Boots and Brews is back! On September 3, being 110 degrees and humid the fans were not derailed with this year’s event that also featured Frankie Ballard, Australian Morgan Evans, Rap-Country Blanco Brown and Avery Anna.
Brad has sold over 11 million albums and has won three Grammy Awards, 14 Academy of Country Music Awards, 14 Country Music Association Awards, and two American Music Awards. He has also earned country music’s crowning achievement, becoming a member of the Grand Ole Opry. Paisley also wrote songs for Pixar’s Cars franchise (“Behind the Clouds”, “Find Yourself”, “Collision of Worlds” with Robbie Williams, “Nobody’s Fool”, etc.). He has great sense of humor that shows in songs and videos yet also sentimental and the guy you can relate too even as kids you grew up with. He is also non-stop recording music and videos.
With his band The Drama Kings, he has videos to his songs on screen for “Online” and with duets with actor Any Griffith for “Waiting on a Woman:, “Whiskey Lullaby” with “Allison Krause”, Also performed “Ticks”, “Welcome To The Future,“ I’m Going Miss Her”, “ River Bank” , “Today”, “ Mud on The Tires” and “I’m Still A Guy”.
During the show he called us California Hillbillies and we took that as proud also he took a girl’s mobile phone to do videos of him and of the audience and looking at her Instagram and showing in the video screen. Additionally he signed one his guitars and gave it to a dad his daughter approximately two years old. The band performed Van Halen’s “Hot For Teacher” that got crowd even louder with David Lee Roth’s vocals on backing track and with a photo Eddie Van Halen before his death from Cancer for respect and influence. Yes Brad can rock it! he
They performed “The Streets Of Bakersfield” the bass player singing lead vocals. The band finished with two encores with Don Henley’s “The Boys Of Summer” and “Alcohol”.
The first performance of the day was from Avery Anna who is popular on the social sites and signed a record deal. She performed solo while playing the key board. Expect to hear more of her music and for performances over the years.
After Avery was Rapper Blanco Brown who was gave a bump thump even went off stage while having some the crowd around him during his performance.
After Avery was Australian Morgan Evans with his band performed good energy and good he is back and for new music and more performances from him. Some of the songs performed were “American Dream Truck”, “Day Drunk On Tequila”, and “Country Outta Of My Girl”.
Next up was Frankie Ballard which was great to see him and hear him and the band especially his songs “Young And Crazy”, “It All Started With A Beer” and hit single “Sunshine And Whiskey”. Also he announce new music to be released and did play a couple of new songs.
Over all during the hot and humid day this was fabulous and fun performances by all that also gives up and coming artist exposure as well those who have songs and videos being played and of course with the established headliners in the local area.