April 1, 2021
The country superstar lives for the road — and with a triple album and a fall arena tour planned, he’s asking his fans across the political spectrum to consider the COVID-19 vaccine their way back to his shows: “You’ve got to get needles in arms.”
When the COVID-19 pandemic shut down the concert industry, it robbed Church — and every other artist — of the act that gives his fans unalloyed joy, fulfills his own sense of purpose and offers everyone a temporary respite from the outside world. “That has been the hardest thing about COVID: It takes what you do,” says Church. “I used the music and the stage to get me through some of those darker things that were more personal,” including a near-fatal blood clot in his chest in 2017 and the death of his younger brother in 2018. “Take that away, and you’ve got to deal with some of the stuff you maybe haven’t dealt with.” Read the full story HERE.
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