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Brett Young: Caliville Tour

With Carly Pearce

Georgia Theatre

Friday, October 27
08:00 doors / 09:00 show
18 and Over
  • Price$25.00 - $99.00
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Brett Young

At 6’ 6” it’s hard to imagine Brett Young late at night in a recording studio strumming chords and writing songs. An athlete all his life, Young possesses a keen look in his eyes – an intensity – akin to a pitcher out on the mound, on any team, from a nine-year-old kid in the Babe Ruth league all the way up to a million dollar ace in the majors. It’s a sure fit for the singer/songwriter who sidestepped a Major League Baseball fast track to focus on his budding creativity. Young’s soulful vocals and impassioned lyrics are derived from the self-discipline learned form years on the baseball field. When it comes to Brett Young, it isn’t so far from a pitcher’s mound to a performer’s stage, and it doesn’t really matter what kind of Big Show you’re talking about. One pass through the California native’s current sample of songs proves he is in love with love. “Everyone leaves a trail of ‘almosts’ and bittersweet memories behind on the road to ‘the one’,” says Brett. “It happened to me on my journey—it happens to everyone. Now I use those moments when I write music. I guess it is fortunate for me that people most easily relate to heartbreak. I’m an over- emotional, hopeless romantic who feels everything, and that shows in my songs.” A sentimental dreamer, Young makes love look like an art form with songs like “Left Side of Leaving,” “Sleep Without You” and ”You Ain’t Here to Kiss Me.” His blue-eyed gaze pierces through the audience, understanding each person’s point of view and displaying an unnerving vulnerability as he introduces his music throughout Nashville. “I grew up with Marvin Gaye, Kenny Rodgers, Tim McGraw— emotionally expressive singers. I like that the emotion carries the songs, where the music is almost secondary,” he says. “Van Morrison’s ‘Crazy Love’—that’s just timeless. They influence me; as a songwriter and a performer, I want to connect like they did. And when your audience feels like they can relate, then you have something much more special than a show, or a sale. You have a connection…you truly have a fan.” His Republic Nashville introduction follows a string of previously released recordings that gathered a cult following encompassed in “Caliville” – the world between Young’s SoCal roots and Music City coming-of-age. Young’s songwriting credits are extensive, having his music appear on shows like Chrisley Knows Best (USA), Real World (MTV) and Kourtney and Kim Take New York (E!). Now in the studio with GRAMMY and CMA Award winning producer Dann Huff, Young is charming his way track by track with an eclectic mix sure to carve a path in 2016.

Carly Pearce

Born into the bluegrass brawn of Kentucky, Carly Pearce has never known a moment that Country music wasn’t her destined path. At the young age of 11 she began touring with a small band and by 16 was performing at Dollywood six times a day, five times a week. Over the past eight years in Nashville, the CMT Next Women of Country alum has been blazing her own trail with the depth of her songwriting, more than 35 invitations to play the Grand Ole Opry and joining the bill with notable artists such as Martina McBride, Kip Moore, Cole Swindell, Eli Young Band, Hunter Hayes and Lucy Hale of Pretty Little Liars. In 2016, Carly earned a coveted opening slot on Kelsea Ballerini’s THE FIRST TIME TOUR and celebrated her first Top 40 hit, “Wasn’t That Drunk,” a sultry collaboration with Josh Abbott Band. Fans and critics have taken notice of her “earthy, textured voice” (Wide Open Country) with her first single “Every Little Thing,” which is on the cusp of Top 20 at Country radio. The song first became a “Highway Find” last year on SiriusXM’s “The Highway” who also honored her one of their “Future Five for 2017,” prompting them to add another track “If My Name Was Whiskey” into rotation beginning June 23. Rolling Stone Country, The Huffington Post, Country Living, Sounds Like Nashville, The Boot, Whiskey Riff and One Country have all named Carly an “Artist to Watch” in addition to being selected as a CMT Listen Up “17 for 2017” artist. The Washington Post has also acknowledged Carly’s tenacity, recently highlighting her journey by providing unfiltered insight into years of hard work. The iHeart ON THE VERGE Artist will hit the road with Bobby Bones this summer on his FUNNY & ALONE COMEDY TOUR beginning June 30 in Fort Wayne, IN. Currently working on new music for her debut album on Big Machine Records with hit producer busbee (Katy Perry, Kelly Clarkson, Maren Morris), 2017 is destined to be Carly’s breakout year.