Over the past eight weeks, thousand of fans went to Eventful.com to “demand” Luke Bryan’s album release show in their town. The results are in and Luke’s hometown of Leesburg, GA (w/ a population of about 3,000) came out on top with 2,478 votes! (Almost everyone in the town of Leesburg voted!)
“I appreciate all the hometown support,” says Luke. “This is going to be a great chance for me to get home and all the while play for the people who have supported me the most over the years. It’s going to be fun, and I can’t wait until this show rolls around. It will be the highlight of my album launch tour!”
“We love helping build stronger connections between fans and artists by enabling fans to influence where their favorite performers tour,” said Jordan Glazier, CEO of Eventful. “We’re excited to have helped Luke Bryan determine the location of his album release show based on the voice of his fans. Congratulations to Leesburg, Georgia.”
Luke’s sophomore album, Doin’ My Thing, hits stores October 6th. Luke admits that this album is a bit different than his debut album…
“My first album had great hits and it sold well, but everything about that album is beatable,” Luke says. “We wanted to make a bigger sounding record, something that moved a little down the road from the first record. We wanted to show my growth vocally and lyrically.”
For more information on Luke Bryan, check out his official website.
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