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Big Kenny (left) and John Rich take the stage at the KTTS 94.7 FM Radio Springfield Country Music Awards Show Oct 21. (Hill 'n Holler staff photo by Mariann Hyslop)

Big Kenny (left) and John Rich take the stage at the KTTS 94.7 FM Radio Springfield Country Music Awards Show Oct 21. (Hill ‘n Holler staff photo by Mariann Hyslop)

AS-M 012Springfield, Mo. — Big & Rich headlined the KTTS 94.7 FM Radio Springfield Country Music Awards Tuesday, Oct. 21, at the glitzy Gillioz Theater.
Big Kenny and John Rich regaled the crowd with a new song, “When You Look at Me” and such favorites as “Save a Horse, Ride a Cowboy,” “We’re Coming to Your City” and “Wild West Show.” Be sure to watch for their latest release with Tim McGraw, “Who You Been Lovin’ Lately?” coming out Nov. 8.
Swon Brothers opened up with “Later On.” The two groups played to a packed house as KTTS DJ’s announced country music award winners.
Entertainer of the Year was Luke Bryan, and New Artist of the Year was Thomas Rhett.
Mariann Hyslop
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John Rich lays a cool line on the crowd.

John Rich lays a cool line on the crowd.

Big Kenny sings “Save a Horse.”

Big Kenny (Alphin) sings “Save a Horse.”

Entry to the Gillioz Theater

Entry to the Gillioz Theater

The Swon Brothers, middle and right, with a friend, left, opened for Big & Rich.

The Swon Brothers, middle and right, with a friend, left, opened for Big & Rich.

Colton Swon sings his song.

Colton Swon sings his song.

Zack Swon sings.

Zack Swon sings.

Big & Rich

Big & Rich

KTTS DJ’s spin their tale.

KTTS DJ’s spin their tale.

Guitar display on stage at the Gillioz

Guitar display on stage at the Gillioz

The glitz at the Gillioz

The glitz at the Gillioz, originally opened in 1926.

More glitz at the Gillioz

More glitz at the Gillioz

Outside the Gillioz

Outside the Gillioz


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