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Luke Bryan Lyrics to Use As Instagram Captions

Luke Bryan is hitting the road this summer on his Sunset Repeat tour with Cole Swindell, Jon Langston, and DJ Rock. The tour will be making stops on July 13th & 14th, at Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater and on September 7th at PNC Bank Arts Center. Grab your tickets and get ready to party all night long.

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If you have been a fan of Bryan throughout the years then you know his music focuses on rural living, love, and drinking. His biggest radio hits are known for being catchy and there is a song that is perfect for everyone. Bryan’s crafty lyrics are great for Instagram captions. Check out the list below to make your pictures even better.

1. “Rain makes corn, corn makes whiskey, whiskey makes my baby, feel a little frisky” – Rain is a Good Thing

2. “If you ain’t here to party you picked the wrong place” – If You Ain’t Here to party

3. Roll down the windows, turn it on up, pour a little crown in a Dixie cup, get the party started – Drunk on You

4. “All I know is I don’t want this night to end” – I Don’t Want This Night to End

5. “Kick the dust up, let’s back it on up, fill your cup up, let’s tear it up” – Kick The Dust Up

6. “Sunrise, sunburn, sunset, repeat” – Sunrise, Sunburn, Sunset

7. “Hey I’m a little drunk on you and high on summertime” – Drunk on You

8. “Country girl, shake it for me” – Country Girl (Shake It For Me)

9. “Huntin’, fishin’, and lovin’ every day, that’s the prayer that a country boy prays” – Huntin’, Fishin’, Lovin’ Every Day

10.“Just be proud of what makes you country” – What Makes You Country

 

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In Honor of International Women’s Day: Country Music Wives

Here at NY Country Swag, we love to spotlight incredible artists and industry people to learn from their success and failures. We especially love to champion the success of women in this field, and with International Women’s Day this Friday we were inspired to compile a list of some of the very talented and successful women, who just so happen to be married to some of country music’s biggest stars.

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Nicole Kidman

Married to CMA Entertainer of the Year, Keith Urban, Nicole Kidman is the epitome of a boss. She, of course, is an actual movie star and producer. Having won awards, including Oscars and Golden Globes, Kidman can literally do it all. Additionally, she is an activist and a Goodwill Ambassador, who takes pride in charity work, especially for organizations geared towards empowering women. Urban and Kidman are always there to support each other’s endeavors, making their marriage and love something to be admired.

Country Music Wives

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Lauren Akins

The beautiful and compassionate, Lauren Akins is the wife of country star Thomas Rhett. Even before she found herself in the spotlight, Akins had committed to helping children around the world. She frequently visits Africa to work with the organization 147 Million, which assists in providing critical needs to impoverished children impacted by the orphan crisis. Akins adopted her daughter Willa Gray through the mission and continues her work with those children. She also works in Uganda with a sister organization, Love One International, where she created a jewelry line to help raise money.

Country Music Wives

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Brittany Aldean

Besides being an awesome mother of two young babies, entertainer Jason Aldean’s wife, Brittany Aldean recently started her own business. She launched her clothing line at the end of last year, when she was still pregnant with her daughter, Navy. Her line debut loungewear, including sweatshirts and pajamas. The entrepreneur plans to expand her line in the upcoming months. Women can check out her collection via shopbrittanyaldean.com

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Kailey Dickerson

Russell Dickerson’s wife, Kailey, was our February 2018 ‘Woman of the Month’ because of her hardworking and selfless personality. During her education at Belmont University in Nashville, she discovered her knack and passion for photography, leading her to launch her own photography business Kaileyography. She has traveled the world taking pictures for all different charitable organizations, including when friends, Thomas Rhett and Lauren Akins adopted their daughter, Willa Gray. Additionally, Dickerson plays a vital part in her husband’s career, as she famously shot Russell’s $6 Video for his breakout single, “Yours.” She continues to champion his success, while quietly and confidently finding her own.

Country Music Wives

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Caroline Boyer

Married to superstar, Luke Bryan, Caroline Boyer can hold her own next to her multi-faceted husband. Boyer’s name may not be as recognizable as some other’s because she chooses to keep a low profile. Although she lives a quiet life, she is a busy woman. She is a mother of two boys, they also adopted their nephew back in 2014.  She is a big part of the Brett Boyer Foundation, an organization was created out of tragedy, when her niece, Sadie Brett Boyer passed away as an infant, due to complications related to Congenital Heart Disease and Down Syndrome. The organization aims to raise awareness and funds for improving patient’s lives and provide support for families. She continues to be a staple at all events for the foundation, as well as, an essential part in spreading the message.

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Katherine Blasingame

Known as ‘the woman who tamed country singer Eric Church’, Katherine Blasingame has her own place in the music industry. Blasingame worked as a successful country music publisher, pitching songs to artists before Church even made it big in the industry. She remains a major influence for Church and his music. Blasingame also founded The Chief Cares Fund with her husband back in 2013. The Chief Cares Fund is a non-profit that is responsible for charitable giving worldwide. Blasingame remains an integral part in her husband’s career, as well as, within the organization.

Country Music Wives

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Morgane Stapleton

The wife of the talented Chris Stapleton, Morgane Stapleton is a force to be reckoned with. Besides being a rockstar mother of four with one on the way, she is a singer-songwriter in her own right. Morgane often performs with her husband, singing background and harmony vocals both live and recorded. Stapleton credits his wife for being instrumental in the creation of his award-winning record. In addition, she has written songs for artists, such as Carrie Underwood and Kellie Pickler, as well as, provided background vocals on records for singers such as Dierks Bentley and Lee Ann Womack.

These wives of country musicians all embody women with ambition, compassionate, and most importantly, can and do serve as role models to other women both in and out of the industry. These women and many others can stand on their own, as well as, in support of their awesome husbands. We hope to continue to see and champion more and more women as they find their success.  For more incredible women in the music industry, check out our Women of the Month series.

 

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Luke Bryan Announces His ‘Sunset Repeat Tour’

This morning fans woke up to Instagram posts from Luke Bryan, Cole Swindell, and Jon Langston, no caption just a photo of the three of them looking very suspicious.  Like most fans, we could only assume that with major tours being announced over the past two weeks like Jason Aldean, Old Dominion, Florida Georgia Line and most recently, Maren Morris, that a big announcement was on the horizon for the “What Makes You Country” singer.

Just as suspected, hours later around 9:30PM (ET), Bryan took to social media to officially announce his 2019 “Sunset Repeat Tour” with guests Cole Swindell and Jon Langston. The tour kicks off this May in Philadelphia and runs through October. Last year, Bryan brought his stadium tour to Metlife Stadium and New York Country Swag brought two busloads of people to tailgate and enjoy the show. This summer, Bryan’s tour will return to Northwell Health Jones Beach Theatre on July 13th.

Check out the full list of tour dates below. For more information and on sale dates click here.

Make sure you’re following @NYCOUNTRYSWAG on Instagram, so you don’t miss any upcoming announcements, ticket giveaways and more.

Luke Bryan’s 2019 Sunset Repeat Tour Dates:

May 31 — Philadelphia, Pa. @ BB&T Pavilion
June 1 — Bristol, Va. @ Jiffy Lube Live
June 2 — Charlotte, N.C. @ PNC Music Pavilion
June 6 — Hershey, Pa. @HersheyPark Stadium
June 7 — Burgettstown, Pa. @Keybank Pavilion
June 8 — Cincinnati, Ohio @Riverbend Music Center
June 13 — Phoenix, Ariz. @ Ak-Chin Pavilion
June 14 — Albuquerque, N.M. @ Isleta Amphitheater
July 11 — Saratoga Springs, N.Y. @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center
July 13 — Wantagh, N.Y. @ Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater
July 19 — Orange Beach, Ala. @ The Wharf Amphitheater
July 20 — Orange Beach, Ala. @ The Wharf Amphitheater
July 21 — Brandon, Miss. @ Brandon Amphitheater
July 25 — Birmingham, Ala. @ Oak Mountain Amphitheatre
July 26 — Atlanta, Ga. @ Cellairis Amphitheatre at Lakewood
August 17 — St. Louis, Mo. @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
August 18 — Indianapolis, Ind. @ Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center
August 22 — Fresno, Calif. @ Save Mart Center
August 23 — Sacramento, Calif. @ Toyota Amphitheatre
August 24 — Mountain View, Calif. @ Shoreline Amphitheater
September 5 — Toronto, Ont. @ Budweiser Stage
September 7 — Holmdel, N.J. @ PNC Bank Arts Center
September 8 — Virginia Beach, Va. @ Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater
September 12 — Bethel, N.Y. @ Bethel Woods Center for the Artsbethel
September 14 — Cleveland, Ohio @ Blossom Music Center
October 12 — Raleigh, N.C. @Coastal Credit Union Music Park

 

 

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Luke Bryan Teases 2019 Tour with Cole Swindell & Jon Langston

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This morning fans woke up to Instagram posts from Luke Bryan, Cole Swindell, and Jon Langston, no caption just a photo of the three of them looking very suspicious.  We can only assume that with major tours being announced over the past two weeks like Jason Aldean, Old Dominion, Florida Georgia Line and most recently, Maren Morris, that a big announcement is on the horizon for the “What Makes You Country” singer.

Last year, Bryan brought his stadium tour to Metlife Stadium and New York Country Swag brought two busloads of people to tailgate and enjoy the show. Be on the lookout for the announcement and tour dates hopefully any day now.

*UPDATE: Just as suspected, hours later around 9:30PM (ET), Bryan took to social media to officially announce his 2019 “Sunset Repeat Tour” with guests Cole Swindell and Jon Langston. The tour kicks off this May in Philadelphia and runs through October. The Sunset Repeat Tour will return to the New York Area on July 13th at Northwell Health Jones Beach Theatre.

Check out the full list of tour dates below. For more information and on sale dates click here.

Make sure you’re following @NYCOUNTRYSWAG on Instagram, so you don’t miss any upcoming announcements, ticket giveaways and more.

Luke Bryan’s 2019 Sunset Repeat Tour Dates:

May 31 — Philadelphia, Pa. @ BB&T Pavilion
June 1 — Bristol, Va. @ Jiffy Lube Live
June 2 — Charlotte, N.C. @ PNC Music Pavilion
June 6 — Hershey, Pa. @HersheyPark Stadium
June 7 — Burgettstown, Pa. @Keybank Pavilion
June 8 — Cincinnati, Ohio @Riverbend Music Center
June 13 — Phoenix, Ariz. @ Ak-Chin Pavilion
June 14 — Albuquerque, N.M. @ Isleta Amphitheater
July 11 — Saratoga Springs, N.Y. @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center
July 13 — Wantagh, N.Y. @ Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater
July 19 — Orange Beach, Ala. @ The Wharf Amphitheater
July 20 — Orange Beach, Ala. @ The Wharf Amphitheater
July 21 — Brandon, Miss. @ Brandon Amphitheater
July 25 — Birmingham, Ala. @ Oak Mountain Amphitheatre
July 26 — Atlanta, Ga. @ Cellairis Amphitheatre at Lakewood
August 17 — St. Louis, Mo. @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
August 18 — Indianapolis, Ind. @ Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center
August 22 — Fresno, Calif. @ Save Mart Center
August 23 — Sacramento, Calif. @ Toyota Amphitheatre
August 24 — Mountain View, Calif. @ Shoreline Amphitheater
September 5 — Toronto, Ont. @ Budweiser Stage
September 7 — Holmdel, N.J. @ PNC Bank Arts Center
September 8 — Virginia Beach, Va. @ Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater
September 12 — Bethel, N.Y. @ Bethel Woods Center for the Artsbethel
September 14 — Cleveland, Ohio @ Blossom Music Center
October 12 — Raleigh, N.C. @Coastal Credit Union Music Park

 

 

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Luke Bryan Plays His Last Show of 2018 in NYC

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Last night, New York country fans kicked off the week at Hammerstein Ballroom with country superstar, Luke Bryan. Two years in a row, Bryan has played an exclusive New York City show during the first week of December. Last year was an intimate Pandora event in honor of the release of his sixth studio album, What Makes You Country. This year the event was presented by Citi/AAdvantage, releasing tickets exclusively for cardholders, along with Bryan’s Nut House fan club members.

As the music started, the band began to take their spots leaving Bryan to make a solo entrance on the catwalk saying, “How are we feeling tonight?! Where are the country girls at in downtown Manhattan? This is our last show of the year right here!,” before opening the show with his infectious hit, “Country Girl (Shake It For Me).” The superstar was not one to disappoint when it came to putting on the best show for his fans. The last time he was in our area was his Metlife Stadium show in June of this year. Just like then, he had a ton of energy on stage and tried to get as close to the crowd as possible. He was constantly on the catwalk, taking audience member’s phones to snap selfies, as well as signing people’s hats throughout the night.

It was a night to never forget, he sang all his hits and fan favorites like, “Sunrise, Sunburn, Sunset,” “What Makes You Country,” “Huntin’, Fishin’ And Lovin’ Every Day,” “I Don’t Want This Night To End,” “Crash My Party,” and “Rain Is A Good Thing.” As the night went on he stopped to talk to the crowd about the holidays, exercising, and football, while mentioning, “This is so fun!… It’s just amazing to get to play like 2,000 seaters, it’s been a few years since I’ve done that. Now don’t get carried away I do love playing Metlife now!”

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Even though it was a Monday night, it didn’t stop the crowd from coming out and having the time of their lives while singing back every lyric all night long. Right before the encore, Bryan sang “Play It Again,” but couldn’t leave the stage until he heard it sang back to him one last time in 2018. The crowd erupted in cheers while he led the sing-along, with every person in the crowd singing the lyrics right back to him as seen in the video below.

As the night was coming to an end, he sang his encore songs, “Move” and “That’s My Kind Of Night,” leaving everyone energized and wanting more. Before leaving the stage for good, he thanked the crowd once again for showing up and saying, “We will see you in 2019! Thank you Hammerstein Ballroom!”

 

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Luke Bryan Joins American Idol Judges on Live with Kelly & Ryan

Earlier this week, country music megastar Luke Bryan and his fellow American Idol judges, Katy Perry, and Lionel Richie appeared on Live with Kelly and Ryan to get ready for Season 2 of the show. The judges decided to have a little pre-Halloween fun and came out dressed as animals. Bryan was dressed as an eagle, while his fellow judges were dressed as a blow-up sloth and panda. The three also played a game of ‘Who’s Most Likely’ with host Ryan Seacrest. Bryan voted for himself as most likely to sing in the shower. You can watch the interview here.

The three judges looked very cozy together after only working together for one season. Going into the first season of American Idol, the three didn’t know each other very well or had ever really worked together. They now consider each other family.

“I didn’t really know Luke,” Perry said “I had seen him hosting the CMAs and singing ‘Huntin’, Fishin’…’” “She had seen some of my online shaking,” Bryan says with a laugh.  The show has brought the two very close that they even seek advice from one another.  “I call Lionel about my kids,” says Bryan. “I’m like, ‘Lionel, what do I do now? What do I do with this latest thing?’ Lionel has got all the knowledge.”

Bryan’s had a very busy year outside of his American Idol gig. He recently wrapped up his touring year for 2018, where he hit multiple stadiums around the country as well as other big name venues. He also scored two No. 1 hits in 2018 with “Most People Are Good” and “Sunrise, Sunburn, Sunset,” both from his most recent album, What Makes You Country. He also released the title song as his latest single. Make sure to check out the newest season of American Idol coming in 2019.

 

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Luke Bryan Releases Steamy New Video for “Sunrise, Sunburn, Sunset”

Few things sum up summer like sunrises, sunburns, sunsets, and Luke Bryan. Year after year, the country superstar gives us songs that provide the quintessential soundtrack to our barbecues and beach parties, and 2018 is no exception. This week, Bryan released the music video for his latest single, “Sunrise, Sunburn, Sunset.”

The video tells the tale of a young couple who have found a sun-tanned kind of love, showing them swimming, boating, and sharing sun-burnt kisses. The video was directed by Michael Monaco and filmed at Sunset Marina on Dale Hollow Lake near Byrdstown, Tennessee. The marina provided a picturesque backdrop for Bryan and his ode to summer romance.

“‘Sunrise, Sunburn, Sunset’ is, it’s a perfect song in my opinion,” said Bryan in a statement. “It’s reflective. It talks about love in a summer and summer love. It doesn’t get any better than summer love way back when. And then when you say ‘Sunrise, Sunburn, Sunset, Repeat,’ that’s what you do in the summer. You wake up. You go get your tan on, and the sun goes down and you do it over and over.”

The sentimental summer song was written by country hitmakers Zach Crowell, Ryan Hurd and Chase McGill.

This past weekend, Luke became the first country artist to headline and sell out Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles as part of his What Makes You Country Tour, tweeting, “Dodger Stadium changed my life tonight. Thank you from the bottom of my heart for being here.”  He’ll continue the trend of sold-out show, shake it, stadium, repeat, hitting the road with upcoming tour stops in Denver, Indianapolis, St. Louis, San Antonio, and Chicago.  Click here to read about the What Makes You Country Tour stop at MetLife Stadium.

While Bryan may be reveling in the warmth of summer, he’ll be back under the bright lights of Hollywood alongside Ryan Seacrest, Katy Perry, and Lionel Richie for the second season of ABC’s American Idol reboot.

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Luke Bryan and Sam Hunt Break Records + NYCountry Swag Tailgate…

A busload of NYCountry Swag Fans Head to Luke Bryan + Sam Hunt at MetLife Stadium

A busload of NYCountry Swag Fans Head to Luke Bryan + Sam Hunt at MetLife Stadium

The humidity and sun beating down didn’t stop Luke Bryan’s fans from packing out Metlife Stadium this past Saturday.  New York Country Swag headed to the New Jersey venue by the busload, bringing 50 fans from Rockaway Beach to tailgate and get to experience the record-breaking concert “What Makes You Country” event.  The lineup included four absolute powerhouse country artists: Morgan Wallen, Jon Pardi, Sam Hunt and finally headliner, Luke Bryan.

As the fans filed in from their tailgates, Morgan Wallen performed his huge single “Up Down” and Jon Pardi sang songs off his critically acclaimed album California Sunrise including “Heartache on the Dancefloor” and “Dirt on my Boots”.

Next up, Sam Hunt took the stage opening with his latest “Downtown’s Dead” then played all of the songs from his album Montevallo. He also took time to slow things down, grabbing a guitar and playing some old school country music acoustically. He closed his hour long set with “Body Like A Backroad”, to which every single person in the audience was singing along.

Finally, as the sun set, Luke Bryan took the stage with a pyrotechnic show as well as fireworks, opening his set with “Country Girl (Shake It For Me).  Bryan entertained for nearly two hours, at one point even rolling a giant cooler onto the stage and throwing Miller Lite beers out to the crowd.  It was the largest stadium crowd he has ever played for and his energy and vocal ability thrilled New York and New Jersey fans, singing songs from all of his albums that have gotten him to where he is today, a total superstar.

As if the spectacle wasn’t enough, he closed with “Rain is a Good Thing” before coming back for a two song encore. As the final song came to a close, like magic the skies opened up and rain droplets covered the crowds as they cheered and walked to their cars or buses on a total high.

 

Catch the What Makes You Country tour as it makes its way across the country.  For tickets and more info click here.

 

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NYCountry Swag Partners with Swerve for a Country-Music-Themed Fitness Class…

NYCountry Swag x Swerve Fitness

This past Saturday, New York Country Swag teamed up with Swerve Fitness in Midtown Manhattan to host a country-music-themed spin class.  Swerve classes are unlike other cycle classes in that each bike is positioned in a team setting, blue, green or red and lights above the bikes go off during the class defining your teammates.  Combining teamwork and technology, Swerve allows riders to become a part of a team and work towards a specific goal that is displayed on the boards in the front of the room. You feel accountable and motivated to spin to the best of your ability and that aspect makes the classes unique and fun.

During our country ride, riders spun along to Florida Georgia Line’s “Cruise” feat. Nelly, Shania Twain’s “Man, I Feel Like A Woman” and Luke Bryan’s “Country Girl (Shake It For Me)”. Our followers enjoyed the fitness class with their favorite music.  Thanks to our friends at Swerve for working with us to create such a fun class and a great way to kick off our morning! Stay tuned for more fun events from New York Country Swag.

 

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#TBT Luke Bryan’s Very First Number One Single “Rain Is A Good Thing”

Luke Bryan is celebrating his 20th number one single this week with “Most People Are Good”, off his recent album, “What Makes You Country,”  In honor of the moment, Let’s take a look back at the video for his very first number one single, “Rain is a Good Thing”.

The video starts out by testimonials from real farmers who spent their entire lives in the fields. “Sixty-something’ years, this has been my livelihood all my life, and it all depends on the water,” a farmer says from his front porch. The video is a clip from Bryan’s ‘Welcome to the Farm Tour’ on Hurricane Plantation in Claxton, Georgia back in 2009.

The video ends with Bryan singing during a huge rainstorm and everyone dancing along. Check it out below…

 

 

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