Luke Bryan Hall of Fame Exhibit Opens

Published On May 22, 2015 | By Cheryl Johnstone | Country Music News

Luke Bryan’s new exhibit, called Luke Bryan: Dirt Road Diary, officially opens today at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville. Luke went through his personal memorabilia and has loaned the museum a number of artifacts to represent his life and career including:

• Little League baseball uniform and glove
• Second grade school backpack and denim jacket
• First guitar, which his parents gave him when he was fourteen
• A script from his high school production of Annie Get Your Gun, in which he starred
• Handwritten lyrics to his 2014 chart-topping single, “I See You”
• Stage props from his Spring Break concerts
• Tour posters
• Stage clothes worn he wore at concerts and awards shows
• Music awards, including trophies for his ACM and CMA Entertainer of the Year wins
• Bow and arrows Luke used on the Outdoor Channel reality series Buck Commander: Protected by Under Armour

The superstar preveiwed the exhibit on Wednesday, May 20th.

“I was excited to go seek out my old instruments and stuff. I think one thing that was amazing was that we found the very first song I wrote and performed for my church, and something had spilled on the lyrics and you can’t see half the lyrics, so I remember that day singing that song, and we were able to find that song in my piano bench. So, yeah, going and getting all of the instruments, but then when you find out it’s also a life piece. It’s named kind of ‘Dirt Road Diary’ to tell the whole story of me and my youth.”

Opening weekend of Luke Bryan: Dirt Road Diary will feature many festivities, including a songwriter session on Saturday, May 23rd afternoon with Ashley Gorley and Rodney Clawson, who’ve written many Number One hits for Luke.

The exhibit runs through November 8th.

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