Concert Review: @ChaseRiceMusic @BrettEldredge @BillyCurrington “We Are Tonight” Tour

Earlier this month, I enjoyed a night in an intimate theater with Jennifer Nettles and Brandy Clark. Last weekend I was at a completely different kind of show! #CMchat favorite Chase Rice has been touring hard with Brett Eldredge and Billy Currington on the ‘We Are Tonight Tour’. When they rolled through Milwaukee, Chase’s camp was lucky enough to help me get to the show.

Chase came on at 8 o’clock, but that didn’t mean the audience wasn’t ready for him. People didn’t slowly file in throughout his 30 minute set – they were there for the whole thing! If there’s anything that I’ve noticed from following the 27 year old singer, it’s that his fans come out in full force. This is partly due to the fan engagement that Chase Rice brings online and in shows, but also because he just has some kick-ass music. Granted Chase is best known as a co-writer on Florida Georgia Line’s ‘Cruise’, which has been downloaded almost 7 MILLION times, you would think that his first radio single ‘Ready Set Roll’ had done the same with it getting the same kind of response from the crowd. He has songs about trucks, he has songs about women, and he has songs about drinkin’ – what else do you need? Remember how quickly Florida Georgia Line became a household name? I don’t see it being much longer before Chase is headlining a tour after that half hour.

Next up for the night was another country music heartthrob – Brett Eldredge. He came out to the unreleased song ‘Can’t Behave’. Die hards might know the song from his popular Couch Sessions videos, but for the rest of the crowd the message came loud and clear – Brett simply was not ready to behave. The set was largely composed of songs from his debut album Bring You Back. With songs like ‘Tell Me Where To Park’ ‘On and On’ and the massive hit ‘Don’t Ya’, it’s no surprise that the ladies were going crazy for this Illinois native. The set did break down for the more sentimental songs such as ‘One Mississippi’ and ‘Mean to Me’.  Let’s just say for about 45 minutes, Brett had the crowd dancing to the ‘Beat of the Music’. It’s pretty obvious why Keith Urban has hired the singer for his fall tour opener.

By the time Billy Currington took the stage, the crowd was more than ready for a good night.  He performed hits from his career including ‘People Are Crazy’, ‘Must Be Doin’ Something Right’ and ‘Let Me Down Easy’.  Of course, there was a fair share of new material as the tour is in support of his fifth studio album, We Are Tonight. For those of you wanting to beat traffic, I would suggest that you don’t miss this encore.  Billy brought Chase and Brett back out to the stage to sing the Garth Brooks classic ‘Friends in Low Places’. To close off the set, Billy created a giant dance party playing song pop favorites.  If the sweat covered shirt told you anything at the end of the set, it’s that this guy is even more of a performer than a singer – he knew his way around the stage!

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You’ll want to check out this tour before the artists separate to tour for other acts like Lady Antebellum, Keith Urban, and Dierks Bentley.

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