Urban returns to action tonight
Friday, February 3, 2012
– Keith Urban returns to the stage tonight at The Opry in Nashville, his first time out since throat surgery late last year.
"I'm really looking forward to being back on stage and more specifically on the Opry stage. When I was told earlier this week that the Ryman was going to start renovations on the stage after our show I thought, 'you know, when we say we're really gonna tear it up tonight, maybe they're worried I mean it literally?"
Later this month, Urban will head to Sydney for a week of filming for the Australian version of "The Voice." Urban will pop back and forth to Australia over the next few months while maintaining a busy schedule here in the U.S. that includes a second show at the Opry and the third annual "All For The Hall" benefit concert on April 10th.
"It'll be a blast spending a little time in Australia working on The Voice, getting the opportunity to try and help some killer raw talent blossom," said Urban. "And I have a feeling that being immersed in that new kind of everything is possible energy, will have a real inspiring and liberating effect on creating new music for my new album."
Much of Urban's time over the course of the year will be spent at home in Nashville, where he's already begun writing and finding songs for his next album. No release date set as of yet.
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