Will Beer Take a Bow at Stapleton’s Home State Show?
The April 25 concert will be the first for Kroger Field at the University of Kentucky in Lexington. (Don Muret / Staff) Promoter Live Nation will make the call for country singer’s Lexington concert Chris Stapleton wrote a song called “Drink a Beer” that became a No. 1 hit for fellow country artist Luke Bryan in 2014. It’s just one example of beer and country music being joined at the hip. In Kentucky, the country’s bourbon capital, add some hard liquor to the theme. “Whiskey and You,” another tune penned by Lexington, Ky., native Stapleton, is part of “Traveller,” his debut album released one year later. But for Stapleton, now a stadium headliner, there’s a question over whether booze will be sold in public spaces for his April 25 show in Lexington, the first concert at Kroger Field on the University of Kentucky campus. The school prohibits the sale of beer, […]