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Tim McGraw to headline SunFest 2014

U.S. country superstar Tim McGraw headlines Cowichan
U.S. country superstar Tim McGraw headlines Cowichan's SunFest 2014 at Cowichan Exhibition grounds. McGraw performs Aug. 3. Other headliners haven't been announced yet.
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American country superstar Tim McGraw will headline North Cowichan's SunFest 2014, Wideglide organizers have announced.

Other headliners haven't been announced yet for the July 31 to Aug. 3 bash on Cowichan Exhibition grounds

McGraw is the latest big-name act to play SunFest after last summer's performance by country king Alan Jackson.

McGraw, 46, is a singer, songwriter and actor.

Many of his albums and singles have topped country-music charts with total album sales of more than 40 million in the U.S.

He's married to country singer Faith Hill, and is the son of late baseball great, Tug McGraw.

Triple Grammy winner McGraw has had 11 consecutive albums debut at number one on Billboard's album charts. Twenty-five singles hit No. 1 on Billboard's Country Airplay chart.

McGraw's acting resumé boasts supporting roles in The Blind Side (with Sandra Bullock), Friday Night Lights, The Kingdom, and Four Christmases (Vince Vaughn, Reese Witherspoon), and lead roles in Flicka (2006) and Country Strong (2010).

He was a minority owner of the Arena Football League's Nashville Kats.

His songs include Highway Don't Care, Southern Girl, Live Like You Were Dying, Two Lanes Of Freedom, Red Ragtop and many others.

 

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