Farm Tour starts for Luke Bryan
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Farm Tour starts for Luke Bryan

Wednesday, October 7, 2009 – Despite rain earlier in the day, Luke Bryan's inaugural Farm Tour show Monday night in Claxton, Ga. just outside of Statesboro, drew 3,500 fans.

Monies raised from the show will go to a scholarship fund for students at Georgia Southern University, Bryan's alma mater. Colt Ford opened the show.

"I felt like a kid at Christmas," said Bryan. "I am so proud for everyone who was involved in putting this show together, and it was truly one of the best nights ever."

Bryan devised the tour as a way to give back to a charity or organization in local farming communities. These special one-off shows will continue throughout Bryan's career with additional dates already planned for 2010.

Monday's show was the kick-off for Bryan's "Doing My Thing" album launch where he will visit nine cities in nine days meeting fans at in stores, visiting radio stations and performing.

To see clips from the Farm Tour show, tune in to GAC's Top 20 show with Nan Kelly this Friday, Oct. 9.

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