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Friday, 2 November, 2007 10:48 AM

Sugarland Kicks Off Its First Headlining Tour

PHOTO BY GLORIA RZUCIDLO / ©AMERICAJR.com

AmericaJR.com's Jason Rzucidlo with Kristian Bush of Sugarland.

by Jason Rzucidlo
AmericaJR@AmericaJR.com

 

 

The CMA-nominated duo of Jennifer Nettles and Kristian Bush is currently touring nationwide for the very first time. Their opening acts are Jake Owen and Little Big Town. I caught up with Kristian Bush earlier this summer at the Midland County Fair.

Sugarland has learned from touring with major acts such as Kenny Chesney, Brooks & Dunn and Brad Paisley over the last few years. They have seen how other artists put shows together. Sugarland duo has set a goal to create its own style at its LIVE shows.

“We’ve been spending the last four or five months, as the show comes together at the very end, really kinda working out the kinks and getting all the fun tricks ready. All the lights and parts of the show.” says Kristian Bush of Sugarland.

“You know this a dream whenever you’re a musician to go play arenas and to be the headline act. Jennifer and I take such pride in the fact that we’re entertainers as well as writers and musicians.”

The Change for Change tour kicked off on September 27 in North Charleston, South Carolina. It will visit 32 cities between then and the end of December. The very last performance will be at the Von Braun Civic Center in Huntsville, Alabama. Sugarland, Little Big Town and Jake Owen will make a stop in Michigan on December 6 at the Kellogg Arena in Battle Creek.

“We’re gonna be playing a lot of stuff off the new record. We’ll probably do the Bon Jovi thing. I’ll put on the Bon Jovi whig, walk out on stage. It should be fun,” said Bush.

Sugarland has had two number one singles including “Want To,” and “Settlin.” The duo also had hits with “Baby Girl” and “Something More” on its debut album. Their current single is “Stay.”

What is Kristian Bush’s favorite song to perform LIVE? “Right now, I’m kinda of on an oldie that we had. ‘Something More’ is kinda one of my favorites. There’s a line in there that’s always fun to sing at night, ‘I’ve got things to do before I die,’” said Bush.

The duo performed on the Grand Ole Opry for the second time earlier this summer. “Grand Ole Opry is a neat experience for any country musician. The first time your heart’s thumping around every corner,” said Bush.

“The second time I realize to myself…Does this feel like old hat? Am I comfortable here? The only thing stranger than playing the Opry for the first time is playing it for the second time and feeling comfortable.”

Sugarland is nominated for the Top Vocal Duo award at this year’s CMA Awards. It will be broadcast November 7 at 8:00 p.m. on ABC-TV.

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Kristian Bush speaks to AmericaJR.com at the Midland County Fair.

 

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