Photo Credit: Samuel Crabtree
BIRMINGHAM, AL (January 31, 2022) – Jacksonville, AL-raised RILEY GREEN enjoyed home state hospitality with 10,000 fans on Saturday (1/29) night at the Legacy Arena at The BJCC in Birmingham during a sold-out show on his WE OUT HERE TOUR. Over 10,000 fans raised their voices and cell phones as the chart-topping singer/songwriter took the stage for an acoustic solo version of his PLATINUM certified hit “I Wish Grandpa’s Never Died.” Watch here.
Raised on the sounds of traditional Country, Bluegrass, and Southern Gospel music, Riley learned the spirit of songwriting and performing at a young age while spending time with his grandfather, Bufford Green, who ran the Golden Saw Music Hall. Riley shared the stage with him and other men of his generation, laying a foundation for the songs he’d craft in the years to come. He shares co-writing credits posthumously alongside his two grandfathers on the track People praised “might take him to a whole new stratosphere” upon release and clearly was a weekend highlight.
Announced this morning, Riley will also join Luke Bryan’s RAISED UP RIGHT TOUR this Summer and bring even more from his DIFFERENT ‘ROUND HERE album (BMLG Records) to fans nationwide. Rolling Stone described Riley’s musical perspective as “Drinks-in-the-air Nineties country at an Alabama vs. Auburn tailgate,” following the release of PLATINUM-certified No. 1 “There Was This Girl” and “If It Wasn’t For Trucks” while MusicRow has praised “Riley’s great country vocal, honest presentation and true-to-life lyrics.” The 2020 ACM Awards New Male Artist of the Year has previously hit the road with Jason Aldean, Brad Paisley, Jon Pardi and Dierks Bentley. For more information and upcoming tour dates visit RileyGreenMusic.com.