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Brantley Gilbert Pays Tribute To Deceased Crew Member


Brantley Gilbert has posted a tribute video for Alan Ditch, a longtime crew member who passed away on August 31.

The video clip posted on Instagram, features a montage of photos and videos featuring Ditch throughout the years.

Gilbert canceled a show in Pittsburgh on August 31 after the unexpected news of Ditch's death.

The Observer-Reporter reports that Ditch collapsed at the KeyBank Pavilion at around 2:45 PM on Saturday after he "suffered a cardiac event." He was pronounced dead at around 4:30 PM. Ditch was 49 years old.

Ditch was Gilbert's monitor engineer and had worked with the country star for nearly a decade.

"Brantley Gilbert's touring crew lost a key member today unexpectedly and out of respect for the family, they are postponing the show tonight in Pittsburgh," the venue tweeted to cancel the show.

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