Kane Brown says Florida Georgia Line “took a big chance” on him when they took him out on his first-ever tour.
The country superstar told Zane Lowe in a recent Apple Music interview that is will always appreciate Florida Georgia Line for taking the chance on him and bringing him out on his first tour ever.
“They took a big chance on me and I’ll appreciate it for the rest of my career, they took me out, I think I had only done about six bar shows before I had went out with them to amphitheaters,” said Brown. “So you gotta think, you’re going from a thousand or eight hundred people to seventeen thousand people and the only song that I had out was ‘Used To Love You Sober’ that was doing anything which wasn’t really even on the radio at all.”
Florida Georgia Line brought Brown on their headlining year long ‘Dig Your Roots’ tour in 2016 as the opening act, the tour also featured Cole Swindell and The Cadillac Three and was in support of the superstar duo’s third studio album, Dig Your Roots.
“We were the first of four and the Cadillac Three was out with us, I had no production but they had these big ass poles that said ‘TC3,’ so I looked like I was The Cadillac Three because I had their stuff behind me,” Brown continued. “There was probably like three to four thousand people out there at the beginning, traffic was coming in and it was an amazing experience. Especially getting to hang with them and then I had my wife with and it was my first time getting on a big tour like that and just seeing everyone as family.”
The “Cool Again” singer also gushed that halfway through the tour, the duo brought him out on stage each night and he says he was nervous as he never seen a full amphitheater unless he was in audience watching a show.
“After half the tour they started bringing me out with them and I was nervous because the amphitheater was actually full and I had never seen that unless I was in the audience,” Brown added. “So it was just awesome and I appreciate them so much and everybody’s that helped me in my career.”
Below is a photo of Brown and also Florida Georgia Line from the 2016 Dig Your Roots Tour.
During the interview with Lowe he also detailed a night out with Post Malone in Nashville at a local bar.
Brown recently released his EP, Mixtape Vol. 1, and is set to send a “powerful message” when he performs his unifying single “Worldwide Beautiful” on the 2020 ACM Awards on Wednesday, September 16 at 8 p.m. EST.