PHOTOS: Thomas Rhett’s Very Hot Summer Tour Stops In Camden, New Jersey

Thomas Rhett’s Very Hot Summer Tour lived up to its name when it made a stop at the BB&T Pavilion…

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Lauren Jo Black

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August 3, 2019

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Thomas Rhett; Photo by Andrew Wendowski

Thomas Rhett’s Very Hot Summer Tour lived up to its name when it made a stop at the BB&T Pavilion in Camden, New Jersey on Thursday (August 1). Joining the reigning ACM Awards Male Artist of the Year were Dustin Lynch, Russell Dickerson and Rhett Akins.

Kicking off the show with a short acoustic set was singer/songwriter Rhett Akins, who also happens to be Thomas Rhett’s father. Best known for his 90s hit “That Ain’t My Truck,” Akins is also a famed songwriter, having penned hits for a number of A-list country stars, including Luke Bryan, Blake Shelton and Jason Aldean.

Dickerson brought the “RD Party” – as he likes to call it – with an energetic set that included fan favorites “Blue Tacoma,” “Yours” and “Billions.”

Proving he could live up to the task of headlining amphitheaters himself one day, Dustin Lynch delivered a solid 50-minute set that was packed with hits. During his time on stage, Lynch was lively and engaging. He closed his set with a performance of “Good Girl” that had the entire sold-out crowd singing along.

Thomas Rhett exploded onto the stage (literally!) for a 90-minute set that had fans singing along from start to finish. With a setlist that included hits ranging from his first chart-topping single, “It Goes Like This,” to his latest No.1, “Look What God Gave Her,” Rhett had fans in the palm of his hand throughout the night. While upbeat numbers like “Vacation” made the show feel like one big party, songs like “Remember You Young” gave the show a more intimate feel.

Rhett truly brought his A-game on this tour and the production was top-notch. The Very Hot Summer Tour runs through October 12. Click HERE to see if it’s coming to a city near you.

Check out photos from Thomas Rhett’s Very Hot Summer Tour below.

Rhett Akins

Rhett Akins; Photo by Andrew Wendowski
Rhett Akins; Photo by Andrew Wendowski

Russell Dickerson

Russell Dickerson; Photo By Andrew Wendowski
Russell Dickerson; Photo By Andrew Wendowski
Russell Dickerson; Photo By Andrew Wendowski
Russell Dickerson; Photo By Andrew Wendowski

Dustin Lynch

Dustin Lynch; Photo By Andrew Wendowski
Dustin Lynch; Photo By Andrew Wendowski
Dustin Lynch; Photo By Andrew Wendowski
Dustin Lynch; Photo By Andrew Wendowski

Thomas Rhett

Thomas Rhett; Photo by Andrew Wendowski
Thomas Rhett; Photo by Andrew Wendowski
Thomas Rhett; Photo by Andrew Wendowski
Thomas Rhett; Photo by Andrew Wendowski
Thomas Rhett; Photo by Andrew Wendowski
Thomas Rhett; Photo by Andrew Wendowski
Thomas Rhett; 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.