Country music and alcohol are a perfect match.
It’s mentioned in a lot of songs, and while we often see artists drinking on stage, many of the genre’s incredibly talented artists have shown clarity and stamina before everything around them collapses. It’s important to remember that you quit drinking to find the best version of yourself.
Of course, finding sobriety is a very difficult journey for most people. Especially when you’re in an industry that glorifies everything about drinking.
Does that mean they stopped singing about it together? That’s not the case with artists like Chris Janson, Brantley Gilbert, and Keith Urban, but for some, it might choose to take their music in a different direction.
And recently, we’ve seen several artists announce sobriety, including Charles Kelly and Turnpike Troubadour frontman Evan Felker. I never started.
BJ Barham at the American Aquarium
BJ has been very open about his personal struggles with alcohol, and his fans know he’s willing to share and be candid if they’re on a similar journey to find sobriety. I’m here.
Charlie Mancuster in Muscadine Bloodline
Joe Dee Messina
The famous ’90s country singer called it quits after checking into rehab in 2004 after a spectacularly rough performance at a party following that year’s Super Bowl.
She has been sober ever since.
2020 has been a tough year for all of us, especially Margo Price. Her social situation began to take its toll on her, leading to her excessive drinking. She eventually realized that she needed to quit completely.
She explains the decision in a feature article. GQ.
Josh is one of those people who never started drinking. In an interview with CBN, Josh said:
Turnpike Troubadours frontman Evan Felker
The Turnpike Troubadours frontman was involved in a number of “onstage drinking” incidents leading up to the band’s 2020 hiatus.
But Turnpike is back and better than ever with the chill Evan Felker (also fiddler Kyle Nix) at the helm, rekindling his marriage to wife Stacey and recently welcoming their second child. I was.
Charles Kelly of Lady A
Lady A’s co-frontman has officially begun their sober journey, forcing the group to make the tough decision to cancel last year’s tour.
Tyler will be releasing a fiddle album in 2020, a long violent history, He’s been sober for six months at the time of the video and seems to have sobered up since then.
The rising Texas country star has been very open about his drinking journey and recently celebrated his sobriety. 6th anniversary Be completely drug and alcohol free.
We all know this change. Flipping tires in stadium parking lots has been McGraw’s new pre-game for some time now.
Ol’ Tim has come a long way since he won Arrested with Kenny Chesney in New York in 2000.