Red Eye Radio Celebrates 50 Years of Trucking Radio At the 2019 Mid-America Trucking Show by Hosting Grammy Winning Artist Gretchen Wilson

It will be a country music celebration as Westwood One’s Red Eye Radio network kicks the Mid-America Trucking Show up a notch as THE premier celebrity rendezvous spot for the event. Celebrating 50 years of radio, Red Eye Radio will be celebrating its anniversary at the Mid-America Trucking Show. There will be live appearances and musical performances by Country artists: Gretchen Wilson, Jessie G, Bridgette Tatum, Jayne Denham, Dustin Collins, Olivia Ooms, Taylor Barker and MORE. Red Eye Radio looks forward to treating attendees to this spectacular lineup of award-winning and highly-accomplished artists throughout all three days.

Gretchen Wilson went overnight from talented obscurity to phenomenon. Her meteoric rise, the kind experienced by only a handful of artists in the past few decades, was that rare instance where talent and moment meet to form a cultural tidal wave. Her accolades include; over 10 Million Albums sold worldwide, 11 major music awards (including a Grammy), and 10 top 10 hits. Gretchen will be at the Red Eye Radio Lobby Booth Thursday, March 28th for an autograph session and meet and greet with MATS attendees so be sure you set apart some time from your busy to and meet this incredible music artist.

In addition to Gretchen on site, her trio will include Jessie G and Bridgette Also performing at the Red Eye Radio booth will be Jayne Denham, Dustin Collins, Olivia Ooms and Taylor Barker to name a few.


  • Jayne Denham – Performance – 12:30p-1p / Meet|Greet – 1p-1:30p
  • Jayne Denham – Performance – 2:45p-3:10p / Meet|Greet – 3:10p – 3:30p
  • Jessie G – Performance – 3:30p-3:50p
  • Gretchen Wilson – Meet|Greet – 4p-4:45p
  • Bridgette Tatum – Performance – 5p-5:20p


  • Dustin Collins – Performance – 9:15a-9:45a / Meet|Greet – 9:45a-10:15a
  • Taylor Barker – Performance – 12p-12:30p / Meet|Greet 12:30p-1p


  • Olivia Ooms – Performance – 8:15a-8:45a / Meet|Greet – 8:45a-9:15a
  • Tony Justice – Performance – 10a-10:30a / Meet|Greet – 10:30a-11a
  • Mountain Man – Meet|Greet – 10:30a – 11a

Visitors to the booth will also be able to register for daily drawings for CB Radios, GPS Units, and much more. Red Eye Radio’s 2019 Mid-America Trucking Show events and activities are powered by: Shell Rotella, Mercer Transportation, Howes Lubricator, BFGoodrich, Pilot Flying J, Progressive Insurance, DISH Outdoors, Motel 6, DrayNow, and the St. Christopher Truckers Relief Fund.

The Mid-America Trucking Show, a trucking convention with over 70,000 attendees, will take place March 28-30, 2019 at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, KY. Eric Harley, host of Red Eye Radio, will be on site to introduce attendees to the sizzling lineup of Country music artists who will mix and mingle, take photos, sign autographs, and engage with drivers. It’s all happening at Red Eye Radio’s Wouth Wing lobby booth 41064. For specific days, schedule, and details visit

For 50 years, Red Eye Radio Network has been a part of the fabric of the trucking industry by consistently providing professional drivers up-to-the-minute news, information, and entertainment. The show is motivated by one purpose — to deliver a positive, in-cab experience by helping trucker drivers/owner operators and fleet owners stay informed, engaged, and entertained on the road or wherever they are in their daily lives.

With coverage across the United States and most of Canada, Red Eye Radio is hosted by radio veterans Eric Harley and Gary McNamara. The program airs Monday through Sunday from 1am – 6am EST on more than 240 AM/FM stations, on-demand/podcasts, on RER’s free downloadable app from iTunes and the Google Play Store, Amazon’s Alexa, and Live Streaming.