Luke Combs Is Returning To His Hometown For A Special Concert

The show will stream in over 165 countries via Apple Music.


Lauren Jo Black

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July 19, 2022


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Luke Combs, Photo Courtesy CMA

Luke Combs is returning to his hometown in North Carolina for a very special concert.

The country superstar will perform at Coyote Joe’s in Charlotte, North Carolina on Thursday, July 28. The concert will later stream in over 165 countries on August 24 at 7:00 pm PST, exclusively on Apple Music as part of the Apple Music Live series. 

Luke Combs; Apple Music Live
Luke Combs; Apple Music Live

“Apple Music has been a big part of helping me get my music out to my fans, so I jumped at the idea of being able to play a special live show for them to enjoy,” Combs shared in a statement. “I also couldn’t think of a better place to do it than back home in North Carolina at Coyote Joe’s – a venue that I have lots of great memories at. I’m really looking forward to playing the full album live for the fans and everyone being able to watch it on August 24!”

Combs has a history with Coyote Joe’s as he previously filmed his music video for “Hurricane” in the bar. In the video, the country hitmaker performed for a sold-out crowd of over 3,000 fans.

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The venue holds a very special meaning for Combs as he previously saw Eric Church play Coyote Joe’s in February of 2014 and from that day on, he knew that he wanted a career in country music. 

“A kid with a dream and a hell of a lot of inspiration from that guy on the right,” Combs wrote alongside a throwback image in 2018. ”Hard to believe it’s only been 4 years, it seems like a lifetime ago, and in many ways it was but that show lit a fire under my ass. That’s the day the kid you see on the left KNEW that he wanted to do what that guy on the right was doing. Thanks for the inspiration, Chief.”

Combs also shared a moment he will never forget with his mom at the music venue.

“Really great memory I have with my mom is the first time that I sold out Coyote Joe’s in Charlotte. I brought her on stage and introduced her to the crowd. I have a really great photo. That’s one of my favorite photos of me and her together.”

Luke Combs’ recently released his new album, Growin’ Up, which debuted at No. 1. The 12-track project features the chart-topping hit, “Doin’ This,” Combs’ current single, “The Kind Of Love We Make,” and “Outrunnin’ Your Memory,” a duet with Miranda Lambert, among several tracks. 

Luke Combs; Photo Courtesy CMA
Luke Combs; Photo Courtesy CMA

The reigning CMA Entertainer Of The Year will hit the road this fall on his headlining Middle Of Somewhere Tour with direct support from Jordan Davis. The trek, which kicks off on September 2 in Bangor, ME, will also feature special guests Morgan Wade and Lainey Wilson on select dates.

In November 2022, the country hitmaker will launch his Canadian tour with special guests Riley Green and Chayce Beckham.

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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.