Big & Rich are an American country music duo comprising Big Kenny (Kenny Alphin) and John Rich (formerly of Lonestar). The duo first performed together in 1998. Martina McBride recorded Alphin and Rich’s song “She’s a Butterfly” in 2003, and Big & Rich landed a record deal a few months later.
Their sophomore album, Comin’ To Your City, was released on November 15, 2005. Big Kenny’s solo CD from 1999, Live a Little, & John Rich’s solo CD from 1999 Underneath The Same Moon were also released in 2005. Big Kenny and his wife, Christiev, welcomed a son on November 2, 2005. They named him Lincoln William Holiday and John Rich has been named his godfather. Big and Rich also co-headlined in the “Deuces Wild” tour with Brooks & Dunn and the Warren Brothers.