MATS Concert

Every year Attendees are treated to a complimentary concert on the Friday night of MATS. Tickets are typically distributed by the sponsoring Exhibitor and are made available on Thursday and Friday morning from the Exhibitor's booth. We have not announced the 2015 concert headliner, check back here for more details.

Concert Hours

March 27, 2015

Doors Open : 6:30PM
Concert Starts : 7:00PM


The concert will be held on-site in Freedom Hall at the Kentucky Exposition Center


Tickets will be distributed from the Mobil Delvac Booth #18160 in the North Wing during show hours.

2015 Concert Line-Up

For the seventh consecutive year, the Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) is proud to announce that the team behind Mobil Delvac™ heavy-duty diesel engine oil will present a free concert on Friday, March 27 for all MATS 2015 attendees. Concertgoers will be treated to an outstanding musical performance as two incredibly talented acts take the stage to put on an exciting event for all the country music fans in attendance.

The evening kicks off with Chris Hennessee, a talented singer, songwriter, and musician from Nashville, TN, who has recently been performing with The Jamey Johnson Band and playing select tour dates across the nation. Chris is sure to entertain with his gritty style of the classic country sound as he brings the Music City to Louisville. All in attendance will enjoy Chris’ soon-to-be hits, such as “Georgiana”, “Better Days” and the acoustically driven ballad, “Red Dress”.

Up next, The Marshall Tucker Band will headline the free Mobil Delvac concert with their blend of rock, rhythm and blues, jazz, country, and gospel that proved instrumental in establishing the southern rock genre in the 1970s. With numerous hit singles spanning their storied 40 year history, including "Heard It In a Love Song", "Fire On The Mountain", "Can't You See", and "Take The Highway", The Marshall Tucker Band will showcase the talent that has earned them seven gold and three platinum albums and why the band was chosen to headline the free concert for attendees of the 2015 MATS.

The concert will be held on-site in Freedom Hall of the Kentucky Exposition Center immediately following the Friday edition of the Mid-America Trucking Show (March 27, 2015). Complimentary tickets will be distributed, while supplies last, from the Mobil Delvac Booth #18160 in the North Wing during show hours.

Click here for the full press release!