Luke Bryan Celebrates New Bar with Party on Broadway
30,000 Fans Crowd Downtown Nashville
LUKE’S 32 BRIDGE FOOD + DRINK
Luke & Caroline Bryan
Luke Bryan Acoustic Performance During Press Conference
Luke & Ryan Hurd
Luke & Cole Swindell
Nashville, TN – September 10, 2018 – Four-time Entertainer of the Year Luke Bryan performed a free concert for 30,000 fans in the heart of downtown Nashville tonight for the grand opening celebration of his new bar, LUKE’S 32 BRIDGE FOOD + DRINK.
Earlier today, Luke and his wife Caroline cut a camouflage ribbon to christen the opening of the bar followed by a press conference for media where Luke talked about his excitement for the venue opening and playing for the fans tonight. Luke kicked off the press event with an acoustic performance of his 21st career #1, “Sunrise, Sunburn, Sunset,” that landed at the top of the country singles charts today.
After openers DJ Rock, Chelsea Field and Jon Langston performed, Luke took the stage and played a 90 minute set. Luke’s show included many of his #1 hits as well as a guest appearance by Ryan Hurd on “Sunrise, Sunburn, Sunset,” who wrote the current #1 single with Zach Crowell and Chase McGill. Multi-Platinum selling singer/songwriter Cole Swindell made a surprise appearance and performed his #1 hit “Ain’t Worth The Whiskey” with Luke and the pair covered Tim McGraw’s “Where The Green Grass Grows.”
About Luke Bryan
Luke is a two-time Academy of Country Music and Country Music Association Entertainer of the Year, a five-time host of the ACM Awards, a NSAI Artist/Songwriter of the Year and he was named a CMT Artist of the Year six consecutive years. Luke has more certified digital singles than any other country artist with 40 million tracks and 12 million albums with three Billion music streams and he was the most-streamed country artist from 2012 to 2016. Luke has placed 21 singles at #1, 11 of which he co-wrote, and has headlined arena tours and sold-out stadiums across the U.S. performing for 1.5 Million fans in 2017 alone. This year, Luke’s “What Makes You Country Tour,” named Billboard Music Awards Top Country Tour, will run through the end of October with 40+ concerts and boasting 13 stadiums shows. In 2019, announced, Luke, along with Katy Perry and Lionel Richie, will return to the judges table for a second season on ABC’s American Idol.