Jon Pardi and Fiancée Postpone Wedding

When planning large weddings, couples are often told to expect the unexpected, however, it’s safe to say a global pandemic…


Lauren Jo Black

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April 4, 2020


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When planning large weddings, couples are often told to expect the unexpected, however, it’s safe to say a global pandemic likely wasn’t something that crossed Jon Pardi and Summer Duncan’s minds when they planned to wed in May of 2020.

Like many couples across the United States, and the world for that matter, Jon and Summer have been forced to postpone their upcoming nuptials due to COVID-19. Originally scheduled to wed in Montana at a picturesque venue overlooking Yellowstone National Park, the couple will now exchange vows a little closer to home.

“The good part is, we moved it to Nashville,” Pardi revealed to Bobby Bones on the latest episode of The Bobby Cast.

When asked if they had any plans to go ahead and get married and have a wedding or party later to celebrate with friends and family, Pardi said no and explained that they want to have a traditional wedding.

“We’re gonna get over this,” he said. “Summer does not want to get married next year. We’re shooting for November now.”

The couple is now scrambling to piece together all of the details for their new wedding date.

“It is just at this big barn somewhere in Franklin, I think. We’re just kind of working out the details right now,” Pardi shared. “We just got a date and so it’s all kind of brand new again. We gotta do it all over again.”

Pardi and Duncan got engaged in October of 2019 on the stage of Nashville’s famed Ryman Auditorium after Pardi played two back-to-back sold-out shows.

For more with Pardi and Bones, click the video below.

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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 and her work being featured on 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.