Luke Bryan celebrated the tenth anniversary of his Farm Tour this year once the six-city trek kicked off on Th Sept. 27. While’s he is already hinted at a number of the surprises he has planned for the trek, he admits that he never imagined the tour to last a decade.
“I never expected something in my life to last ten years,” he says with fun during a recent news conference. “We’ve forever tried to return up with fun concepts and incorporate my music and let the music dictate tours.”
“We really hole up on the bus and try to write songs.” Bryan tells style of Country. “The vibe and the inspiration from being within the little cities, through the years we wrote ‘Huntin’, Fishin’ and Lovin’ each Day’ out on Farm Tour. we wrote ‘Dirt Road Diary.'” Bryan says that the chance to multitask has evolved into a standing tradition on the tour.
When Bryan was a kid living on a peanut farm in Leesburg, Ga., he says no major tours ever came through his small town. Now, he is reading headlines where a number of the tiny towns and communities he is visiting for his Farm Tour shut down school and move football games to accommodate the show.
Farm Tour has been a dream for so long. Can’t believe we kicked off the 10 year anniversary this week. pic.twitter.com/3U2BWJZEe2
— Luke Bryan (@LukeBryanOnline) September 28, 2018
The fact that hopefully I can be a giant, fun, positive expertise to alittle, rural city it is so fun for United States and puts a big smile on our face,” he says. We’re coming to these land owners’ farms, once i am ready to meet the farmer or the family of the farmer. I can relate such a lot to these families.
Being a farmer is one of the trickiest, toughest jobs on planet Earth,” he continues. “I keep in mind the struggles that my father and so several of his business partners had through the years. watching the farmers enjoy an evening of music on their farm is pretty special.
So we’ve had some really wonderful success through the years writing out on Farm Tour. It’s really one thing that through the years has become a tradition of ours to sit on the bus and try to write some songs and find a little inspired by being out there.
This year, Bryan is joined yet again by The Peach Pickers, who are responsible for hits by Brooks & Dunn, josh Turner and Joe Nichols, not to mention Bryan, who owes his hit “I don’t desire at night to end,” to the songwriters, among other tunes.
Bryan’s 10th annual Farm Tour launches Sept. 27 and comes to a close October. 6, The tour features Bryan’s musical compadres Chase Rice, Jon Langston and DJ Rock on the trek additionally to the Peach Pickers.