Tim McGraw added to Oak Mountain Amphitheatre schedule

Tim McGraw will perform at Pelham's Oak Mountain Amphitheatre on Aug. 14. (Contributed)

Tim McGraw will perform at Pelham’s Oak Mountain Amphitheatre on Aug. 14. (Contributed)

By NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor

PELHAM – Country music artist Tim McGraw will take the stage at Pelham’s Oak Mountain Amphitheatre in August, the venue announced in mid-May.

Tim McGraw, along with guests Billy Currington and Chase Bryant, will perform at the Pelham venue on Friday, Aug. 14 beginning at 7 p.m., according to the Amphitheatre’s Facebook page. The stop will be part of McGraw’s Shotgun Rider Tour.

McGraw has had 10 albums and 25 singles reach the top of the country music charts since he hit the airwaves in 1994. He has won three Grammy Awards, 14 Academy of Country Music Awards, 11 Country Music Association Awards, 10 American Music Awards and three People’s Choice Awards.

Tickets for the show are available at Concerts.livenation.com/event/20004E65C7586481.

McGraw is the most recent addition to the popular Pelham music venue’s summer schedule.

Popular country group Florida Georgia Line will bring its “Anything Goes” tour to the Amphitheatre on Saturday, May 30 at 7 p.m. promoting their new album of the same name. Florida Georgia Line will be joined by Thomas Rhett and Frankie Ballard.

On June 3, Train, The Fray and Matt Nathanson will rock the venue beginning at 7 p.m.

Hair metal fans will have a chance to see several icons of the genre on Saturday, June 27 when Def Leppard, Styx and Tesla take the stage beginning at 7 p.m.

Country music fans will be in for a treat on Saturday, July 18 as Dierks Bentley, Kip Moore, Maddie and Tae and Canaan Smith will rock the venue as part of their “Sounds of Summer” tour.

The country music flavor will continue on Friday, July 31 at 7 p.m. when Toby Keith and the Eli Young band take the stage.

Lady Antebellum, Hunter Hayes and Sam Hunt will round out the venue’s country offerings on Thursday, Sept. 3 at 7 p.m. as part of their Wheels Up tour.

Van Halen and guitarist Kenny Wayne Shepherd will visit the Amphitheatre when they take the stage beginning at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 17.

Indie rock band alt-J will round out the Amphitheatre’s 2015 schedule on Thursday, Oct. 8 when they take the stage at 7 p.m.

To view upcoming shows and order tickets, visit Theoakmountainamphitheater.com.