Aaron Lewis, Songs & Stories Tour
Dates & TimeFri, Apr 13 | 8pm
LocationGrande Exposition Hall
If it sounds like Aaron Lewis is long past defending his country music pedigree, that would be a correct assessment. He would prefer the music speak for itself, and with the release of “Sinner,” Lewis’ stunning Dot Records follow-up to his groundbreaking full-length solo debut “The Road” in 2012, any would-be detractors will be pretty much out of ammo. Don’t miss Aaron Lewis when he returns to the Silver Legacy Resort Casino on Friday, April 13.
“Sinner” blasts through today’s country music doldrums like a shot of 100-proof whiskey, with the singer making zero compromises with either himself or the restrictions of a format that seems to have abandoned its rougher tendencies in favor of pop and ‘70s rock inclinations largely lacking in grit.
As the frontman for one of modern rock’s most successful bands in Staind, Lewis admits his entre into the country world has been met with mixed reactions. After putting his heart and soul on the line to create “Sinner,” Lewis feels, “You can’t make everybody happy, so you put your best foot forward, you hope everybody likes it and if they don’t…”
Tickets go on sale Saturday, Nov. 18.