Country music icons Travis Tritt and Charlie Daniels are set to bring their big sounds and performance prowess to Las Colonias Amphitheater.

Their Outlaws & Renegades Tour will stop in Grand Junction at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 9, at the amphitheater, 925 Struthers Ave. Gates open at 5:30 p.m.

Along with Tritt and Daniels, who continues to front the Charlie Daniels Band, the concert will feature the group Love & Theft.

Tickets for general admission seating in the amphitheater's spacious lawn — bring your own camp chair — cost $39.

Seating options closer to the stage vary in price and availability.

Tickets can be purchased through

And while you await the beginning of this concert, we'll leave you to answer the question: Who is the outlaw and who is the renegade?

Travis Tritt

Age: 56

In brief:

"Blending Southern rock and honky tonk, he was the voice of true rebel country during the late '80s and early '90s." —

Must-know hits:

"Country Club"

"Here's a Quarter (Call Someone Who Cares)"

"Can I Trust You with My Heart"


"I'm Gonna Be Somebody"

"Whiskey on Ice"

"Put Some Drive in Your Country"

First album release:

"Country Club" (1990).

Latest album release:

"The Calm After ..." (2013) It was a re-release of "The Storm" (2007) plus two songs.

Tour side notes:

In mid-May, after a tour performance in North Myrtle Beach, Florida, Tritt's tour bus was sideswiped in an accident that killed two.

"Bus damage can be fixed, but lives cannot be replaced," Tritt tweeted.

Later in May, Tritt appeared on the Season 16 finale of "The Voice."

In June, AXS TV aired the concert event "Travis Tritt: Homegrown" and "The Big Interview," billed as a "candid conversation" between Tritt and Dan Rather.

Charlie Daniels

Age: 82

In brief:

"Onetime Nashville session musician who built a strong bridge between rock and pure country playing both with authority." —

Must-know hits:

"The Devil Went Down to Georgia"

"Uneasy Rider"

"In America"

"Drinkin' My Baby Goodbye"

"Simple Man"

"Boogie Woogie Fiddle Country Blues"

First album release:

"Charlie Daniels" (1971)

Latest album release:

"Night Hawk" (2016) with Charlie Daniels Band

"Songs in the Key of E" (2018) with Beau Weevils

Tour side notes:

"The Devil Goes Down to Georgia" turned 40 years old on May 21. The wonderfully gritty fiddle- and story-dominated song was originally released by the Charlie Daniels Band in 1979 and was on the album "Million Mile Reflections."

"People ask me if I imagined 'The Devil Went Down To Georgia' would be the success it has been," Daniels says in a news post at "My answer is I had no idea that forty years after the fact we would still be talking about it almost as if it was a new release."

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