Country music superstar Luke Bryan wrapped his annual concert tour of family farms this weekend.
Since 2009, the five-time ACM and CMA Entertainer of the Year has performed in small towns across the country, setting up concerts in farm fields. This year’s edition was a six-date tour that stopped in Monroeville, Ind.; Mechanicsburg, Ohio,; Fowlerville, Mich.; Murdock, Neb.; Boone, Iowa; and Eyota, Minn. The average population of the six is 3,406.
Bryan traditionally gives scholarships to students who come from farming families attending college near the tour stops. Since 2009, 78 scholarships have been awarded.
A social-media partnership with Bayer has provided more than $180,000 to local food banks, Other partnerships, including with Smithfield Foods, resulted in donations of high-protein foods to local food banks and in donations to state and local Future Farmers of America chapters.
Bryan’s most recent reports submitted to Pollstar Box Office were three dates at The Theatre at Resorts World Las Vegas Aug. 31 and Sept. 3 and 4. The shows grossed $1,652,907 on 10,863 tickets for an average price of $152.