Barack Obama, the 44th President of the United States…
Big Zach Bryan guy?
It appears so.
It’s no secret that Zach Bryan has taken more than just the country music community by storm with his killer singer/songwriter abilities, electric live performances, and common man attitude towards the powers that be. Between the quantifiable things record sales, streaming numbers, ticket sales, and then the unquantifiable… the rabid fan base, the passion, this grassroots community of music fans he’s built, what he’s accomplished this year is truly special in the music world.
I mean seriously, you could walk up to somebody who has never liked country music in their lives, and ask them who Zach Bryan is, and many will recognize the name off the bat.
Pretty impressive for a guy that went viral over a grainy social media video only three years ago, and has only been a touring musician for one year.
And it appears he’s caught the attention of Obama himself, as the former President recently shared his annual favorite music of the year.
He shared in a Twitter post:
“I always enjoy sharing my end of year music playlist with all of you — and this year we heard a lot of great songs. Here are some of my favorites.
Are there any songs or artists I should check out?”
I always enjoy sharing my end of year music playlist with all of you — and this year we heard a lot of great songs. Here are some of my favorites.
Zach dropped (yet another) new album, the long-promised live album recorded during his incredible show at Red Rocks in the middle of a blizzard last month.
Back when the show was announced, Zach teased that he would be recording the concert to release as a live album.
Although, Mother Nature had other ideas and Zach and the boys were left performing in the middle of a snowstorm. It’s wasn’t hard to understand why they’d might want to postpone the live album until better recording conditions were available.
But if you know anything about Zach, you know that it’s never been about pretty or polished, it’s about honesty… and what’s more honest and authentic than a live album where you endured freezing your ass off?
My guess is that Red Rocks concert will be the most memorable concert of many people’s lives… freezing hands, out of tune guitars and all.
The unannounced drop of All My Homies Hate Ticketmaster (Live from Red Rocks) contains all 24 songs from Zach’s debut performance at the legendary venue, including the opening performance of “Country Roads” with Charles Wesley Godwin and Jonathan Peyton, whose performances were canceled at the last minute due to the blizzard on the day of the show.
In announcing the album’s release, Zach once again railed against Ticketmaster and the inflated prices for live shows, promising fans that he’s doing all that he can to keep ticket prices low for the “limited number of headline shows” he’ll be playing next year. And he also promised that a tour announcement is coming soon too: