Touring is where artists make their money these days and just about all of 'em hit the road in a big way this year. There are a handful of country tours that straight up blew us away, however, and we've got a year-end Top Five.
Talk about a lot of music. Eric Church will release more than 100 live recordings between now and the end of the year as part of 61 Days In Church, a compilation of songs recorded during his record-breaking 2017 Holdin' My Own Tour that wrapped in May.
When the world got word in 2014 that Garth Brooks was coming out of retirement and would begin touring again, some wondered how successful he could be. Yes, he was a global superstar in the '90s, but that was then. What about now?