• Barrett-Jackson will host concerts by country music artists Rodney Atkins and Thompson Square as a part of auction week in Scottsdale
• Rodney Atkins, an ACM “Top New Male Vocalist” winner, will perform live on the Barrett-Jackson main stage at WestWorld on Saturday, Jan. 10, at 7:30 p.m.
• Thompson Square, ACM and CMA “Vocal Duo of the Year” winners, will perform live on Tuesday, Jan. 13, at 9 p.m.

Country star Rodney Atkins will kick off the 44th Annual Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction in January.

Country music stars Thompson Square will perform Tuesday, Jan. 13, at the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction.

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Dec. 2, 2014 – Barrett-Jackson, The World’s Greatest Collector Car AuctionsTM, announced today that it will host country music artists Rodney Atkins and Thompson Square as part of their exciting auction week in Scottsdale, Ariz., from Jan. 10-18, 2015, at WestWorld.Rodney Atkins, who is co-sponsored by Toby Keith’s “I Love This Bar & Grill” restaurant, will help kick off the auction week during Family Value Day on Saturday, Jan. 10, at 7:30 p.m. Country music duo Thompson Square will take center stage on Tuesday, Jan. 13, at 9 p.m.

“Barrett-Jackson and country music are both a part of the cultural fabric of America,” said Craig Jackson, chairman and CEO of Barrett-Jackson. “This is the first time in our company’s history that we’ve organized concerts of this scale and featured some of the most popular country artists.”

Rodney Atkins, an ACM Top New Male Vocalist, is a country music singer/songwriter whose six chart-topping hits include “Take A Back Road,” “It’s America,” “Cleaning This Gun (Come On In Boy),” “These Are My People,” “Watching You” and “If You’re Going Through Hell (Before the Devil Even Knows).” His fourth studio album, Take A Back Road, yielded Atkins’ fastest-rising single to date with the title track and he is currently working on a new album for longtime label home Curb Records.

Thompson Square is a husband/wife duo, comprised of Keifer and Shawna Thompson. They made music history by earning awards from both the ACM and CMA for “Vocal Duo of the Year” in 2012. Thompson Square was awarded its second consecutive ACM Award for “Vocal Duo of the Year” in April 2013.With two number one smash singles, five Top-15 hits, seven awards and over 25 nominations (including two Grammys as well as American Music Award and Teen Choice Award nods), Thompson Square is one of today’s hottest country music acts.

Tickets are sold separately for each concert and can be purchased online at, or at the gate at WestWorld. Ticket prices for each concert are:

General Admission:
$22, in advance
$29, day of show

General Admission Seats
$32, in advance
$39, day of show

General Admission Bleacher
$20, in advance
$25, day of show

Live coverage of the Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction in Scottsdale will be broadcast on Velocity and Discovery during 36 hours of live, high-definition TV coverage from Tuesday through Sunday, Jan. 13 – 18.

About The Barrett-Jackson Auction Company
Established in 1971 and headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, Barrett-Jackson, The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions™, is the leader in collector car auctions and automotive lifestyle events. The company produces auctions in Scottsdale, Arizona; Palm Beach, Florida; Las Vegas, Nevada; and Reno-Tahoe, Nevada. With broadcast partners, Velocity and Discovery Channel, Barrett-Jackson will feature 100 hours of live television coverage in 2015, including live international coverage in both Canada and Latin America. Barrett-Jackson also endorses a one-of-a-kind collector car insurance for collector vehicles and other valued belongings. For more information about Barrett-Jackson, visit, or call 480-421-6694.