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Meet the Opening Act: Tanner Patrick!

Tue., Aug. 14, 2012 5:59 PM PDT by Erin La Rosa

Opening Act, Boot Camp, Tanner E! Networks

On the next episode of Opening Act, you'll meet Tanner Patrick!

This 21 year old from Dallas, Texas has been enjoying Youtube success, with over 150 thousand subscribers, but he's about to be launched into true fame as the opener for country megastar Brad Paisley!

But before you watch Tanner go through the rigors of Opening Act boot camp, here are some fun facts:

Musical Influences: The Beatles, Chris Carrabba (Dashboard Confessional, Max Bemis (Say Anything), Taylor Swift, Relient K, Maroon 5, Kenny Vasoli, Two Door Cinema Club, and Adam Young (Owl City).

Favorite Song: "Stolen" by Dashboard Confessional.

First Concert: Green Day with New Found Glory and Sugarcult.

Preshow Ritual: Push-ups and prayer.

Want to see if Tanner has what it takes to be an opening act? Tune in for the all new episode next Monday at 9/8c only on E!

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