PHOTOS: Luke Bryan Launches Massive Sunset Repeat Tour

Luke Bryan’s Sunset Repeat Tour runs through October 25.

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Lauren Jo Black

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June 3, 2019

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Luke Bryan; Photo by Andrew Wendowski

Luke Bryan, a two-time Academy of Country Music and a two-time Country Music Association Entertainer of the Year, proved his superstar status with the kick off of his Sunset Repeat Tour over the weekend.

Opening the 30+ date tour with a sold-out show at the BB&T Pavilion in Camden, New Jersey, Bryan delivered a top-notch show and had fans in the palm of his hand throughout his nearly two-hour set.

The American Idol judge made quite the entrance, singing his chart-topping hit “What Makes You Country” while riding onto the stage on an ATV.

Songs like “Rain Is A Good Thing” and “That’s My Kind Of Night” had fans dancing and singing along, while ballads such as “Do I” and “Strip It Down” allowed for more intimate moments in the show. Bryan’s performance of his latest single, “Knockin’ Boots,” was also a highlight.

Fellow hitmaker Cole Swindell got fans on their feet and ready for Luke Bryan with an energetic set that featured his biggest hits, including “You Should Be Here,” “Middle of a Memory” and “Ain’t Worth the Whiskey.” He also surprised the crowd with a cover of Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road.”

Rising star Jon Langston opened the show with a crowd-pleasing set and likely made a few new fans after his performance.

Much to fans’ delight, Swindell and Langston later returned to the stage to sing David Lee Murphy’s “Dust On The Bottle” with Bryan.

Check out photos from the opening night of Bryan’s Sunset Repeat Tour below. Click HERE to see if the tour is coming to a city near you.

Jon Langston; Photo by Andrew Wendowski
Jon Langston; Photo by Andrew Wendowski
Jon Langston; Photo by Andrew Wendowski
Jon Langston; Photo by Andrew Wendowski
Cole Swindell; Photo by Andrew Wendowski
Cole Swindell; Photo by Andrew Wendowski
Cole Swindell; Photo by Andrew Wendowski
Cole Swindell; Photo by Andrew Wendowski
Cole Swindell; Photo by Andrew Wendowski
Cole Swindell; Photo by Andrew Wendowski
Luke Bryan; Photo by Andrew Wendowski
Luke Bryan; Photo by Andrew Wendowski
Luke Bryan; Photo by Andrew Wendowski
Luke Bryan; Photo by Andrew Wendowski
Luke Bryan; Photo by Andrew Wendowski
Luke Bryan; Photo by Andrew Wendowski
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Lauren Jo Black

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Lauren Jo Black

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.