WAR HIPPIES KICK-OFF TOOTSIE’S ORCHID LOUNGE BIRTHDAY BASH IN NASHVILLE
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (September 18, 2023) – On Sunday, September 17, Country music duo War Hippies kicked off the annual Tootsie’s Orchid Lounge Birthday Bash in downtown Nashville, Tenn. Donnie Reis began their set with his signature violin version of the Star Spangled Banner to a thundering chorus of tens of thousands of voices in the crowd singing the words to the National Anthem. Scooter Brown introduced the band, the concept of what a “War Hippie” is and launched into Charlie Daniels’ “Long Haired Country Boy” after espousing the importance that the Country Music Hall of Famer had on their career. They followed it with the duo’s own fan favorites “Killin’ It” and “The Hangman” as well as debuting a new song “So Sweet.”
Following War Hippies on the Broadway stage was Montgomery Gentry’s Eddie Montgomery, Randy Houser, Jamey Johnson, Oliver Anthony and more all out to celebrate the 63rd Birthday of the famed Nashville Honky-Tonk.