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As sure as it's spring, new Luke Bryan EP coming

Wednesday, February 16, 2011 – As sure as it's spring break, Luke Bryan will have another digital EP out. The singer will put out "Spring Break 4...Suntan City" on March 6 with four songs.

Bryan helped write all four songs, which include Suntan City, with Dallas Davidson, Rhett Atkins and Ben Hayslip; Spring Breakup with Ashley Gorley; Little Bit Later On written by Ashley Gorley and Luke Laird and Shake The Sand by Michael Carter and Cole Swindell.

Bryan will once again perform concerts at Spinnaker's Beach Club in Panama City, Fla. on March 13 and 14 where in previous years more than 4,000 fans filled the beach to watch him perform.

Fans can now enter CMT's Luke Bryan Spring Break Sweepstakes, which offers the opportunity for the grand prize winner to win a week-long hotel accommodation in Panama City Beach, tickets to one of the shows with meet and greet, an autographed Bryan prize pack and the chance to join him on stage. Enter online at http://www.cmt.com/community/sweepstakes/2012/luke-bryan-condo/. All entries must be received by 11:59:59 p.m. central on Feb. 23.

Bryan's previous EP releases were 2009's "Spring Break...with All My Friends" followed in 2010 with "Spring Break 2...Hangover Edition" and last year's "Spring Break 3...It's A Shore Thing."

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