Justin Moore A-Z: 26 things you might not know about tonight's Riverbend headliner

Justin Moore A-Z: 26 things you might not know about tonight's Riverbend headliner

June 12th, 2014 by Susan Pierce in Life Entertainment

Justin Moore

Photo by Contributed Photo/Times Free Press.

IF YOU GO

What: Justin Moore.

When: 9:15 p.m. tonight.

Where: Coca-Cola Stage.

Admission: Riverbend 9-day wristband ($50); one-day wristband ($26).

Riverbend 2014

June 6-14 • 21st Century Waterfront, Chattanooga, TN

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A Arkansas native - Moved his wife and daughters from Nashville back to his hometown of Poyen, Ark., population 290.

B "Big Ass Headache" -- His honkytonkin' ode to hangovers and cures that don't work.

C Cowboy hat -- His signature look is from the Justin Moore collection by Bullhide Hats. And don't touch it. He once berated a fan for taking the hat off his head.

D Dirt roads, trucks, honky tonks, fishing and small-town life are lyric staples.

E Emotional moment -- Got choked up at the Academy of Country Music Awards when he won New Artist of the Year in April.

F Featured on "Nashville Outlaws," country music tribute album to hard rockers Motley Crue to be released July 8. He covers "Home, Sweet Home."

G "Grandpa" -- His eloquent, nostalgic ode to "the simple man with a Southern drawl."

H Humanitarian of the Year Award presented to him by Armed Forces Foundation for his "service and commitment to the morale and welfare of military families."

I "If Heaven Wasn't So Far Away" -- Moore's second No. 1 single in 2011, also won Mainstream Inspirational Song of the Year at the 2011 Inspirational Country Music Awards.

J Jesica Ahlberg, Miss Alabama USA -- His hot co-star in "Point At You" and "Lettin' the Night Roll" videos.

K Knows how to throw out a line; he's an avid outdoorsman.

L "Lettin' the Night Roll," his current single, is No. 9 on Billboard's Hot Country Songs chart.

M Miranda Lambert duets with him on "Old Habits" on his latest CD, "Off the Beaten Path."

N New baby expected this summer, his and wife Kate's third child.

O "Off the Beaten Path" -- Moore is now touring in support of the album of the same name.

P "Point at You," No. 2 on the 2013 Country Airplay chart, revealed his inner redneck bad boy: "I've got a rough side, a wild side at least a country mile wide, a fightin' side after a few."

Q Quiet supporter of local food banks in communities across America through Outnumber Hunger.

RThe Roost is his official fan club.

S "Small Town USA" -- First No. 1 single.

T "Til My Last Day" -- No. 1 on the 2013 Country Airplay chart.

U University of Arkansas Razorback fan.

V Valory Music Group, his label, is one of three under the Big Machine Label Group umbrella.

W Writes what he knows: "A lot of people called it prison when I was growin' up/But these are my roots and this is what I love/'cause everybody knows me and I know them/And I believe that's the way we we're supposed to live/I wouldn't trade one single day in small-town USA."

X Xtreme country collaboration: Moore's duet with Charlie Daniels on "For Some Ol' Redneck Reason" on "Off the Beaten Path."

Y "Young gun" is how Dixie Fuller, Riverbend talent buyer, tags Moore. "He has that Eric Church/Jake Owen feel -- young gun country."

Z No z-z-z-z-zs here. Moore's shows rock.

Compiled by staff writer Susan Pierce

Sources: justinmooremusic.com, billboard.com, wikipedia, bigmachinelabelgroup.com, various fan sites