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A couple of years ago every single magazine and newspaper thought it was cool to say things about me that weren’t true, and things about me that were mean, and things I couldn’t correct them on. But you did. And I just want you to know that I’m never going to forget what you did. That you showed up for me when my hands were tied behind my back and I couldn’t say anything to fight back. You fought back, and you kept showing up, and kept filling stadiums, and here we are. And in those years while you were sticking up for me, I was writing a new album called 1989

Music may be inanimate, but there is still so much life to it.

Sometimes it’s better to sit in the back of a concert. By doing so you can drown yourself in your surroundings. Breathe in the music and let it fill your body to it’s full capacity.

This is how you bring music to life.

Luke Bryan’s 2017 Tour Dates

May 5 — Nashville, Tenn. @ Bridgestone Arena
May 12 — Bristow, Va. @ Jiffy Lube Live
May 13 — Hartford, Conn. @ Xfinity Theatre
May 18 — Moline, Ill. @ iWireless Center
June 1 — Cincinnati, Ohio @ Riverbend Music Center
June 3 — St. Louis, Mo. @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
June 9 — Little Rock, Ark. @ Verizon Arena
June 10 — Tulsa, Okla. @ BOK Center
June 16-17 — Atlanta, Ga. @ Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
June 23 — Hershey, Pa. @ Hershey Park Stadium
June 24 — Mansfield, Mass. @ Xfinity Center
June 25 — Columbia, Mo. @ Merriweather Post Pavilion
July 13 — Bethel, N.Y. @ Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
July 15 — Cleveland, Ohio @ Progressive Field
July 16 — Holmdel, N.J. @ PNC Bank Arts Center
July 21 — Kansas City, Mo. @ Sprint Center
Aug. 12 — Syracuse, N.Y. @ Lakeview Amphitheater
Aug. 17 — Virginia Beach, Va. @ Veteran’s Arena Amphitheater
Aug. 18 — Charlotte, N.C. @ PNC Music Pavilion
Aug. 19 — Raleigh, N.C. @ Music Park at Walnut Creek
Aug. 25 — Darien Lake, N.Y. @ Darien Lake Performing Arts Center
Aug. 26 — Saratoga Springs, N.Y. @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center
Aug. 27 — Jones Beach, N.Y. @ Nikon at Jones Beach Theater
Sept. 6 — Scranton, Pa. @ Pavilion at Montage Mountain
Sept. 8 — Philadelphia, Pa. @ Citizen’s Bank Park
Sept. 9 — Pittsburgh, Pa. @ KeyBank Pavilion
Sept. 15 — Indianapolis, Ind. @ Klipsch Music Center
Sept. 16 — Chicago, Ill. @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheater
Sept. 21 — Austin, Texas @ Austin360 Amphitheater
Sept. 22 — Houston, Texas @ Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
Sept. 23 — Dallas, Texas @ Gexa Energy Pavilion
Oct. 12 — Concord, Calif. @ Concord Pavilion
Oct. 13 — Wheatland, Calif. @ Toyota Amphitheatre
Oct. 14 — Mountain View, Calif. @ Shoreline Amphitheatre
Oct. 19 — Albuquerque, N.M. @ Isleta Amphitheater
Oct. 21 — Salt Lake City, Utah @ USANA Amphitheater
Oct. 26 — Phoenix, Ariz. @ AK-Chin Pavilion
Oct. 27 — San Diego, Calif. @ Sleep Train Amphitheatre
Oct. 28 — San Bernadino, Calif. @ San Manuel Amphitheater

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On this day in music history: April 9, 1939 - Opera contralto Marian Anderson performs on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC. The famed opera singer is barred from performing a concert at Constitution Hall, owned by the Daughters Of The American Revolution (D.A.R.) because she is black. As a result of the furor this creates, thousands of D.A.R. members including First Lady Of The United States Eleanor Roosevelt resign from the organization in protest. Mrs. Roosevelt and Secretary Of The Interior Harold L. Ickes intervenes on Ms. Anderson’s behalf, arranging for her perform at the Lincoln Memorial on the National Mall on Easter Sunday. Accompanied by pianist Kosti Vehanen, Anderson sings before an integrated audience of over 75,000 people at the memorial, with the concert also being broadcast live on radio across the United States to an audience of millions. The concert is regarded as an important event in American history in the fight against racial prejudice and discrimination. The event is captured on film for the documentary film “Marian Anderson: The Lincoln Memorial Concert”. In 2001, the film is selected for preservation by the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress, for its ongoing cultural and historic significance.