Nearly two years ago; Kane Brown was just a 21-year-old Georgia boy with a love for music. Now? He is one of the most promising new artists in the country music world.
Brown began gaining popularity in early 2014, after posting homemade videos of country music covers like Lee Brice’s, “I Don’t Dance,” and George Strait’s, “Check Yes or No,” on his social media channels. When his videos began going viral, Brown released a teaser of his own single, “Used to Love You Sober.” The original clip was posted in October 2015 and received over 11 million views.
January 2016, Brown signed to Sony Music Nashville & released his debut self-titled album, Kane Brown, December 2, 2016. Brown hit NYC to celebrate and promote the album with an official NYC stop on his first headlining tour, “Ain’t No Stopping Us Now.”
We caught the show at Irving Plaza on Saturday, December 3. Opening Act, Jordan Rager, another Georgia native, kicked off the night with an energetic set featuring songs from his recently released EP, Southern Boy, including his current single, “Now That I Know Your Name,” and his debut single with Jason Aldean, “Southern Boy.”
Kane took the stage opening with his high-energy hit, “Pull It Off.” Weaving through songs from the new album including crowd-pleaser, “What Ifs” or the tearjerker, “Learning,” – Brown pulls you up and down a roller-coaster range of emotions through his very powerful performance as we get to know this new artist.
Brown adds to the show covering the popular hit, “Closer” by The Chainsmokers, and classics like, Randy Travis’, “Three Wooden Crosses.”
Ending the show in an encore with “Used to Love You Sober,” Brown leaves everyone wanting more. This promising talent possesses perhaps one of the most unique new voices in country music today and shows true potential for a sky rocketing career.
Take a listen for yourself and let us know what you think. Kane’s album can be downloaded here.
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Peace, Love & Country Music,