It was clear artists and fans inside the Bridgestone Arena for Wednesday night's CMA Awards felt a special unity that those watching at home weren't always a part of. Some of the best moments simply didn't translate.
Eddie Montgomery is slated to return to the stage for his first public performance since his partner in Montgomery Gentry, Troy Gentry, was killed in a helicopter crash in September, and he'll honor Gentry's legacy.
Montgomery Gentry's Troy Gentry will be laid to rest on Thursday afternoon (Sept. 14) but a public celebration of his life will proceed a private funeral. Fans can watch a live stream of the celebration.