Jelly Roll Shares Memorable Fan Encounter and Pre-Show Routine

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Jelly Roll, the country star known for his heartfelt performances, opened up about a special fan interaction that left a lasting impression. In an exclusive interview with Us Weekly’s Backstage Pass, Jelly Roll revealed a touching moment from a concert in Las Vegas that still resonates with him.

“Last year in Las Vegas, there was a veteran in his 70s with his wife – I knew he was a veteran because of the hat he was wearing,” Jelly Roll, 39, shared. “Seeing that man and his wife enjoy the concert was one of the most surreal moments of the tour – I was proud to have him as a fan.”

Moved by the encounter, Jelly Roll invited the veteran and his wife backstage, where they engaged in a heartfelt conversation for close to an hour. Reflecting on the experience, Jelly Roll expressed gratitude for the opportunity to connect with his fans on a personal level.

As he prepares to perform at the upcoming 2024 iHeartRadio Music Awards, Jelly Roll remains humbled by the unwavering support of his fans. Despite his success, he admits to still finding it “crazy” that fans sing along to every word of his songs during performances.

With eight nominations at the iHeartRadio Music Awards, including Artist of the Year and Country Artist of the Year, Jelly Roll is gearing up for an unforgettable night. Reflecting on his breakout hit “Save Me,” Jelly Roll shared his appreciation for the song’s enduring impact on listeners.

Released in 2020, “Save Me” marked a pivotal moment in Jelly Roll’s career, earning platinum status and paving the way for his transition to country music. Since then, he has achieved numerous milestones, including performing at the Grand Ole Opry and winning New Artist of the Year at the CMAs.

When it comes to his pre-show routine, Jelly Roll maintains a sense of camaraderie with his band and team, gathering for a pre-performance prayer and moment of hype. Additionally, he cherishes moments with his wife, Bunnie XO, who has been a source of love and support throughout his journey.

As he continues to make waves in the music industry, Jelly Roll remains grounded in his appreciation for fans and the joy of performing. Whether on stage or behind the scenes, he embraces each moment with gratitude, celebrating with his loved ones and loyal supporters alike.