Carly Pearce Is Loving Her Time On ‘Uncle’ Jason Aldean’s Tour

Carly Pearce landed an opening slot on one of this summer’s hottest tours – the Ride All Night Tour with…

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Lauren Jo Black

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July 8, 2019

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Carly Pearce; Photo by Andrew Wendowski

Carly Pearce landed an opening slot on one of this summer’s hottest tours – the Ride All Night Tour with Jason Aldean – and she’s having the time of her life on the road.

The singer/songwriter says Aldean and his crew, as well as her fellow tour mate Kane Brown, make her feel right at home.

“He is one of the most genuinely nice, down to earth, welcoming people I’ve ever met,” Pearce says of Aldean. “I’ve been really lucky to have great – I call them touring uncles, with Blake Shelton and Rascal Flatts and Luke Bryan. But he’s awesome and his whole band is so awesome, and his crew. And they’ve been really, really good to us. Kane is very, very sweet too, and we’re having a really good time.”

The “Closer To You” singer admits Aldean’s fan base varies a bit from her typical audience, but she’s happy to add a female voice to the lineup.

“It’s a little bit of a different crowd for me, which I think it’s a little edgier than maybe the tours that I’ve been a part of before,” she shares. “So I feel like I’m bringing a little bit of a sparkle flavor to things that maybe he hasn’t had before.”

As she makes her way around the country with Aldean, Pearce’s latest single, “Closer To You,” continues to climb the charts at country radio. The track is the lead release from Pearce’s much-anticipated sophomore album, which is expected to drop later this year.

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Lauren Jo Black

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Lauren Jo Black, a University of Central Florida graduate, has immersed herself in the world of country music for over 15 years. In 2008, she co-founded CountryMusicIsLove, eventually selling it to a major record label in 2015. Following the rebranding of the website to Sounds Like Nashville, Black served as Editor-in-Chief for two and a half years. Currently, she assumes the role of Editor-in-Chief at Country Now and oversees Country Now’s content and digital footprint. Her extensive experience also encompasses her previous role as a Country Music Expert Writer for Answers.com and her work being featured on Forbes.com. She’s been spotlighted among Country Aircheck’s Women of Influence and received the 2012 Rising Star Award from the University of Central Florida. Black also spent time in front of the camera as host of Country Now Live, which brought live music directly to fans in 2021 when the majority of concerts were halted due to the pandemic. During this time, she hosted 24 weeks of live concerts via Country Now Live on Twitch with special guests such as Lady A, Dierks Bentley, Jordan Davis, Brett Young, and Jon Pardi. Over the course of her career, she has had the privilege of conducting interviews with some of the industry’s most prominent stars, including Reba McEntire, Blake Shelton, Luke Combs, Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Lainey Wilson, and many others. Lauren Jo Black is a longtime member of the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music.