In May of 2004, Gretchen Wilson celebrated the release of her
record-setting Here For The Party cd with several hundred of her closest friends at the famous St. Louis nightclub The Pageant. On October 15, 2013, Gretchen and her band will return to The Pageant to perform the ground-breaking album in its entirety for the first time. The one-night-only event will be recorded for a live STILL Here For The Party CD and DVD, which are set for release in May of 2014 to commemorate the cd’s 10-year anniversary.
Here For The Party was Gretchen’s first of three consecutive albums that debuted
at #1. Her “Redneck Woman” anthem hit #1 after only 12 weeks on the chart and
camped out there for five record-breaking weeks. The album went on to sell over
six million units and earned Gretchen considerable acclaim and a mantle full of
“The Pageant and St. Louis in general are really special to me for many reasons,”
said Gretchen, who grew up in nearby Pocahontas, IL and cut her musical teeth
performing at many St. Louis clubs. “It’s hard to believe it’s been almost 10
years since we released Here For The Party, and we’re excited about the
fans in St. Louis being a part of this event.”
Tickets for the October 15 performance and taping at The Pageant are extremely limited
and will go on sale Friday, September 13, 2013 at GretchenWilson.com and Ticketmaster. In keeping with Gretchen’s lucky number 27, all general admission tickets will be $27.00.
Reserved balcony seats will be $35.00. Doors will open at 7:00pm, and music will begin at 8:00pm.
Through her own Redneck Records label, Gretchen released a new country album entitled
Right On Time in April, the 13-song Rock covers record
Under The Covers in May, and a new Christmas cd is due
out in the fall.
ESPN recently announced Gretchen will be featured in the channel’s telecasts of the
10 races in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, which begins
with the Sunday, Sept. 15, event at Chicagoland Speedway. She will narrate and
appear in the opening teases of the telecasts of the 10 races, with each episode
tailored to the racetrack hosting that week’s event. In addition, her music will
be featured through the entire Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup on ESPN.