From the Nashville Rage's Heather Byrd: "After the show, rumors began swirling that J.T. and his crew were heading to Layl'a for an after-party. I must admit, I was a bit suspicious. After all, every time anyone of any notoriety comes to town, rumors always break out that they're headed to Layl'a, and it's almost never true. However, J.T. did have three days off after the Nashville show, and insiders had already confirmed that his dancers had made a table reservation.
"By the time I arrived, there was already a line down the block and past South Street. Folks were fighting to get inside the door, fighting to get up the stairs and fighting even harder to get into V.I.P. I saw one gal pointing and yelling at the downstairs hostess to let her friends come upstairs just before she lost her balance and toppled down from the first landing. I guess what goes around really does come around.
"Upstairs, the V.I.P. balcony was packed. John Rich held court with members of Muzik Mafia alongside Rascal Flatts' Jay Demarcus and his lovely wife Alison. The room was a sea of people. Trying to maneuver to the bar or restroom was virtually impossible. I stepped onto the upstairs balcony and from around the corner came two huge tour buses. Holy s--t, I thought to myself. He actually showed. ..."
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