Grammy nominated and multi-platinum recording artist, Aaron Lewis played Sunday night to a Sold Out First Ave Minneapolis, MN. The former Staind front man first made his country debut in 2011 with certified gold single “Country Boy” followed by the release of his first full length solo album, The Road. “Country Boy” featured Charlie Daniels on fiddle and a booming verse from George Jones as well as Chris Young striking a balance between classic and modern country. Aaron latest album “Sinner“ was released in late 2016. The album has already hit #4 on the U.S. charts. The “Sinner” Tour has been crisscrossing the states since the start of 2017 and ends August 18 in Nashville,TN.
Opener Travis Marvin, a Kansas native, has been rocking the region for nearly a decade and gaining momentum by the minute. His life perspective and passion for country music is evident in every note and in every word he delivers. Marvin’s high energy, charisma and powerhouse performances have gained thousands of fans, followers and have sold tens of thousands of copies of his most recent album “Simple” on Itunes and Amazon. Travis brought out his acoustic guitar and played the opening set setting the tone for the night of “Real Country Music” for a solid thirty five minute set. The fans loved the amazing voice of Travis Marvin.
Long haired country singer songwriter Alex Williams followed next. The Indiana native has a little 80’s hair metal mixed with his incredible Country sound. Williams played an impressive forty five minute set. The excitement and energy from the stage certainly spilled over to the fans and got them rocking and ready for Aaron Lewis.