Carrie Underwood’s Son Was Not a Fan of Her Harmonica Playing

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Country music singer-songwriter Carrie Underwood isn't afraid to learn new things, but one hobby didn't fly with her young son...

Reason 1,549,201 why we love country music superstar Carrie Underwood— she doesn’t let anything stop her from reaching her goals. When the songstress set her mind to learning how to play harmonica even when her crew members weren’t sure if she could master the instrument and her son, Isaiah, would get upset each time she tried to practice.

“I said, ‘I’ll figure it out. Go get me one,’ because I’m pretty good at playing things by ear. I’d go to practice it, and my son would cry every time I played the harmonica,” she recalled to CMT. “So I started practicing in the car when I was on my way to things, so I’d be on my way to work — practicing harmonica.”

The Oklahoman proved to have a natural knack for the instrument and her friend, Travis Meadows (who played the harmonica on her 2015 Storyteller album), gave her some pointers.

“After he showed me a couple things, there were light bulbs going off, and it was just so much fun every night to get to play. I hope that’s something that doesn’t go away,” Underwood shared.

So will the star break out her harmonica skills for a rendition of “Choctaw County Affair” during her upcoming The Cry Pretty Tour 360 with special guests Maddie & Tae and Runaway June? Maybe.

“I’m not sure if we’re going to do ’Choctaw County Affair’ in the lineup this time,” Underwood admitted. “We haven’t quite gotten down to the nitty-gritty of our set list, but I would definitely like to see it somewhere because it’s so much fun to play.”

Watch Carrie totally rock it with a harmonica in 2016 below!

THE CRY PRETTY TOUR 360 Schedule

May 1, 2019 Greensboro, NC Greensboro Coliseum
May 3, 2019 Birmingham, AL Legacy Arena at the BJCC
May 4, 2019 N. Little Rock, AR Verizon Arena
May 6, 2019 San Antonio, TX AT&T Center
May 9, 2019 Phoenix, AZ Talking Stick Resort Arena
May 11, 2019 Las Vegas, NV MGM Grand Garden Arena
May 12, 2019 Fresno, CA Save Mart Center
May 14, 2019 Sacramento, CA Golden1 Center
May 16, 2019 Oakland, CA Oracle Arena
May 18, 2019 Bakersfield, CA Rabobank Arena
May 21, 2019 Portland, OR MODA Center at Rose Garden
May 22, 2019 Spokane, WA Spokane Arena
May 24, 2019 Tacoma, WA Tacoma Dome
May 25, 2019 Vancouver, BC Rogers Arena
May 28, 2019 Edmonton, AB Rogers Place
May 31, 2019 Saskatoon, SK SaskTel Centre
June 2, 2019 Winnipeg, MB Bell MTS Place
June 9, 2019 Toronto, ON Scotiabank Arena
June 10, 2019 Ottawa, ON Canadian Tire Centre
June 13, 2019 Hershey, PA GIANT Center
June 15, 2019 Cincinnati, OH U.S. Bank Arena
June 16, 2019 Indianapolis, IN Bankers Life Fieldhouse
June 18, 2019 St. Louis, MO Enterprise Center
June 20, 2019 Milwaukee, WI Fiserv Forum
June 21, 2019 Minneapolis, MN Target Center
June 23, 2019 Lincoln, NE Pinnacle Bank Arena
Sept 10, 2019 San Diego, CA Valley View Casino Center
Sept 12, 2019 Los Angeles, CA STAPLES Center
Sept 14, 2019 Salt Lake City, UT Vivint Smart Home Arena
Sept 16, 2019 Denver, CO Pepsi Center
Sept 18, 2019 Wichita, KS INTRUST Bank Arena
Sept 19, 2019 Kansas City, MO Sprint Center
Sept 21, 2019 Houston, TX Toyota Center
Sept 22, 2019 Lafayette, LA Cajundome
Sept 24, 2019 Dallas, TX American Airlines Center
Sept 25, 2019 Oklahoma City, OK Chesapeake Energy Arena
Sept 27, 2019 Nashville, TN Bridgestone Arena
Sept 29, 2019 Columbia, SC Colonial Life Arena
Sept 30, 2019 Raleigh, NC PNC Arena
Oct 2, 2019 New York City, NY Madison Square Garden
Oct 4, 2019 Washington, D.C. Capital One Arena
Oct 5, 2019 Philadelphia, PA Wells Fargo Center
Oct 10, 2019 Boston, MA TD Garden
Oct 12, 2019 Pittsburgh, PA PPG Paints Arena
Oct 13, 2019 Buffalo, NY KeyBank Center
Oct 16, 2019 Cleveland, OH Quicken Loans Arena
Oct 17, 2019 Louisville, KY KFC Yum! Center
Oct 19, 2019 Atlanta, GA Philips Arena
Oct 20, 2019 Jacksonville, FL Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena
Oct 23, 2019 Memphis, TN FedExForum
Oct 24, 2019 Tulsa, OK BOK Center
Oct 26, 2019 Des Moines, IA Wells Fargo Arena
Oct 27, 2019 Sioux Falls, SD Denny Sanford PREMIER Center
Oct 29, 2019 Chicago, IL United Center
Oct 31, 2019 Detroit, MI Little Caesars Arena

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