Country star, GSU alum to play for governor's inauguration

By Dal Cannady - bio | email

ATLANTA, GA (WTOC) - The party for Gov.-elect Nathan Deal's inauguration next month will be distinctly "Georgia" in the entertainment.

Country singer Luke Bryan will headline a concert Monday January 10 at Phillips Arena. Bryan is from the Southwest Georgia town of Leesburg but started his musical career while he was a student at Georgia Southern University.

Bryan's career took a big jump this year when he won the best new artist award from the Academy of Country Music.

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