Stoney LaRue, the man behind the hits 'Oklahoma Breakdown,' 'Look at Me Fly,' 'Velvet' and more is taking the stage at Red Dirt BBQ & Music Festival in Downtown Tyler.

LaRue, one of the most celebrated Texas country artists of the last 15 years, joins The Bigsbys, Uncle Lucius and Kyle Park as four of the five members of this year's Red Dirt lineup.

The headliner will be first announced at 7:20 a.m. Friday morning with Big D & Bubba on 101.5 KNUE.

LaRue is a Texas native who eventually made his way to Stillwater, Okla., where he made friends with Cody Canada and Jason Boland. The three moved in together in the infamous "Yellow House," where some of the best Texas country music songs of all-time were written.

His album 'Velvet' reached No. 15 on the U.S. Country charts and No. 5 on the U.S. Indie charts. LaRue's latest album, 'Aviator,' reached No. 17 on the U.S. Country charts, with the single 'Golden Shackles' being the 17th most played Texas country song in 2014.

In addition to continually putting out Texas country hits, LaRue also sang background vocals on Miranda Lambert's hit song, 'All Kinds of Kinds.'

Be sure and save the date: tickets for Red Dirt BBQ & Music Festival go on sale at 10 a.m. Monday (Feb. 16) on the festival's website. And you still have time to enter to win two VIP tickets before they go on sale right here in the KNUE Country Club.

Stoney LaRue: 'Aviator'

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