Erich Church Leaves Empty Seats For Tennessee Man Who Died In Vegas


Eric Church was almost going to cancel his Grand Ole Opry show until he got a video sent to him of a fan that was in Las Vegas at Route 91. It gave him the drive to come play. 

Heather Melton was at the show in Vegas with her husband Sonny. She said in the video, "we came to see Eric Church, he was Sonny's guy". Sonny Melton was one of the 58 people killed at the Route 91 Harvest Festival. 

Church gave a tearful speech at his show talking about seeing the crowd as he played in Vegas. He said it's like that moment is frozen in time and "no amount of bullets can take that away". He then said they left 2 seats empty to honor Sonny's death. 



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