Longtime drummer for nation musician Kane Brown, Kenny Dixon, died on Saturday at age 27.
The band confirmed the information in an announcement to Fox Information Monday that Dixon was killed in a automobile accident, but it surely’s unclear at the moment the place the incident befell.
“It’s with profound disappointment and disbelief that we affirm we misplaced our drummer Kenny this weekend in a tragic automobile accident,” the band’s assertion reads. “Kenny was a member of our household from the very starting and our hearts are together with his (fiancée) Sarah, his son, and everybody who knew and cherished him. He was actually one of many biggest and kindest folks on and off stage we’ve ever identified.”
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Brown himself took to Instagram shortly after the information broke to mourn the lack of his pal and bandmate.
“Love you a lot dude!!! You began all of this with me from the beginning in 2015 when no physique else believed we might make it out of Chattanooga enjoying for 500 folks and your final present was in a Fn Stadium my man,” Brown captioned a photograph of him and Dixon on stage. “I do know u will likely be watching over us with that crimson neck accent that all of us love and you’ll by no means get replaced bro!!! I promise u that!!”
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Dixon was set to marry fiancee Sarah Hendrick, with whom he shared Three-year-old son, Levi, on Nov. 30, in keeping with Individuals journal. She too took to Instagram to precise her disappointment on the lack of the drummer.
“I’m at a lack of phrases. I don’t even know tips on how to write this or ever thought I must. Kenny handed away final evening in a automobile accident. I do know I’ve to be sturdy for Levi and God is gonna pull us by way of this,” she captioned a collection of photos of their household. “Now we have a eternally guardian angel watching above us now. Please maintain Levi, my household, and Kenny’s household in your prayers.”
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Brown and his band are scheduled to play a sold-out present on the Staples Middle in Los Angeles on Friday, Oct. 18.