“What is it about North Carolina that makes me bust my ass?” That’s what Luke Bryan asked fans during his Charlotte, N.C., show on Thursday (May 29).
That’s so typical of him: to fall completely off the stage during a show, and then make light of it. The fall happened when he was singing Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ “Can’t Hold Us.”
In other, more positive Luke news! Luke Bryan has been named grand marshal for the FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Dover International Speedway Sunday (6/1). Joining Bryan as a grand marshal is Joey Principle, a 17-year-old NASCAR fan with Asperger Syndrome. The race airs at 1pm ET on FOX-TV.
Alabama will kick off the nightly LP Field concerts at the 2014 CMA Music Festival in Nashville June 5. It’s their first full performance at the event in 19 years. In a statement, the group’s Jeff Cook, Teddy Gentry and Randy Owen say, “It has always been about the fans with us, and we realized that the best way to celebrate and share our 40th anniversary was to do what we do best – play live music for the fans that we love at the biggest country music festival in the world.”