Country News: Jason Aldean Returns to Las Vegas
Jason Aldean and his wife, Brittany, returned to Las Vegas a week after the shootings at the Route 91 Harvest Fest. The visit comes on the tail of an emotional week, which included Jason’s surprise appearance on Saturday Night Live just the night before. According to tasteofcountry.com Aldean addressed the Vegas tragedy saying ‘we hurt for you and we hurt with you, but you can be sure we’re going to walk through these tough times together, every step of the way.’ Aldean canceled tour dates through the weekend out of respect for those who died, but plans to resume touring on Thursday (Oct. 12).
Luke Bryan took a moment during his final Farm Tour concert on Saturday to honor those lost during the Las Vegas Shooting. According to tasteofcountry.com Bryan said he wants to remember the lives lost and keep the families, friends, first responders and fellow music fans in his prayers following the tragedy. The crowd erupted in a chant of 'U.S.A, U.S.A!' before taking a moment to pray for the victims and think of everyone affected by the tragedy.
One week after the Las Vegas shooting the Las Vegas strip went dart for 11 minutes to honor those lives lost. From 10:05 to 10:16 p.m., the 11 minutes marking the length of the attack on October 1st. The Las Vegas Review-Journal says 60 casinos and properties turned off their marquees and dimmed the lights. Throughout the day visitors and residents of Las Vegas joined together for other tributes and memorials honoring the 58 victims.