Kane Brown Postpones Friday Show After Drummer Dies In Car Accident

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A GoFundMe was set up to benefit his fiancé and his son. You can donate by clicking here.

Country singer Kane Brown is mourning the loss of his longtime drummer, Kenny Dixon. He passed away Saturday (October 12) in a car accident at the age of 27. Dixon leaves behind a fiancé Sarah and their son Levi. They were supposed to get married in November.

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Brown’s team confirmed the passing with a statement which reads, “It is with profound sadness and disbelief that we confirm we lost our drummer Kenny this weekend in a tragic car accident. Kenny was a member of our family from the very beginning and our hearts are with his fiancé Sarah, his son, and everyone who knew and loved him. He was truly one of the greatest and kindest people on and off stage we’ve ever known.

The singer himself shared a tribute to his friend and drummer on Instagram, saying, “Love you so much dude!!! You started all of this with me from the start in 2015 when no body else believed we would make it out of Chattanooga playing for 500 people. I know u will be watching over us with that red neck accent that we all love and you will never be replaced bro!!! I promise u that!!”

Brown is currently on tour, and was scheduled to play a show in Los Angeles at the Staples Center this Friday, October 18. The venue announced via Twitter that the show is now postponed until January 9, 2020.

Kane Brown’s concert scheduled for this Friday, October 18, 2019 at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles has been postponed. Our heartfelt condolences go out to Kane, his entire team and to the family of his long-time drummer Kenny Dixon for their tragic loss this weekend,” the tweet read.

Brown issued a follow-up tweet thanking his fans for understanding.

He said, “I want to thank everyone for your outpouring of support and understanding and working with us as we reschedule the @STAPLESCenter 20th Anniversary show that was scheduled for October 18, 2019. The new show date will be January 9, 2020 – thank you for your thoughts and prayers.”

We can only imagine what Dixon’s family, friends, Brown, and the band is going through right now. We will keep everyone in our prayers during this difficult time.

A GoFundMe was set up to benefit Sarah and Levi. You can donate by clicking here.

Watch Dixon playing drums in the 2018 CMA Fest performance below.

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