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Florida Georgia Line: Brian Kelley on the Band's First Headlining Tour

Here's to the Good Times, country duo Florida Georgia Line's platinum debut record, is more than just an album title; it's a promise to fans for a tightly woven, danceable, and good-time rocking theme of country music and party anthems. Brian Kelley and Tyler Hubbard, from Ormond Beach, Florida, and Monroe, Georgia, respectively, have achieved international success by staying true to that promise since their first single, "Cruise", shot to number one.

"That Fireball whiskey whispers / temptation in my ear" -- so it says in the chorus for the second song, "Round Here", on FGL's record. That festive cinnamon Fireball whiskey will taste even sweeter this Thursday night when FGL takes the stage at Comerica Theatre to headline the annual Almost Acoustic Christmas concert.

Now, one year removed from the groundbreaking success of Here's to the Good Times, Up on the Sun spoke with FGL member Brian Kelley about achieving his wildest dreams, crossing genres to work with Nelly, and the band's first headlining tour.

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