Broadway grew up in Marne, Michigan, a small town surrounded by farms. Perhaps it was the smell of cow manure that made him the eccentric character he is today.
Broadway’s introduction to Country music came through the 90’s hit, Boot Scootin' Boogie. He says, "I played the Boot Scootin' Boogie cassette single so many times that mom threw it away and said it was an accident."
He is a huge advocate for the American Cancer Society. His mother passed away from Lung cancer in 2008, and father has battled three different types of cancer.
When not in the studio, Broadway enjoys cartoons, Squidbillies on Adult Swim is his favorite. He also enjoys Stephen King books and spending time with his family consisting of his wife, two kids and dog.
Let's talk about what has now become a career defining moment for Eric Church. The infamous Rolling Stone interview. In it, he dissed reality singing competition shows. It was a ballsy move that paid off. We saw the real him, and we liked it. The new issue of Playboy includes an interview with the country music badass, and he again stood by what he said...which is not news. He's repeated this a million times since last spring. Since we're repeating old news, I interviewed Eric last September and he filled me on something that Rolling Stone left out of their interview, in his signature way: outspokingly soft-spoken. Listen below...