Travis Tritt, Shania Twain and Jake Owen will be on board for the new country music showcase set to premiere Tuesday.
Are you ready for the country? Real Country, a new country music showcase recorded last summer in Nashville, is set to kick off an eight-week run at 10 pm ET/9 pm CT Tuesday, Nov. 13 on USA Network.
Star power will be provided by multi-platinum, Grammy Award and CMA Award-winning country music legend Travis Tritt; multi-platinum and five-time Grammy Award-winning trailblazer Shania Twain; and ACM Award-winning and platinum-selling singer-songwriter Jake Owen. But the main attractions will be up-and-comers who want to become familiar faces.
According to USA Network: “In each hour-long episode, Twain, Owen and Tritt hand-select emerging solo artists, duos and groups to perform in showcases that spotlight the rich traditions, songs and themes of specific country genres. The best artists from each showcase will perform in a grand finale, for the chance to be named one of country music’s next breakout acts.”
Tritt eagerly accepted his role as mentor for Real Country. “I’ve been influenced by so many amazing country music artists in my career,” he said before filming began in Nashville, “and the key to longevity is using those influences as inspiration to become something unique. I’ve never been shy about how I feel about country music so I can’t wait to join Real Country to share my experiences and thoughts. Like I always say — if you don’t want my opinion don’t ask me a question.”
Here is a preview of Real Country with Tritt, Twain and Owen.