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At Royal Farms Arena, Luke Bryan's songwriting chops on full display

At Royal Farms Arena, Luke Bryan's songwriting chops on full display

For Luke Bryan, it’s all in the hips.

On Friday night, the Nashville singer/songwriter and Georgia native known for country-pop hits like “Play It Again” and “Drunk on You” performed a set at Royal Farms Arena that leaned heavily on his party anthems.

Beyond the arsenal of hits, the constant throughout the show was Bryan’s come-hither swaying in tight jeans. The potency of Bryan’s singles catalog matched with his bro-next-door stage presence left little need for heavy lifting. With an endearingly cheesy swagger, Bryan carried himself like a country sex symbol.

With his six-piece band behind him, Bryan established the party...

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