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Home Free brings the Heat to Charotte

Ovens didn’t know what hit ‘em

Ovens Auditorium was flooded with cowboy boots and Stetson jeans on Wednesday night as fans from numerous states filed into the historic venue, to witness a once in a lifetime performance.

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The venue played John Denver’s “Country Roads” to help pass the time to which everyone in the audience sang about the hill of West Virginia. Then a familiar sound to all the Marvel needs in the audience filled the Auditorium.

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The one and only country a capella group Home Free hit the stage promptly at 8pm to the screams of fans young and old. Opening their set with their cover of “Life is a Highway” led my tenor Rob Lundquist, followed quickly followed by the bass leading classic “Ring of Fire” by Johnny Cash. The audience for a quick taste of the octave range of baritone Tim Foust as the floor shook with his notes.

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Marian Morris hit “My Church” was the third song of the evening. Literally making audience members feel as if they just witnessed a baptism, the guys in Home Free harmonized perfectly making for a wonderful opening set.

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Pulling several stools center stage the members of Home Free took a quick seat to allow fans the perfect opportunity for a group photo. Posing unanimously the majorities of the audience snapped the picture they had been trying to get all evening.

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“ Now put your phones up and live in the moment” Foust commented.

 

As the evening went on the audience was told stories about Austin’s hardship at the gym which resulted in a pulled muscle in every particular posterior muscle, to barnacle penises.

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Home Free introduced the audience to a piece of tech known as a loop machine. Adam Rupp, founding member demonstrated how it worked by laying down a beat which was instantly recognizable as Ed Sheeran’s “Castle on the Hill” which bled into an original piece “Timeless”.

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Now was time for percussionist Adam Rupp to take center stage to perform what can only be described as pure magic. Producing sounds to imitate bugs flying, a scene from the Australian Outback, and even a remix of Michael Jackson’s “Billie Jean”.

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Taking a shirt intermission fans flooded the bar and merch booth. Several fans bought beers for the group and sat them on stage for their return. Coming back strong with “Some Girls Do” by Sawyer Brown. This time baritone Adam Chance took the lead showing everyone that Foust isn’t the only one who can bring the bass.

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High Tenor Austin Brown showed off his incredible voice during “A Great Day to Be Alive” by Travis Tritt. Fans sang along and gave out a howl to accompany Browns.

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One of the most anticipated songs of the evening was next on the setlist. Known for the guys hip-shaking choreography, “Hillbilly Bone” by performed by Blake Shelton and Trace Adkins, had all the females on their feet.

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“All good things must come to an end” Foust stated at the end of the night. “We would like to thank all of our fans, but especially the ladies out there who keep their households and Men up and running. I need all my party people to come down here for this one. Come on, come to the stage”.

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A Mashup of Dierks Bentley’s “Women Amen” and Keith Urban’s “Female” was performed with the guys going to the edge of the stage to shake hands with fans, and to let them know how much they are really appreciated.

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Closing the night with a cover of The O’Jays classic “Love Train” home Free gave their all to the crowd in front of them. Fans left the building with feelings of pure joy and happiness, already discussing plans for the next show.

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Home Free newest album “Midnight Confessions” is hitting stores July 26th. Make sure to follow them on social media, and sign up for their newsletter!

See full gallery of the night here!

Catch this tour:

MAY11
Sat 7 PM CDT1,440 guests
Mobile, AL
JUN28
Fri 7:30 PM CDT1,103 guests
JUN29
Sat 8 PM1,047 guests
JUL5
Fri 7 PM MDT170 guests
Richfield, UT
JUL6
Sat 8 PM MDT1,352 guests
Sandy, UT
JUL22
Minneapolis, MN
JUL25
Chicago, IL
AUG16
Fri 8 PM810 guests
SEP18
Fresno, CA
SEP20
Bakersfield, CA
SEP21
Sat 7:30 PM PDT500 guests
SEP22
Tucson, AZ
SEP24
SEP27
Dallas, TX
SEP28
San Antonio, TX
OCT1
Tue 7 PM CDT269 guests
OCT5
Sat 8 PM CDT52 guests
OCT6
Sun 7:30 PM460 guests
OCT11
Nashville, TN
OCT12
Nashville, TN
OCT21
Mon 8 PM UTC+0241 guests
Leuven, Belgium
NOV3
Albany, NY
NOV4
NOV10
New York, NY
FEB21
Leuven, Belgium
FEB23
Amsterdam, Netherlands
FEB24
Mon 7 PM UTC+01115 guests
Hamburg, Germany
FEB25
Copenhagen, Denmark
FEB26
Skive, Denmark
FEB28
Södermalm, Sweden
FEB29
Concerthouse
FEB29
Sat 7:30 PM UTC+01237 guests
Gothenburg, Sweden
MAR1
Oslo, Norway
MAR3
Tue 7 PM UTC+01194 guests
Cologne, Germany
MAR4
Hanover, Germany
MAR6
Columbia Theater
MAR7
Warsaw, Poland
MAR9
Prague, Czech Republic
MAR10
Vienna, Austria
MAR12
Milan, Italy
MAR13
Munich, Germany
MAR14
Sat 8 PM UTC+0175 guests
Zürich, Switzerland
MAR15
Paris, France
MAR17
Manchester, United Kingdom
MAR18
Glasgow, United Kingdom
MAR19
Birmingham, United Kingdom
MAR20
Fri 7 PM UTC211 guests
London, United Kingdom

 

Born​ ​and​ ​raised​ ​in​ ​Winston​ ​Salem​ ​NC,​ ​Cindy​ ​is​ ​a​ ​professional​ ​taco​ ​enthusiast​ ​and​ ​proud Hufflepuff.​ ​Fangirl​ ​by​ ​day,​ ​and​ ​concert​ ​photojournalist​ ​by​ ​night,​ ​Cindy’s​ ​photography​ ​career started​ ​in​ ​2010​ ​when​ ​her​ ​fiance​ ​took​ ​her​ ​to​ ​her​ ​first​ ​local​ ​show.​ ​With​ ​a​ ​small​ ​Kodiak​ ​point​ ​and shoot​ ​in​ ​hand,​ ​she​ ​quickly​ ​fell​ ​in​ ​love​ ​with​ ​the​ ​local​ ​music​ ​scene​ ​and​ ​concert​ ​photography.​ ​With musical​ ​tastes​ ​varying​ ​from​ ​Acapella​ ​to​ ​Heavy​ ​Metal,​ ​there​ ​is​ ​no​ ​telling​ ​what​ ​you​ ​will​ ​hear blaring​ ​from​ ​her​ ​headphones​ ​from​ ​day​ ​to​ ​day.​ ​When​ ​she​ ​is​ ​not​ ​spending​ ​time​ ​with​ ​her​ ​family, friends,​ ​or​ ​furbabies,​ ​you​ ​can​ ​find​ ​Cindy​ ​with​ ​her​ ​nose​ ​buried​ ​in​ ​yet​ ​another​ ​book,​ ​binging​ ​Netflix with​ ​her​ ​bearded​ ​better​ ​half,​ ​or​ ​out​ ​and​ ​about​ ​at​ ​various​ ​shows.

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