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NYCS Swag Spotlight Featuring Restless Road

Restless Road

This week we spoke with the men of Restless Road, a new trio that continues to rise in popularity across the country music genre. The singers shared with us all about their writing and recording process, their time opening up for superstar, Kane Brown, and of course their journey to becoming a band.

Although Restless Road has gone through a few iterations as a band, the trio have finally found their sweet spot with Zach Beeken, Colton Pack, and Garrett Nichols as bandmates. Each brings something unique to the group. Growing up in different parts of the country, each member found their passion for music a little differently.

“I actually didn’t really get into singing until I was a bit older. I was about 15, 16 years old,” Beeken tells us, adding, “I grew up watching American Idol, and I saw Scotty McCreery audition and I thought that was the coolest thing ever.” Nowadays, he gravitates toward country singers with deeper voices like McCreery, Josh Turner, and the late Johnny Cash.

As for Pack, he credits his faith-filled upbringing as a big part of his career. “I started singing in church,” he shares, “I really didn’t start like as an actual thing until I was a freshman in high school and then I started making trips down to Nashville and writing.” He always had that “traditional backbone,” for country greats like Georgia Strait and Garth Brooks, but adds Keith Urban has always been a big inspiration for him and the trajectory of his career.

Growing up in Alabama, Nichols rounds out the trio. He fulfilled his father’s “rock star” dreams, when he fell in love with music, picking up a guitar when he was just 12 years old. He reminisced with us about his infatuation for Tim McGraw’s “Real Good Man,” adding “I would just sing that over and over again. […] I was really influenced by country music, I could not quit singing it.”

The three men finally crossed paths in 2013, after both Beeken and Pack auditioned as solo-artists on X-factor, and again as a band, but the group was not complete until Nichols received a DM via Instagram from the guys, asking for him to join. Interestingly enough, they met their tour mate, superstar, Kane Brown during their original X-factor audition. Little did they know that that relationship was going to help their careers blossom.

After several years in the industry, Restless Road received a text message that changed their lives and their careers. Brown not only invited the trio to open up for his ‘Worldwide Beautiful Tour,” a massive, sold-out arena tour, but signed them to his new label. “Honestly it was really surreal for us,” the men shared, “We have never released music before, and to be able to release music and as soon as we released it to head out on a major arena tour, it was something I just cannot describe,” added Pack, who spoke on the behalf of the group.

Although the tour has been halted, due to the worldwide pandemic and quarantine, Restless Road could not express enough gratitude for the experience and for fans, and added they cannot wait to get out there to play the rescheduled shows. “It will be over the top when we come back. I think we have a few things we have that we’re looking forward to when the tour comes back that we think fans will really enjoy.”

Until then, fans can continue to stream their debut self-titled EP. They worked really hard to cultivate a cohesive record, where each song can stand alone as a single. “All three of us picked songs that we felt stood out to us,” they said, “We always have a universal approach to [writing music] where we feel like anyone, everywhere can put themselves in that song.” The boys accomplished just that with songs that cover the spectrum for music fans.

As Restless Road waits out this chaotic time, they assure fans that they are in for a treat when they return, but send this sentiment to fans, “They can’t expect. That’s the goal.” It is a bit of a mystery of when the trio will put out a full-length project, but we know for sure that they will continue to write and hone their creative sides during downtime, and rest assure, they cannot wait to be the opening act and the first to take the stage when we are all able to get back to going to shows! Keep these guys on your watch list. They are the real deal!

To keep up with Restless Road follow them on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.

Restless Road is now available everywhere you buy or stream music. Take a listen below and check out more new recently released music here on our ‘New Country Music’ playlist. Be sure to give the playlist a follow for your weekly new country music fix.

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Here Are The Lyrics to Kane Brown’s ‘Cool Again’

Kane Brown "Cool Again" Lyrics

Thursday (Apr 23.), Kane Brown released a brand new song, “Cool Again” and it’s headed straight for country radio. Check out a review of the track and all of the details here. Follow along with the full lyrics below:

KANE BROWN – “Cool Again” Lyrics

I’ve been thinkin’ about ya lately
Reminiscin’, going crazy
Miss the way your kiss would keep me up

Hey, wish that you were here tonight
Drinkin’ vodka soda, extra limes
And we could just get back to being us

‘Cause I just wanna be cool again, cool again, cool again
Like we were last summer
Want you again, you again, you again
To be stealin’ my covers
All tangled in each other, nights still playin’ back in my head
I just wanna be cool again, cool again, cool again, yeah

Do you ever think about
The days we couldn’t live without each other
Where the hell did we go wrong

Hey, how’d we go from that to this
How’d we let a good thing slip
Do we really have to go move on

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“Cool Again” is now available everywhere you buy or stream music. Take a listen below and check out more recently released music here on our ‘New Country Music’ playlist. Be sure to give the playlist a follow for your weekly new country music fix.

 

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Kane Brown Drops New Song, “Cool Again”

cool again

Well, one thing that quarantine hasn’t canceled is Kane Brown. The artist has kept in contact with fans by maintaining that bond between song and listener, performing virtually on ACM: Our Country that aired on April 5, utilizing Instagram Live sessions and being active on all social media outlets. “Last Time I Say Sorry” was released, featuring John Legend, just four weeks ago. Now, another new single is out, and it speaks for everyone who just wants to be cool again. It’s a perfect set of words to hear during this time where the form of the world has meshed into an unrecognizable ball. Still, this one is lighthearted and creates a sense of a good-feeling summer from our living rooms.

“We wrote ‘Cool Again’ at a writing retreat when it was about 20 degrees outside,” Brown said in a press release. “At the time, it was about missing warm weather, but then it became so much more. It made us think about all the amazing memories of summer. We were really wanting to go back to that. I think that’s something people can really relate to in their own lives, especially right now.”

“’Cause I just wanna be cool again, cool again, cool again / Like we were last summer / Want you again, you again, you again / To be stealin’ my covers / All tangled in each other, nights still playin’ back in my head / I just wanna be cool again, cool again, cool again, yeah”

Brown showcases his versatile artistry in each production. “What Ifs” with Lauren Alaina and “Heaven” were the first #1 hits from this Tennessee native, displaying that variety was mastered from the beginning. In a similar sense, the last two projects have highlighted the ability of the musician to sing from the heart in one song and drop a beat in another.

To keep up with Kane Brown, follow him on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter.

“Cool Again” is now available everywhere you buy or stream music. Take a listen below and check out more recently released music here on our ‘New Country Music’ playlist. Be sure to give the playlist a follow for your weekly new country music fix.

“Cool Again” Lyrics:

I’ve been thinkin’ about ya lately
Reminiscin’, going crazy
Miss the way your kiss would keep me up

Hey, wish that you were here tonight
Drinkin’ vodka soda, extra limes
And we could just get back to being us

‘Cause I just wanna be cool again, cool again, cool again
Like we were last summer
Want you again, you again, you again
To be stealin’ my covers
All tangled in each other, nights still playin’ back in my head
I just wanna be cool again, cool again, cool again, yeah

Do you ever think about
The days we couldn’t live without each other
Where the hell did we go wrong

Hey, how’d we go from that to this
How’d we let a good thing slip
Do we really have to go move on

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Kane Brown and John Legend Collaborate on “Last Time I Say Sorry”

Kane Brown John Legend

This new collaboration with Kane Brown and John Legend is everything the music world needs in its discography: a quick-rise-to-the-charts country artist that is described to have a voice unparalleled to its vessel and a warm-hearted master that calms the souls of those fortunate enough to listen.

The arrangement of this track is perfect. It’s a tricky business when a singer lends his or her voice to a song because of the delicacy of music production. However, “Last Time I Say Sorry” delivers two things to make it an accomplished partner piece.  First, each artist is given the space to sign their name, as if it was their own, by utilizing their signature styles. For example, Legend sets the stage as if it’s a classic dedication to his wife, Chrissy Teigen, and attends to his soulful runs before Brown comes into the lead singer role for the second half of the verse.

John Legend Kane Brown

Artist Photo: Matthew Berinato

Secondly, the chorus is where these incredibly respected and admired musicians join to portray the chemistry, that is evident within the track, first-hand. This is where Legend explores background vocals, still maintaining his artistic tendencies. At the same time, Brown is on brand and executes his laid back, storytelling abilities.

“I won’t say I’m sorry over and over / Can’t just say I’m sorry, I’ve gotta show you / I won’t do it again, I’ll prove my love is true / I hope the last time I said sorry / Is the last time I said sorry to you”

Together, Brown and Legend are truly iconic. These men show vulnerability, regret, love, and compassion while, at the same time, showcase their strength and masculinity. In response, a widely successful partnership is created. The mature vocals solidify this production and provide listeners with a raw, deep surge of something genius.

You can catch Kane Brown and John Legend debut “Last Time I Say Sorry” during the ACM “Our Country” special broadcast on Sunday, April 5th at 8 pm CT on CBS.

To keep up with Kane Brown, follow him on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.

“Last Time I Say Sorry” is available everywhere you buy or stream music. Take a listen below and check out more new recently released music on our ‘New Country Music’ playlist. Be sure to give the playlist a follow for your weekly new country music fix.

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NYCS First Impression: Restless Road EP

Restless Road

The comeback for country band, Restless Road starts right now. The trio of Zach Beeken, Colton Pack and Garrett Nichols released their self-titled, debut EP on Friday including the soon-to-be smash hit “Take Me Home” featuring country superstar, Kane Brown. This band’s journey has been a long and winding road (fitting with their name) that, at one point, looked like it was coming to an end. But with the help of Brown, Restless Road was given a new life with the likelihood of more success than they ever could have imagined.

The first track, titled “One Step Ahead”, was written by Beeken, Nichols, Jim Beavers, Lindsay Rimes and former band member, Jared Keim. Using their mixed vocal ranges in harmony, the guys inform the girl in the song that whatever she wants, it has already been taken care of.

“If you need your kisses to last a little longer/ If you need your heartbeat to beat a little stronger / Don’t worry that pretty little mind, I’m already ready / Yeah baby, I’m one step ahead”

The second track, “Take Me Home” will most likely be the biggest hit off the EP. Featuring Brown, the song puts a more modern spin on John Denver’s “Take Me Home Country Roads”. Instead of West Virginia being home, home is where this girl is. The song’s protagonist cites the reason for his band’s little success on the road was due to them not being together. Watch the music video below:

“Take me home, take me home / To a place, I belong / Cause I miss ya, and I wish ya / would take me home, take me home”

Penned by Beeken, Nichols, Keim, Kyle Fishman, and Michael Whitworth, the third track, “All the Girls” is dedicated to, you guessed it, all the girls. The modern sound of this song is complimented by steel guitar in the background and a fiddle solo during the bridge.

“Why ya think that we been working all week / Who ya think we going out to meet / Why ya think we got a shotgun seat / All the girls”

The final track, “It Ain’t Easy” is their most vulnerable one. Written by Beeken, Nichols, Keim, Justin Wilson, Jacob Durrett, and Steve Bogard, it discusses how difficult life can be when you are starting to look for jobs, move out of your parents’ house and date seriously. This song can relate to almost any young adult beginning to go through this process. The final chorus is more personal to them and their journey to becoming a band.

“Learn to strum this old guitar / Pay the rent from a tip jar / Write a 3-chord country song that’s got some feelin’ / Sounds simple, but it ain’t easy”

Beeken, Pack and Brown all auditioned for the X-Factor in 2013 but got eliminated before making the top-40. However, the judges liked Beeken and Pack so much that they decided to bring them back for season three and have them audition as a trio with another contestant, Andrew Scholz. They finished in fourth place.

This led them to move to Nashville with the goal of becoming singer/songwriters and maybe even getting signed to a record deal. With a little luck, the band was on the verge of calling it quits before Brown came across Pack’s cover of “Good As You.” He then pitched the trio a song he saved and never recorded, “Take Me Home.” You can watch more of their story in this video below:

Brown invited Restless Road to join him on his Worldwide Beautiful Tour with special guests Chris Lane and Russell Dickerson which kicked off in Atlantic City on February 29th. Check out a full recap of the night here.  For more tour dates, head to their website.

To keep up with Restless Road, follow them on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

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Kane Brown Kicks Off The Worldwide Beautiful Tour with Sold Out Show

Saturday night (Feb 29.) country music fans came out in droves to catch the first night of Kane Brown’s ‘The Worldwide Beautiful’ Tour. Joining the multi-platinum selling artist for the sold-out show were Russell Dickerson and Chris Lane (who will rotate on the direct support slot throughout the tour) and country music’s hottest new trio, Restless Road.

Zach Beeken, Colton Pack and Garrett Nichols, the three band members who make up Restless Road, took the stage first, tasked with warming up the eager crowd. Earlier this week, news broke that Kane Brown had signed the trio as the flagship artist to his yet to be named record label. The announcement comes as a full-circle moment for Brown and the band as Brown initially met Beeken and Pack back in 2013 while competing on The X Factor, Brown’s first claim to fame.

Performing a mash-up of 90’s country hits including Toby Keith’s “Should’ve Been A Cowboy” and George Strait’s “Check Yes Or No”, Restless Road instantly captivated the already packed venue. In addition to the flawless medley, the group used their time on stage to introduce tracks from their brand new self-titled debut EP including “All the Girls” and “It Ain’t Easy”. Showcasing their impeccable harmonies and charm, the group quickly earned their spot on the tour.

ACM New Male Artist of the Year nominee and NYCountry Swag OG, Russell Dickerson took the stage next. The singer-songwriter opened his set with a brand new, unreleased song “Some Things Never Get Old” before diving right into his third number-one single, “Every Little Thing”. Fans erupted with screams and applause immediately as they recognized those first few familiar notes of the hit song. As Dickerson ran from one side of the stage to the other, the entire venue screamed back every single word.

After releasing his latest single, “Love You Like I Used To”, just about three weeks ago, Dickerson impressed as fans sang along to the brand new song, proving that the track is sure to have success as it makes it’s way to radio.

Dickerson kept the energy high performing crowd-favorites like “Billions” and “Blue Tacoma.” Just when you thought the set could not get any better, the future Entertainer of the Year revealed his mash-up of Cyndi Lauper’s “Girls Just Want To Have Fun”, Whitney Houston’s “I Wanna Dance With Somebody” and his own track from his debut album, “MGNO.” The epic performance has become a staple in Dickerson’s set. As he belted out the iconic vocals, while dancing on stage, the audience fed right off of his contagious energy jumping up and down and waving their arms, making the special moment perhaps the most energetic medley in country music shows today.

“…This is my first song that I ever put out. Thank you country radio, but first & foremost, thank you country music fans, the best fans in the entire world….” Dickerson emotionally thanked the crowd just before closing his set with a spectacular performance of his breakthrough smash hit, “Yours”.

Next to the stage was platinum artist, Chris Lane. Kicking off his set with his debut number one song, “Fix”, Lane immediately connected with the audience while showing off his undeniable swagger. Whether it was his version of Mario’s “Let Me Love You” or a special moment in the set when he hand-picked a young fan in the audience to join him on-stage as he performed “For Her”, Lane won the hearts of every fan in the room.

What’s most interesting about Lane is his versatility as an artist, not only in the tracks he chooses to cover but in his own songs as well. Lane can transition to performing songs from his catalog of music including fan favorites like “I Don’t Know About You” and “Big, Big Plans” to his mash-up of wide-ranging covers including everything from Alan Jackson’s “Chattahoochee” to Nelly’s “Ride Wit Me”. The way that the fans immersed in each of the tracks throughout the very dynamic set is what was most impressive. Unphased by the rollercoaster of the genres being blended, fans didn’t miss a beat of the exciting performance. For those newcomers in the audience expecting to catch a typical traditional country show, Lane pretty much set the tone for what was to be expected for the remainder of the night.

Kicking off night one of his headlining tour, Kane Brown surprised the crowd by dropping in from high above the stage, instantly creating screams and applause from his beloved fans. Keeping up with the momentum that his opening acts had set, Brown kept the crowd going opening with his upbeat third number-one single, “Lose It”.

Brown continued to impress song after song through his 75-minute set, playing crowd favorites like “What Ifs” and “Used to Love You Sober”. A highlight of the night came when a rare downtempo moment happened as Brown took a stool centerstage accompanied by two bandmates for an acoustic set. Brown displayed his emotional side and stunned the crowd as he sang “For My Daughter.” The budding country superstar wrote the tear-jerking song for his 4-month-baby girl as a promise to be the best dad he can be, unlike his own father.

Throughout the night Brown debuted not one, but two unreleased songs: “Vodka Cranberry” and “Be Like That“. The latter of which, he teased a possible collaboration and noted that the song would not only be released sometime in March, but it would also be his next single to radio. Judging from his performance and the crowd’s reaction, the song sounds like it will be an instant smash. Check out a sneak peek of both tracks in our exclusive videos.

When it came time for some covers, like Chris Lane, Brown showed off his ability to sing to a multitude of fans. Stunning the crowd with his flawless vocals as he sang “Drift Away” originally recorded by Dobie Gray, the 26-year-old then explained to the crowd how excited he was to take everyone back to middle school before singing, Soulja Boy’s “Crank That (Soulja Boy).” Ending his medley with Blackbear’s Top 40 hit, “Hot Girl Bummer”, Brown had every fan in the room out of their seats and jamming along to the unexpected mix of tunes.

Later in the show, Brown brought Restless Road back out to perform their collaborative soon-to-be smash hit, “Take Me Home”. Check it out in the video below.

The energy throughout Brown’s set was absolutely electric and with each song it only got higher. As Brown proceeded to sing “Pull It Off”, a track from his 2016 self-titled major-label debut album, he invited back Russell Dickerson and Chris Lane to the stage causing the entire arena to erupt.

Ending with “Heaven” and “One Thing Right” the Sony Nashville recording artist returned on a B stage at the back of the arena in an encore to sing “Good As You” before returning centerstage to close out the epic show.

The journey Brown takes fans on throughout his show proves his authenticity to his artistry. Taking moments to thank his fans, share stories of his upbringing and influences, and even sharing an emotional and vulnerable moment by admitting to being really nervous about this tour. The fans’ devotion to Brown remained clear throughout the entire night as fans stayed out of their seats and matched Brown’s energy, dancing and singing along to every song, and listening to every word.

In a December 2016 review of one of Brown’s very first NYC shows at Irving Plaza, we wrote of Brown “This promising talent possesses perhaps one of the most unique new voices in country music today and shows true potential for a skyrocketing career.” It seems we may have hit that nail on the head as Brown’s career continues to explode.

Check out more exclusive clips from the show on our Instagram Highlight.

To keep up with Restless Road, follow them on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.
To keep up with Russell Dickerson, follow them on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.
To keep up with Chris Lane, follow them on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.
To keep up with Kane Brown, follow him on InstagramTwitter, and Facebook.

 

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Restless Road Stun with Performance of “Take Me Home” ft. Kane Brown

Just days after being announced as Kane Brown’s flagship artist on his new record label, Restless Road not only debuted a brand new EP, but they also joined Brown on the launch of his Worldwide Beautiful Tour. As the tour kicked off, the trio took the stage during it’s opening night at Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall. Introducing themselves to Brown’s sold-out audience, the trio stunned the crowd with their impeccable vocals.

The new intriguing tune is a hit in the making, relying on outstanding vocals and a nostalgic feel to entice listeners. The beginning of the song starts with a familiar tune, both lyrically and sonically with “Take me home, take me home / To a place, I belong.” Of course, those lyrics are a modern take on John Denver’s iconic “Take Me Home Country Roads.” The group changes it up, singing about heading home to where a special girl is, rather than West Virginia.

Check it out in the video below from the Atlantic City show.

 

Brown lends his vocals to the second verse, adding some flavor and dimension to the already dazzling song. When we caught the live version over the weekend at the show, we couldn’t help but notice the chemistry the four talented men had on stage and the passion they all share for country music and their fans.

“Lights in my rearview almost gone / Thought I could make it / Man, was I wrong / Out on my own I Could only get so far / Then I realized I needed to be where you are”

Check out more exclusive clips from the show on our Instagram Highlight and a full recap of the sold-out show here. To keep up with Restless Road, follow them on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. To keep up with Kane Brown, follow him on InstagramTwitter, and Facebook.

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Kane Brown Previews New Unreleased Song, “Vodka Cranberry”

Saturday, February 29, 2020, Kane Brown kicked off the first night of his Worldwide Beautiful Tour with a sold-out show at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey. During the country superstar’s high-energy set, Brown surprised fans by debuting some new music including this unreleased track, “Vodka Cranberry”.

Check it out in the video below.

 

The lyrics describe a night at the club and the couple in the song blame their wild night of dancing on the high number of vodka cranberries they consumed. Its sound is reminiscent of Thomas Rhett’s “Don’t Threaten Me with a Good Time” as it is very funk-influenced and could get the crowd at a disco up on their feet. Its electro beat mixed with Brown southern vocals give it a unique sound.

In addition to “Vodka Cranberry”, Brown debuted a second unreleased track titled, “Be Like That”. Check it out here.

For more exclusive video clips from the show visit our Instagram Highlight and a full recap of the sold-out show here. To keep up with Kane Brown, follow him on InstagramTwitter, and Facebook.

 

 

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Kane Brown Debuts Brand New, Unreleased Song, “Be Like That”

During the opening night of Kane Brown’s Worldwide Beautiful Tour, the country superstar debuted a brand new track called, “Be Like That”. Brown prefaced the song, claiming that it would officially be released sometime in March and would be his next single to pop radio.

Check it out in the video below.

 

“Be Like That” is another heavily produced track in which the singer describes his complicated relationship. He hates constantly texting her and thinks he might be better off on his own but at the same time he says he’s not himself without her and he would never be able to move on if they broke up.  This is a common scenario that is not often expressed. The usual situation described in country music involves two people who have broken up but after a few drinks, they make an overnight mistake which leads them to evaluate their status. Brown calls attention to what’s going through the mind of someone in that relationship rather than what that person is doing to get over it.

He raps the bridge of the song and at the show, he teased a possible collaboration for the studio version of this track and mentioned it will be released sometime this month.

In addition to “Be Like That”, Brown debuted a second unreleased track titled, “Vodka Cranberry”. Check it out here.

For more exclusive video clips from the show visit our Instagram Highlight and a full recap of the sold-out show here. To keep up with Kane Brown, follow him on InstagramTwitter, and Facebook.

 

 

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Amazon Music Mini Documentary on Kane Brown, ‘Velocity’

Kane Brown

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Kane Brown has all the attributes to become a megastar in country music, and from the moment he stepped on stage, everyone knew he was going to blow up someday – we just didn’t know it was going to be this quickly. Titled “Velocity”, for the speed at which Brown’s career took off, Amazon Music released a mini-documentary on his career, covering everything from singing covers on Facebook to selling out the Staples Center in Los Angeles and becoming one of Nashville’s brightest stars. Watch the whole thing below.

“I was just messing around, I don’t even think I was trying to make a career out of it,” Brown said of his viral Facebook videos. “I was working two jobs just trying to afford my truck…I was never thinking a record label would hit me up or anything.”

Brown attended five different high schools growing up, so his following on social media was very large to begin with. He studied up on how to go viral, but he didn’t feel it was working until he woke up one morning to see one of his videos had tons of views. According to his manager, Martha Earls, at one point he was growing by almost 20,000 followers a day.

“The next question is: are people be willing to get out from behind their computer and come out to a show,” Earls pondered. “The first show we did in Darlington, South Carolina…we put it on sale and it sold out in like 20 minutes.” Another attribute that makes Brown so successful is his ability to connect with his fans. He would stay late after each show and meet every single fan who waited to see him. His stardom quickly spread across the nation and he got his first shot of playing amphitheaters when he was the first act on Florida Georgia Line’s Dig Your Roots Tour in 2016.

“So many people laugh at when you do those amphitheater tours because you’re on at seven o’clock and it’s still light out and no one is in the stands,” Brown’s day-day manager, Nikki Boon claimed. “But those seats were full, every single night…everyone wanted to see Kane.” Brown said he’s now more comfortable playing large theaters and arenas than small, intimate clubs.

Brown became a new man when his wife Katelyn gave birth to their daughter, Kingsley. It has allowed him to grow from boy into a man and completely change his outlook on life for the better. “Growing up without a dad is a very traumatic experience,” Brown’s barber and friend, CT Kutz commented. “His call right now is to change that narrative.” “Just being a dad that’s always there will be a huge part of her life and I can give her anything she wants,” Brown said proudly. “She’s my life.”

The Staples Center show was scheduled to be the last stop in 2019 for Brown and his crew; a memorable way to close out his first headlining-arena tour. The show got pushed back due to the sudden passing of his drummer and good friend, Kenny Dixon.
“Those moments either break you or pull you together and I think our team had a realization of how close we are and how much we needed each other,” Earls stated.

The documentary ends with clips from the sold-out Staples Center show. It puts into perspective how much Brown has grown in such little amount of time. It’s a testament to his talent, hard work, dedication and showmanship and the way we see it, his career has only just begun.

Keep up with Kane Brown by following him on InstagramTwitter, and Facebook.

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