Tyler, Texas – KNUE announces Brantley Gilbert to headline this year’s Taste of Country Christmas Tour. Brantley Gilbert’s country rock sound has brought him to the top of the charts with current hit, “Country Must Be Country Wide”.

His 7 million Facebook views per month, 16 million total song plays on MySpace and a place at #2 on the iTunes Country Album chart solidifies Gilbert has country music’s next big Artist.

Gilbert is also known for writing #1 country mega hits “My Kinda Party” and “Dirt Road Anthem” recorded by his close friend Jason Aldean. KNUE is proud to be a part of the second annual TOC Christmas Tour that will host 10 dates in the southern portion of the United States. All tour dates will go on sale to the public Friday, September 30th at 10AM. Gilbert will be joined by tour mate Thomas Rhett. Ticket prices are $15.00 plus additional fees and available at ticketfly.com. This event is open to 18+ -- there is an extra surcharge for attendees 18 - 20.