There’s no doubt that Eric Church puts on a hell of a show. His songs are enough to make the crowd go wild, but sometimes it’s the classics that pay tribute to the artists who inspired him that really make a memorable performance. See for yourself below as we highlight 10 of best live covers by Eric Church.
“The Way I Am” – Merle Haggard
Eric Church joined Miranda Lambert on stage to perform a duet cover of Merle Haggard’s “The Way I Am.” Lambert credits Church for helping her through it the first time she performed it on her Revolution tour.
“The Weight” – The Band
Eric Church has been known to cover “The Weight” from time to time during his concerts. For this rendition, he’s accompanied by Little Big Town and Chris Stapleton.
“Girl Crush” – Little Big Town
Taking a stab at the Grammy award winning “Girl Crush,” his vocals are accompanied by Little Big Town themselves and Chris Stapleton.
“Ain’t Wastin’ Time No More” – The Allman Brothers Band
In a tribute performance at Atlanta’s FOX Theater, Church performed The Allman Brothers’ “Ain’t Wasting No More Time,” in honor of band frontman Gregg Allman.
“Revolution” – The Beatles
Eric Church and Steven Tyler hit the state of New York City to perform “Revolution” by The Beatles. The performance was one of many that night at the Imagine: John Lennon 75th Anniversary Party at Madison Square Garden.
“Cowboys Like Us” – George Strait
Getting the chance to perform with the King of Country has to be a dream come true. That dream became a reality for Church at the 2014 CMA Awards when he joined George Strait on stage for a rendition of “Cowboys Like Us.”
“The Ballad of Curtis Loew” – Lynyrd Skynyrd
Church switched gears on stage and went a little rock and roll in Nashville with his cover of “The Ballad of Curtis Loew” by Lynyrd Skynyrd.
“To Beat The Devil” – Kris Kristofferson
Church covered “To Beat The Devil” by Kris Kristofferson at a recent tribute concert to the country outlaw in Nashville.
Merle Haggard Tribute
Church performed a medley of Merle Haggard songs in honor of the country legend just days after he passed away in April.
“Thunder Road” – Bruce Springsteen
Eric Church has never been shy about his love and admiration for Bruce Springsteen. Here’s a live performance of one of the greatest rock songs of all time, “Thunder Road,” a Springsteen original.