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Five Fun Facts About the Man Behind the Aviators :: Dig Deeper in Tonight's CUSA Headliner... Eric Church!

by Paul Heling



TOP FIVE THINGS YOU MAY NOT KNOW ABOUT THE COUNTRY USA OPENING NIGHT HEADLINER:

1. The home he and his wife, Katherine Blasingame, own was featured on an episode of CMT’s Cribs.

2. His real name is Kenneth Eric Church.

3. His song “Lightening” was inspired by the movie The Green Mile.

4. He was kicked off the 2006  Me & My Gang Tour after he performed longer than instructed.

5. When Church first started out as a performer the bright stage lights would dry out his contacts. To battle this he wore aviator sunglasses and his infamous Von Dutch trucker hat. Over time this became his identity.


REFERENCES:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eric_Church