Luke Combs has confirmed the name of his long-awaited Nashville honky-tonk, ‘Category 10’, with the ‘Hurricane’-inspired bar set to be officially opened this summer.
During a new video recorded back-stage at the Grand Ole Opry, Luke revealed to fans, “As you know, we've been teasing a bar of mine in Downtown Nashville, so I'm excited to officially announced the name of that bar. It's gonna be called ‘Category 10’, and I'm so excited about that. Obviously, as you guys know, the strongest a hurricane can be is Category 5, so we figured we'd double it, and make it Category 10”.
The ‘Where The Wild Things Are’ crooner went on the stress how much he's looking forward to the grand opening, “It's gonna be an awesome honky-tonk [with] food, spirits - you name it, whatever you want, we're gonna have it. It's gonna be so much fun, I can't wait for this thing to open, I can't wait to see you guys there”.
Although Luke Combs didn't mention a specific date, on the Official Category 10 Facebook page, the banner reads, “Making Landfall Summer 2024”, so it appears we'll be able to crack open our first cold one in Luke's Nashville spot in the next six months or so.
The name draws inspiration from the North Carolina megastar's first big hit, ‘Hurricane’, which cleverly uses the analogy of tempestuous weather to convey his ex-lover's ability to spin him around and get him falling for her once again.
While the name ‘Category 10’ has been received well on the whole, some fans took to the comments to suggest some witty alternatives, the best being ‘Where The Wild Things Bar’.
Regardless, the sense of anticipation is sky-high ahead of Category 10's opening, and we're hoping Luke kicks things off with a special launch performance, in similar fashion to Garth Brooks’ Friends in Low Places Bar & Honky-Tonk set last year.
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