BREAKING: Luke Bryan Forced To Postpone Florida Concerts Due To Hurricane Ian

Luke Bryan; Photo by Andrew Wendowski
Luke Bryan; Photo by Andrew Wendowski
Luke Bryan; Photo by Andrew Wendowski

Luke Bryan’s upcoming shows in Florida have been postponed due to the impending arrival of Hurricane Ian. 

Bryan was scheduled to appear in Estero, Florida at the Hertz Arena on Sept. 29, West Palm Beach, Florida at the iTHINK Financial Amphitheatre on Sept. 30, and Tampa, Florida at the MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre on Oct. 1. According to his website, those shows have now been rescheduled for Nov. 2, Nov. 4, and Nov. 5 (respectively). 

The Hertz Arena also confirmed the rescheduled date on social media and encouraged fans to hold on to their tickets for the new date. 

Hurricane Ian is barreling toward the state of Florida and is expected to make landfall mid-week. According to the latest reports, the hurricane is expected to hit with winds as strong as 140 mph. 

Bryan has yet to issue a statement on the postponement of the shows. 

Luke Bryan’s Raised Up Right Tour kicked off on June 9 in Charleston, West Virginia and was originally slated to conclude on October 28 in Jacksonville, Florida. However with the newly rescheduled dates, the tour will now wrap up on November 5 in Tampa, Florida. 

The trek features support from Riley Green and Mitchell Tenpenny.

​​“My favorite place to be is on stage performing to country music fans,” Bryan previously shared. “So thankful every night when I walk out on that stage and know you are there to have a blast along beside me. It never gets old!”

The tour name comes from the lyrics of Bryan’s previous single “Up.”

“Up / In the sky, there’s a guy / Lookin’ down on us / Lookin’ up / Our whole life, raised up right / In a town nobody knows / What a way to grow,” he sings on the chorus.

Tickets for Luke Bryan’s Raised Up Right Tour can be found HERE

Luke Bryan; Photo by Nathan Zucker, CMA
Luke Bryan; Photo by Nathan Zucker, CMA

Luke Bryan’s next scheduled tour date on the Raised Up Right Tour is on October 6 at Landers Center in Southaven, MS.

At the conclusion of Bryan’s tour, the country superstar will return to Resorts World Theatre for his Las Vegas residency, which runs through December of 2022. 

Luke Bryan recently announced the return of his annual concert vacation, Crash My Playa, which will take place January 19-22, 2023, in Riviera Cancun, Mexico at the AAA Four Diamond awarded resort, Moon Palace Cancún.

The five-time Entertainer of the Year and “Country On” singer revealed that he will headline two of the four nights and announced that Chris Stapleton and Cole Swindell, will also take the stage for a headlining concert.

“Oh my gosh this line up! Some dear friends and new friends but regardless, what an amazing treat for the fans,” Bryan shared in a press release. “Everybody rest up and get ready for these four beachside hangs.”

Dustin Lynch will make his return to host and perform during a very special pool party.

Ashley McBryde, Brian Kelley, Carly Pearce, Chase Rice, Dylan Scott and DJ Rock were also announced to perform on the private stretch of white sand beaches at the annual event. Additional artists will be announced for the event in the coming weeks.

Bryan is set to co-host the 56th Annual CMA Awards alongside NFL Hall of Famer Peyton Manning on Wednesday, November 9. 

This marks Manning’s first time hosting “Country Music’s Biggest Night,” and Bryan’s second. 

Fans can tune into the 56th Annual CMA Awards on November 9 at (8:00-11:00 PM/EST) on ABC. 

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