Flying straight from Las Vegas, where he accepted his third consecutive ACM Entertainer of the Year award to New York City, Jason Aldean continued his album release week with performances at Opry City Stage, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and finally, Hackensack Meridian Health Stage 17 in the Nash FM 94.7 Studios.
Aldean took time to chat with Katie Neal and Jesse Addy about the music and stories behind the tracks off of his new album, Rearview Town. In between broadcasting a few of the songs, Aldean was joined by his band to perform some of his biggest hits including “Take A Little Ride”, “Tattoos On This Town”, “My Kinda Party”, as well as closing the Up Close and Country Performance with “Dirt Road Anthem”. He also performed the debut single off the project “You Make It Easy” as well as the title track, “Rearview Town”.
He discussed his High Noon Neon Tour and bringing along rising stars Lauren Alaina and Luke Combs, reminiscing how in the past he has had some incredible acts open for him right before they blew up in the genre including Luke Bryan, Florida Georgia Line, and Eric Church. “We’ve tried to time it where those guys were right on the verge of becoming big stars, we looked at it and we thought Lauren was one of those people,” he told the DJs “And Luke Combs, I loved his first single, “Hurricane”, I thought that was great”.
Aldean explained that there are a few iconic venues in America, Madison Square Garden definitely being one of them and that he is excited to headline the famous arena for the second time this summer. The High Noon Neon Tour hits Madison Square Garden on August 11th, grab your tickets here. Tune in to the full performance below. For more intimate shows, be sure to be following us on social media and subscribe to our Weekly Round-Up for chances to win your way in.
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