Florida Georgia Line is starting to become one of country music’s most popular duos, so when the Anything Goes tour with Frankie Ballard and Thomas Rhett was announced, people got really excited to say the least.
I’ve seen FGL once before, during the taping of Good Morning America and that was a totally different atmosphere. I figured this concert was going to just be one giant party and it most certainly was!
Frankie started the night off and unfortunately due to a stage mishap a few weeks prior; his shoulder was out of commission, so there was no guitar playing for him. But that didn’t stop him from getting the crowd warmed up. Some fans may not have known Drinky Drink, but when Sunshine and Whiskey came on; everyone was up dancing and singing along. He then paid tribute to a fellow “Michigander” and did a cover of Bob Seger’s Old Time Rock and Roll and if you weren’t already up and dancing, you most definitely were now. So after doing 4 songs, it was time for Thomas Rhett to take the stage. He was working the crowd, jumping around all over the place, taking phones to take pictures and going into the crowd. His energy just kept escalating as the night went on. I’m pretty sure he won some hearts over when he sang Uptown Funk. The crowd was getting rowdy.
The anticipation for FGL to come on stage was just eating everyone alive. Then all of a sudden the lights dimmed down and the banners fell. The crowd started roaring and a few seconds later Tyler and BK popped out and started rocking out non-stop. These boys really know how to throw a party. Not only did Tyler show off his rapping skills, the boys decided to throw in a little All About That Bass into the mix and if you weren’t impressed at that point, Tyler and BK showed off how much they adore the ladies in their lives, so they made a little Bruno Mars, Treasure dedication (along with some dancing of course).
At one point the boys went backstage and they changed the stage setting. Can you guess what they changed the theme to? Yup, you guessed it. The beach. With BK in swim trunks and Tyler in a new shirt, they both walked back out on stage, shades on, singing Sun Daze. Since FGL’s shows are pretty much one huge collective party, it seemed only fitting that they brought Frankie and Thomas back out to sing Party People.
Towards the end of the night I looked at my phone and realized that the past 4 hours had flown by so incredibly fast. This night was one for the books. I had such an amazing time and I wish I could re-live all over again!
Now me, personally, I’m a huge Frankie fan, so I’m bias when it comes to anything that has to do with him. For Thomas Rhett, this was my first time seeing him and he’s pretty awesome. He definitely made me wanna see him again 😉 These two are going places. With their growing fan base, I can’t help but see them rising to the top in the near future. And for FGL, I don’t think they’ll be going anywhere anytime soon.
FGL recently released the second leg of their tour, so check out www.floridageorgialine.com to see if they’re coming to a city near you! Because who wouldn’t wanna party with the boys?!
Editor’s Note: The February 23rd, 2015 at the Verizon Wireless Arena in Manchester, NH was a rescheduled show, due to an ice storm in Nashville that prevented the boys and their crew from leaving town. The original tour date was planned for Wednesday February 18th, 2015.