Luke Bryan's farm town trek will return in 2019! The country star announced plans to bring his annual “Farm Tour” to a handful of small farming communities across the US once again this fall.
The 2019 run gets underway September 26 in Marshall, WI before setting out to hit a total of six towns including Richland, Pleasantville, Louisburg, and Douglass. A final show in Norman, OK will wrap things up on October 5.
The newly announced dates will coincide with Bryan’s “Sunset Repeat Tour,” which is set to play throughout the summer before closing out on October 25.
The “Knockin’ Boots” singer and American Idol judge began the annual “Farm Tour” a decade ago with a goal to raise money and awareness for farmers and farm towns in America.
2019 “Farm Tour” Dates:
Sept. 26 – Marshall, WI
Sept. 27 – Richland, MI
Sept. 28 – Pleasantville, OH
Oct. 3 – Louisburg, KS
Oct. 4 – Douglass, KS
Oct. 5 – Norman, OK
Who is Luke Bryan?
Country superstar Luke Bryan discovered his passion for music in his early teens – drawing on inspiration he found within his parent’s record collection that housed some of the greats like George Strait, Conway Twitty, Merle Haggard, and Alan Jackson. He began playing with local bands shortly after earning his first guitar at age 14, eventually writing his own material a few short years later.
Bryan continued to pursue his passion for music throughout college with hopes of making it big one day. That was until his brother was killed in a tragic accident, putting his aspirations for a career in music on the backburner. Reluctant to fully devote himself to his dreams again, Bryan returned home from college to work in the family business. It was then that his father gave him an ultimatum – “move to Nashville, or you’re fired.”
Bryan hit the road, his sights set on Nashville in the early 2000s. He was quickly signed to a record label, releasing his studio debut I’ll Stay Me in 2007. Doin’ My Thing followed in 2009, spawning two number one singles and peaking at number two on the country chart. He returned with his chart-topping third album Tailgates & Tanlines in 2011. The album debuted at the number two spot on the Billboard 200 and housed the smash-hit single “Country Girl (Shake It for Me).” Tailgates & Tanlines would earn a quadruple-platinum certification and become his best-selling album until the release of Crash My Party in 2015. He has since released two more studio albums (Kill the Lights, 2015, and What Makes You Country, 2017).
Despite having a dream that was nearly derailed, Bryan has risen above the challenges, going straight to the top of the charts. He has released fourteen number-one hits over the course of his 13-year career, selling over 27 million singles and seven million albums worldwide. Bryan has been named “Entertainer of the Year” by both the Academy of Country Music and the Country Music Association. Aside from his undeniable musical talent, he is also known for his philanthropic support of causes that are near to his heart, including AIDS, HIV, and cancer research, children’s disaster relief, health, and human rights.