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Luke Bryan

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 by The Press in Focus


Luke Bryan opens for Jason Aldean, 7 p.m. Aug. 30, Fairgrounds Grandstand, at the Allentown Fair. Bryan was born Thomas Luther "Luke" Bryan July 17, 1976, in Leesburg, Ga. After graduating from Georgia Southern University, Bryan moved to Nashville and began writing songs for Travis Tritt and Billy Currington. Bryan's first album, "I'll Stay Me" (2007) included the singles "All My Friends Day," "We Rode in Trucks" and "Country Man." His second album, "Doin' My Thing" (2009) had the singles "Do I"; "Rain Is a Good Thing," a No. 1 hit; and "Someone Else Calling You Baby." The album, "Tailgates & Tanlines" (2011), includes "Country Girl (Shake It for Me)," "I Don't Want This Night to End" and "Drunk on You," with the latter two singles both going No. 1. In March, Bryan released his "Spring Break 4 ... Suntan," and its fourth single, "Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye," Aug. 6. He sang the "Star-Spangled Banner" at the 2012 Major League Baseball All-Star Game. Bryan married Caroline Boyer in 2006. The couple has two children, Thomas Boyer "Bo," born in 2008, and Tatum Christopher "Tate," born Aug. 11.