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Luke Bryan during the 2012 Farm Tour.

Luke Bryan's 'Farm Tour' brings old hits and new faces to local venue

Six years ago, a country boy in a baseball cap started what he affectionately called a "Farm Tour" in his home state of Georgia. The tour he envisioned would forgo arenas and stadiums in favor of fields in Southern cities across the country.

That boy is now country superstar Luke Bryan, known for mega-hit songs like "Country Girl (Shake It For Me)," "Drunk On You" and "That's My Kinda Night." And Wednesday night, he's kicking off his sixth annual Farm Tour at Maple Lane Farms.

Maple Lane Farms owner Bob Schmidt explained to WBIR in an interview Sunday ...