Professional Bull Riders team with Gary Allan
Wednesday, January 20, 2010
– The The Professional Bull Riders (PBR) announced Tuesday a partnership with Gary Allan.
Allan attended the New York City Invitational this past weekend to make the announcement in person that he will kick off the biggest one day event in PBR history, the 2010 Dickies Iron Cowboy Invitational presented by WinStar World Casino, on Feb. 20 with a one-time-only concert in Arlington, Texas. At the 2010 Dickies Iron Cowboy Invitational, Allan will be performing exclusive and never before released music from his upcoming album "Get Off on the Pain," out March 9.
There will also be an increased presence by Allan at all PBR events leading up to the album release, including music from the new album playing during PBR events and various prize giveaways (VIP tickets to an upcoming PBR event, Gary Allan VIP prize packs, CD's and more). PBR and Allan fans will also have the chance to enter to win a trip to the 2010 PBR World Finals in Las Vegas.
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