Luke Bryan Drops Sizzling New Music Video For ‘But I Got A Beer In My Hand’

The new tune serves as a glimpse into the country star’s highly-anticipated forthcoming album.

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Madeleine O’Connell

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July 31, 2023

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Luke Bryan is increasing the heat of his new summertime anthem, “But I Got A Beer In My Hand” with the release of his brand new music video. 

Directed by Jim Wright, the one take video was shot in Springfield, Tennessee on Free Dreaming Farm. The opening clip reveals Bryan getting a flat tire and having to catch a ride with a local driving by. As he hopes out of the bed, the country star suddenly finds himself in the setting of a lively bar. 

While singing the upbeat party track, he weaves his way around the small-town party that features dancing, intense card games, and plenty of drinks. In the final clip, Bryan rejoins the band and pops the top on a can of his own brand of Two Lane beer. 

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Co-written by Chase McGill, Matt Dragstrem, and Geoff Warburton and produced by Jeff Stevens produced and Jody Stevens, “But I Got A Beer In My Hand” serves as one of the fastest rising singles of Bryan’s career. Following its add to country radio on May 15, the song launched into the Top 15 within just 11 weeks.

Throughout the tune, the five-time Entertainer of the Year proves that nothing is getting in his way from having a good time with a cold one in his hand. 

As the epic guitar riffs intensify and the drum beats grow louder with each second, this song makes it nearly impossible to refuse a night out. The earworm signals the need for some upbeat, carefree fun paired with Bryan’s Georgia-raised vocals.

“But I got a beer in my hand, and I got it raised up high / I ain’t got a give in my damn right, I can do this all night / Country done came to town, this town don’t stand a chance / I’ll holler at the ladies, dancing like crazy, new Luccheses, fresh up out the deer stand / Feeling this high, wasn’t part of my plan / Wasn’t even gonna try / But I got a beer in my hand,” Bryan sings on the chorus.  

Luke Bryan, Photo By Ethan Helms

This song marks Bryan’s first release of 2023, following his sentimental tune, “Prayin’ In A Deer Stand,” which dropped in November. It also comes hot on the heels of Bryan’s 30th No. 1 single, “Country On,” which closed out the 2022 charts as the final No. 1 of the year. 

Bryan got to debut the song for television audiences on the season finale of American Idol in May. It was recently announced that the “One Margarita” singer will return to the show in 2024 alongside his fellow judges Katy Perry and Lionel Richie. 

Country On Tour

Before he makes he way back to Hollywood, Luke Bryan will continue traveling around North American on his current headlining Country On Tour. This trek kicked off June 15 and continue with stops in 36 cities across the U.S. including major markets like Philadelphia, Denver, Nashville, Orlando, Charlotte, Raleigh, and more. 

Chayce Beckham, Tyler Braden, Ashley Cooke, Jackson Dean, Jon Langston, Conner Smith, Alana Springsteen, and Hailey Whitters will join Bryan on the run alongside DJ Rock. 

In the midst of this run, he will also hit the road for his 14th annual Farm Tour 2023. 

Taking to social media to share the news, he wrote, “It’s my favorite time of year. #FarmTour2023 will kick off in September. I can’t wait to get back in the fields, up close to the fans and honoring our American farmer.”

From September 14-23, Luke Bryan will set up stages in the fields of farms in Shelbyville, KY, Millersport, OH, Colfax, IA, Brooklyn, WI, Eyota, MN. He will be joined by special guests Kameron Marlowe, Chayce Beckham, Peach Pickers and DJ Rock on select dates. 

For a full list of Luke Bryan’s upcoming tour dates, visit his official website.

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Madeleine O’Connell graduated from North Central College with a bachelors degree in Journalism and Broadcast Communications before deciding to pursue her studies further at DePaul University. There, she earned her masters degree in Digital Communication & Media Arts. O’Connell served as a freelance writer for over two years while also interning with the Academy of Country Music, SiriusXM and Circle Media and assisting with Amazon Music’s Country Heat Weekly podcast. In addition to Country Now, she has been published in American Songwriter, Music Mayhem, and Holler.Country. Madeleine O’Connell is a member of the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music.