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Bryan cancels Farm Tour opening night due to hurricane

Tuesday, October 4, 2016 – Due to concerns about the potential effect of Hurricane Matthew on South Carolina, Luke Bryan announced today he was canceling the opening night of his farm tour, slated for Wednesday in Gastonia, S.C.

"Due to the Hurricane Matthew evacuation orders that begin on Wednesday in the coastal areas of South Carolina that will impact the traffic routes to the farm, the Luke Bryan Farm Tour 2016 at Culler Farms in Gaston, S.C. tomorrow, Oct 5, will be cancelled," Bryan said on his web site. "Full refunds will be provided within the next 72 hours with confirmation being sent via email."

Bryan just released an EP, "Farm Tour...Here's to the Farmer," on Sept. 23, honoring farmers.

Farm tour dates are:

Oct. 6 - Greenback, Tenn. Maple Farms
Oct. 7 Elizabethtown, Ky. Highland Farms
Oct. 8 - Monroeville, Ind. Spangler Farms
Oct. 12 Batesville, Miss. FT Farms
Oct. 13 Prairie Grove, Ark. Ogden Ranch
Oct. 14 Centralia, Mo. Stowers Farm
Oct. 15 Effingham, Ill. Mid America Motorworks

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