By Staci Wuokko
CBS Radio’s very first ever Stars and Strings concert, sponsored because of the United Association Of Union Plumbers, Fitters, Welders & provider Technicians, celebrated Veteran’s Day and paid tribute to our nation’s veterans and their families with an evening saturated in unforgettable stripped down shows by several of nation’s biggest names. With eleven top music artists and two astonished unannounced visitors, it had been per night country fans will remember for life.
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The show banged off, accordingly adequate, with “The star-spangled Banner” played by an area marching band; after that Justin Moore, Lee Brice and Jerrod Niemann strike the stage together.
Justin Moore’s options included group favorite “Point at You, ” and his hit “Til My final time.” He dedicated “If Heaven Wasn’t So Far Away” to all the women and men in uniforms who performedn’t make it house.
Lee Brice admitted that he couldn’t recall the last time he played “Drinking Class” without their band. “We feel so blessed is a part of this, ” Lee explained. “I satisfy some people that have actually plenty of conditions therefore tends to make me so grateful for my partner and child. Nothing much better than performing a song for your partner just because she’s maybe not into the audience, ” he said before carrying out his “I Don’t Dance.” To honor those individuals who have lost their particular lives protecting the united states, Brice he sang with “I Drive Your Truck.”
Jerrod Niemann played a positive new song dubbed “Blue Bandana” and carried on to create that mood by following up with “Drink To That forever.” He finished their performance utilizing the tune he states changed his life forever, “Lover Lover, ” while the whole market sang along.
Afterwards impressive trio, Jake Owen hit the deck solamente with a guitar in his hand and a drummer behind him. He projected one of his true very first hits “One That Got Away, ” and informed the auditorium about their grandfather, a veteran just who he labeled as the stone of his family. Owen after that sang “Journey in your life, ” without his drummer for a genuine “solo acoustic” minute. He covered things up with “Barefoot Blue Jean evening, ” but not before sneaking in the “Fresh Prince of Bell-Air’s” theme track.