Granger Smith returns to the stage after months of quarantine and cancelled shows due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Taking the stage at Country River Club with his full band in Tyler, Texas on Friday (June 12) for an amazing performance that Smith, his band and crew and fans have been craving.
“This pic was from last night,” Smith explained in a recent instagram post. “Not 6 months ago, not pre-shutdown…it was last night in East Texas. There were rules, and everyone followed them. It felt normal and normal feels really good. I’m posting this to try and spread some good news to those that might be searching for it…normal is making a comeback! And we’ll be seeing YOU soon!”
This show marked the band’s first show in 96 days since the entire quarantine was put into effect.
Smith performed fan-favorite hits like “When The Good Guys Win,” “If The Boot Fits,” “Backroad Song,” “Happens Like That” and “.” Earl Dibbles Jr also joined the party with performances of “Don’t Tread On Me,” “The Country Boy Song” and “Merica.”
“You guys are the first people in the Country to hear us since this whole crazy debacle and I think we’ll be here next Friday too I guess, I don’t know,” Smith teased during the live concert in Texas. “We’ll just be here every weekend until we start playing again.”
Smith’s Yee Yee Apparel just recently released their summer line of merchandise, which you can pick up HERE. He also performed several recent livestream performances including a full Granger Smith set from his shop, an acoustic office set, a dirt road set and an Earl Dibbles Jr. set. He also released a collaborative new song with rapper Lathan Warlick entitled “That’s Why I Love Dirt Roads.”
Smith is set to headline a 50% capacity, Fourth of July concert with a 90-minute concert at Dell Diamond in Round Rock, TX with a fireworks finale. He also has a scheduled performance at The Backyard Amphitheatre on July 3 in San Antonio, TX, you can grab your tickets for that HERE and another on July 24 at Washington County Fair in Arlington, NE (tickets HERE).
See some fan shot footage and photos from the show below:
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The sweetest 12 hours 💗 We spontaneously hopped in the car last night, drove 4 hours to enjoy our first concert since covid with some of the best friends! With Covid, we didn’t get to visit my grandmother on the anniversary of her passing. So, getting to check on her made my heart so happy!
— 🌻Katie🌻 (@k80faye_) June 13, 2020
— Madi💋 (@MadisonHillis) June 13, 2020