The Boot News Roundup: Chris Lane Announces Big, Big Plans Tour + More
Welcome to The Boot's News Roundup, a morning rundown of the news country music fans need to know. Read on to learn more about the latest goings-on in the country, Americana, bluegrass and folk genres.
On Oct. 31, Chris Lane is set to kick off his Big, Big Plans Tour, which will run throughout the fall and into Winter 2020. The trek will begin at Bogart's in Cincinnati, Ohio, and make stops in New Jersey, Florida, North Carolina, California, Texas and more states before concluding at the Fillmore in Detroit, Mich., on Feb. 22, 2020. "The Git Up" singer Blanco Brown, Gabby Barrett and Ernest will join Lane on the tour as support acts. "After a top-notch summer touring with Brad Paisley, I couldn't be more excited for my Big, Big Plans tour to kick off. I'll be bringing the energy and may even have some surprises in store. We've amped up the production to a new level, and I can't wait for people to see it!" Lane says in a statement. Fans can find tickets for the shows, when they go on sale on Friday (Sept. 6) at IAmChrisLane.com.
Congratulations are in order for former Gloriana member-turned-solo artist Rachel Reinert, who tied the knot on Friday (Aug. 30)! According to People, Reinert married musician Caleb Crosby in a luxury treehouse in Bloomington Springs, Tenn., with her father officiating the ceremony. The small, intimate ceremony only included 13 guests, including Reinert's 5-year-old brother, who served as ring bearer during the ceremony. Reinert and Crosby got engaged in February and have been together since late 2014.
To kick off National Suicide Prevention Week, Michael Ray, Judah & the Lion and other acts will take part in the I'm Listening radio special, a two-hour event during which they will discuss the importance of ending the stigma associated with mental illness. The commercial-free broadcast will take place on Sept. 8 at 7AM and will also feature, among others, Marshmello, Lizzo and Korn.