January 18, 2020

Luke Bryan Announces 'Proud to Be Right Here Tour' and 7th Studio Album 'Born Here, Live Here, Die Here'

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Luke Bryan fans have a lot to look forward to this year. The country singer announced that he would be hosting a tour and releasing his seventh studio album.

On Thursday, January 16, 2020, Bryan took to his Facebook Live to stream his big announcement. The “American Idol” revealed that on May 28, 2020, he would start his “Proud to Be Right Here Tour” to support his seventh studio album.

The country singer’s “Born Here, Live Here, Die Here” will be released in the spring on April 24. Fans can look forward to seeing supporting acts like Morgan Wallen, Caylee Hammack, and Runaway June.

Luke Bryan performs onstage during the 54th Academy Of Country Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 07, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada | Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images

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Bryan’s upcoming album

A press release that the artist gave out stated:

"'Proud to be right here' is a phrase from my new album’s title track, 'Born Here, Live Here, Die Here.’ From the moment I first heard it, I loved that this song related so closely to how I grew up and how I still have so many ties to my hometown. It’s a connection I feel is so important in country music."

The “Born Here, Live Here, Die Here” will feature singles like “Knockin’ Boots” and “What She Wants Tonight.” The country singer last released an LP, “What Makes You Country,” in 2017.

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Runaway June confirms tour

Following hot the heels of Bryan’s announcement, Runaway June confirmed their participation via an Instagram video. The band is made up of Naomi Cooke, Jennifer Wayne, and Hannah Mulholland.

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Bryan’s tour will start off in Cincinnati and will run all the way through to October. Select tour dates will go on sale to the Nut House, which is Bryan's fan club, on Tuesday, January 28.

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How to purchase tickets

Other select dates will be on sale to the public on Friday, January 31. On Wednesday, January 29, Citi cardmembers will be able to access pre-sale tickets at 10 a.m. all the way through to Thursday at 10 p.m.

Tickets can also be purchased as part of Live Nation's Country Megaticket starting from January 24.

Bryan on “American Idol”

Fans don’t have to wait long to see Bryan, however. The country star will return to “American Idol” on ABC on February 16.

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