October 3, 2023

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Police warn of heavy traffic for Luke Bryan’s sold-out farm concert in rural Michigan

Police warn of heavy traffic for Luke Bryan’s sold-out farm concert in rural Michigan

ALLEGAN COUNTY, MI – Country music star Luke Bryan is coming to Allegan County this weekend for a 2023 farm tour, and police are warning locals about heavy traffic.

With a large turnout expected, Michigan State Police said six roads around the venue will be affected, according to an MSP news release. The show begins at 6 p.m., Saturday, September 16, at John Schaendorf Dairy Farm, 2369 28th Street in Allegan. This is roughly halfway between Grand Rapids and Kalamazoo.

Police expect particularly heavy traffic given the parade is being held in a rural area.

“If you are attending the concert, please plan traffic, be responsible, and have a safe and fun evening,” the news release said.

Affected roads include:

  • 28th Street
  • Thirty Street
  • 116th Street
  • 122nd Street
  • 125th Street
  • 128th Street

As of now, the concert is Brian’s only concert in Michigan on his 2023 farm tour. General admission tickets for the show have been sold outAccording to the ticket selling platform. General admission tickets were $65, plus $5 for parking. Farm Tour VIP Experience tickets are still available for $209, plus fees.

Parking begins at 2 p.m., entry begins at 5 p.m., and the show begins at 6 p.m

The press release said that traffic will be most affected after the ceremony.

At 11 p.m. Saturday, 28th Street will be closed for a half-mile north of 122nd Street to accommodate southbound concert traffic. The street will be open north of the closure, but heavy traffic is expected.

For more details about the offer and what is allowed at the venue, click here.

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This isn’t the first time she’s been known for hit songs like “I Don’t Want This Night to End,” “Drunk on You,” “Country Girl,” “Somebody Else Calling You Baby,” and “Rain’s a Good Thing.” Brian has gone to Allegan County.

The country star previously performed at the Allegan County Fair with Battle Creek native Frankie Ballard in 2012.

Other dates on Brian’s 2023 farm tour include stops in Kentucky, Ohio, Iowa, Wisconsin and Minnesota.

Brian previously performed in Southwest Michigan during the 2019 Farm Tour. After his initial date was canceled due to inclement weather, he took the stage at Stafford Farms in Richland in Kalamazoo County in October 2019.

Bryan’s Farm Tour 2022 also visited Michigan with a stop at Kubiak Family Farms in Fowlerville.

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