Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Bradenton-bound country singer Jerrod Niemann's bus burns in Tenn.

Country singer Jerrod Niemann, who I interviewed last week for a story to advance his March 9 show at Joyland in Bradenton, and everyone aboard his tour bus are safe after the vehicle burned in Chattanooga, Tenn., reports the Associated Press.

I just got off the phone with Niemann's Nashville-based publicist who confirmed he is fine and will perform Friday at Joyland in Bradenton.

"Thanks to everyone for all the bus comments & wishes," Niemann tweeted around 11:30 a.m. today. "Had friends, family (Dad & Uncle) & we thank God for letting us wake up today!"

UPDATED 3/8: Read my interview with Niemann:

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