It is a major bummer we still do not have any Country shows on the books at SPAC this summer, but at least some bigger shows are starting to surround us!

Earlier today Brad Paisley announced his 2021 tour will kick off in June, and great news - it will include a stop at the Big E in Springfield, Massachusetts on Friday, September 24th with Jordan Davis.

So while it is a bummer Brad will not be returning to the Capital Region, we are starting to get a good slate of shows together in the region that are not too far of a drive from the Albany area. Luke Bryan announced last week that he will kick off his Proud To Be Right Here Tour in Syracuse on July 8th, plus Thomas Rhett will also bring his Center Point Road Tour to Syracuse on September 16th. Plus, chances are the Big E will announce more Country shows during the exposition in September.

The good news is we are not completely without live Country music here in the area in the months ahead. While we may miss out on the big amphitheater shows this summer, we do have Michael Ray and Tenille Arts coming to Guilderland for Concert on the Course Saturday, July 24th and we also have the Brothers Osborne show at the Palace Theatre Saturday, October 30th.

No on-sale date has been set yet for the Paisley show at the Big E, but their website says they should go on sale sometime this spring.

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