tennessee. After performing on the Grand Ole Opry, I now travel the country taking my music to the fans. But, no matter where I find myself, Illinois is in my heart, and Peoria will forever be my home. It was a great honor to be recognized by Mayor Ardis and Representative LaHood. I hope I made my hometown proud because I’m proud to be from my hometown,” says Atwood.
With recent appearances on Hallmark Channel’s Home & Family, Fox News, RFD-TV’s Larry’s Country Diner, and a busy tour schedule, audiences understand the long time veteran of the Grand Ole Opry stage is more than a singer; more than a pianist; Tim Atwood is an entertainer and a dynamic country showman.
Tune in on November 10th at 8 pm ET/ 7pm CT and November 11th at 8 pm ET/ 7 pm CT to Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN). (For west coast viewers: 5 pm PT)
Tim Atwood On Tour:
NOV 11 Tim Atwood & T. Graham Brown in Concert / Mt Juliet, Tenn.
DEC 01 Celebrate Christmas at The Jamboree / Wheeling, W Va.
DEC 02 Relevant Worship Center / St Clairsville, Ohio
DEC 07 Spike’s Sports Grille / Crossville, Tenn.
DEC 15 Private Party / Tulsa, Okla.
DEC 18 Grinders Switch Christmas Show / Centerville, Tenn.
DEC 19 Private Party / Nashville, Tenn.
JAN 27 The Country Music Cruise (2019) / Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
MAY 10 Tim Atwood & Lorrie Morgan / Bremen, Ga.
About Tim Atwood:
Tim is originally from East Peoria, Illinois. He began his music career playing gospel music at the age of thirteen for The Harris Family. Before settling in at the Grand Ole Opry, Tim toured with country legends Mel Street, Lynn Anderson and Jim Ed Brown where he can still be seen regularly on the rebroadcasts of Jim Ed’s TV series Nashville On The Road. Tim’s other TV credits include Home & Family, Larry’s Country Diner, Another Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting, Opry Live, Nashville Now, Hee Haw, Church Street Station, Country On The Gulf, Pop Goes The Country, Country Connection, Late Night With David Letterman, The Dailey & Vincent Show and features on CBS, NBC and FOX National News.