On June 28 2019 Dow Diamond in Midland Michigan and home of the great lake loons was transformed into a huge concert venue for the tricity. It would play host for humane societies of Midland and Bay Counties benefit concert. In which part of the ticket sales would go to help with taking care of and pet adoptions.
Jesse Labelle is a Canadian born Pop-Country singer-songwriter. In June 2008, Labelle signed to Canadian label Wax Records and began working on his debut album, Perfect Accident, which would be released April 27, 2010. His second album, Two, was released August 7, 2013. He is best known for his singles “Easier”, “Heartbreak Coverup”, and “One Last Night”.
He started the show for his fans by signing “Sweet Home Alabama”. Jesse would also make a little pun about him as he talked about the song “Jesse Girl” just before signing it. Jesse also stop at one point while he was on stage to have with the help of the fans that where there to see him sing “Happy Birthday to his father Jeff to made the long drive from Toronto Ontario Canada.
As his show would go on you saw why he was one of Canadian up and coming pop country star, singing and dancing aways. He would end his night by singing the song “Summer of 69”. On deck after Jesse would be the fun and ever changing Granger Smith.
Granger Kelly Smith, also known by his alter ego Earl Dibbles Jr., is an American country music singer and songwriter. He has released nine studio albums, one live album, and one EP. Granger Smith was signed to a contract at 19 years old in Nashville. He has performed three times at the White House, and in 2008 he traveled to perform for soldiers in Iraq and Kuwait. His 2013 album Dirt Road Driveway peaked at number 15 on US country charts and number 11 on US indie charts.
For those that came out for tonight profrance of the headliner for this event was in for a treat. Granger Smith would get the crowd jumping and going with sing some of his favorite song like “Merica” and “If the boots fits”. But the biggest highlight for those that never seen it would come at the end of his performance when his alter ego would take the stage.
As Granger Smith would head back stage he began the transformation to Earl Dibbles Jr as a small video would place feature them both talking about what song he would sing. You could hear from the crow show out what song they would love to here but it came down to every country redneck favorite song. This would be “The Country Boy Song” that would put the big exclamation point on his night.
Big & Rich would be next to take the stage. Before they would take the stage Big & Rich. While in town John Rich would be out and about signing autograph bottle of his Redneck Riviera whiskey at local store. Which part of every bottle sold would go to his heroes charity.
The Stage for Big & Rich would be transformed in a small Saloon. They would sing some of their hit songs. One of which would be the number one song “Comin’ to Your City”. At this point would be when Big Kenny and John Rich would being Cowboy Troy out on stage to rap his portion of the song and stay on to finish it. They would also sing another fan favorite “Save a Horse (Ride a Cowboy)”. This would get the crow both on the field along with the fans in their stadium seats up and dancing the night away.
For the fans at the event got a while night of fun and music seeing some great artists and sing and move along to a wide array of music. But the night wasn’t just about the artist it was help to raise money for humane society of Bay and Midland counties.