Country star Lee Brice is coming to Manchester in October and there are some facts you may not know about him.

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1. He attended college on a football scholarship

Lee was a lineman on the Clemson University Football team and played as a long snapper on special teams. His career in sports came to a halt when he injured his arm. He had to have surgery and then decided to pursue music instead.

2. He has written hit singles for other country artists 

The country star was working hard to make it in the business and wrote some big hits for other artists before taking the spotlight.  He co-wrote “More Than A Memory” for Garth Brooks in 2007, “Still” for Tim McGraw in 2010 and wrote popular songs for  Adam Gregory and the Eli Young Band.

3. He won three talent contests in high school

Brice was always talented and his performances in high school seem to be proof. You could see a future star in a young man who won the show three years in a row. He was into some rock and roll at the time, but Garth Brooks became his idol.

4. His younger brother was a reality television contestant

Lewis, Lee Brice’s younger brother, was a contestant on the first season of “Can You Duet” on Country Music Television. He entered with his best friend David Oakleaf, but they were  split by the judges. Lewis was then assigned to partner with Gabe Jordan.

5. His very first performance was in a church

Lee played piano and sang in church before he would go on to wow crowds across the nation. That church is where he would have his very first performance when he was a youngster. He got up to sing/play “Oh How I Love Jesus.”


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We're excited to bring country music stars Lee Brice and Joe Nichols to Manchester's Northeast Delta Dental Stadium on October 1st as the headliners of the Service Credit Union Live Free Country Music Festival (also brought to you by Dead River Company.)

Buy your tickets now to get the best prices! We will be announcing more acts and have surprises in store for all of you country music fans. Get ready to kick some dust up and have the time of your life.

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