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Carrie Underwood, Chase Rice part of packed music weekend in Columbia

Carrie Underwood will perform Saturday, Sept. 24 at Colonial Life Arena.
Carrie Underwood will perform Saturday, Sept. 24 at Colonial Life Arena. Invision via AP

Carrie Underwood

Country star and seven-time Grammy winner Carrie Underwood stops in Columbia this weekend on her “Storyteller” tour in support of her fifth studio album by the same name.

Since winning “American Idol” in 2005, Underwood has topped the charts with songs “Jesus Take The Wheel,” “Blown Away” and “Two Black Cadillacs,” among others.

CMT just named her one of its 2016 artists of the year, along with Chris Stapleton, Florida Georgia Line, Luke Bryan and Thomas Rhett.

See her at Colonial Life Arena with opening acts Easton Corbin and The Swon Brothers.

7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24 at Colonial Life Arena, 801 Lincoln St. $46-$76. www.coloniallifearena.com

OTHER MUSIC AROUND THE MIDLANDS

Glass Mansions: The penultimate Five After Five outdoor concert features electronic indie rock outfit Glass Mansions and rock band Stop Light Observations.

6:30-10 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22 at Five Points Fountain at Harden Street and Saluda Avenue. Free. www.fivepointscolumbia.com

Cowboy Mouth: The New Orleans-based alt. rock band found mainstream success in the mid-’90s with the hit “Jenny Says” and is still kicking more than 20 years later. With The Vegabonds.

9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24 at Music Farm, 1022 Senate St. $20-$23. www.musicfarm.com

Chase Rice: Country singer Chase Rice co-wrote the Florida-Georgia Line smash hit “Cruise” and is also behind songs “Gonna Wanna Tonight” and “50 Shades of Crazy.” Country newcomer Ryan Hurd and Lacy Cavalier will open.

7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24 at The Township, 1703 Taylor St. $24.50-$29.50. www.thetownship.org

Allison Weiss: The indie pop songwriter headlines this show with new Americana band Josiah & The Bonnevilles, Grace Joyner and She Returns From War.

7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24 at New Brookland Tavern, 122 State St., West Columbia. $12. www.newbrooklandtavern.com

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