"My goal is if I can reach the people in the very back row, then I've reached everybody in-between. That makes for a great night," Cagle, 45, said.
Cagle will look to do the same thing performing at the
"He has a lot of hits, millions of albums sold. When he came back on and started to tour again, it was somebody that we really wanted to get down here. He does have a lot of fans," concert promoter
It took a lot of work on McKinney's part. He noted that this type of show would normally require one to commute to somewhere like
McKinney also sees the opportunity for Cagle to be very interactive with fans, based on past concerts.
"Once they get here, they see the vibe and they see the community we have, they kind of get caught up in it," McKinney said. "They spend a little more time with our fans than they do in the bigger cities."
Also touring in big locations such as Tulsa and
"Everybody out here on the road, we're kind of living the dream. We get to do this for a living, making new fans every night," Cagle said. "We're going to come in and be professional, have fun and make sure we leave everything on the stage because you never know what the next day brings.
"I'll tell you this: when we get on stage, we definitely have a good time. If somebody comes to the show and has had a tough week, hopefully for a couple hours we can take them away from problems and issues that they may be facing and take them on a little bit of a roller-coaster ride."
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