Carrie Underwood shines in first full concert since accident

Carrie Underwood returned to the stage on Wednesday night at the JaM Cellars Ballroom at Napa Valley Opera House.

The performance, which was part of the Live in the Vineyard Goes Country (LITVGC) music series, was Underwood’s first full concert since her well-publicized accident in November, which reportedly left her with a broken wrist and in need of 40 stitches to her face.

The gig followed a number of other shorter performances, such as at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville over the weekend, as Underwood begins to embrace the spotlight after shying away from attention for months while she recovered from her injuries.

She sounded strong as she ran through 10-plus-song set, which included such fan favorites as “Before He Cheats,” “Church Bells,” “Wasted,” “Jesus Take the Wheel” and, best of all, “Something in the Water.”

She didn’t mention her injuries or accident to the crowd, but rather stuck to typical stage banter.

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“You guys are awesome,” she told the audience.

And Underwood was pretty awesome, too.

It was definitely a treat to see this multiplatinum entertainer, who can fill major arenas and amphitheaters from coast to coast, perform in such an intimate setting. Believe it or not, there were only 500 fans in attendance at the show. And they didn’t have to buy tickets to get inside, but rather had to win them through radio station promotions. That’s how it works at this music series, which also hosted performances by Hunter Hayes, Old Dominion and other acts.

Here are some videos from the Carrie Underwood concert. Thanks to DJ Rotten Robbie, Napa Valley’s best mix master, for his contributions.

Here’s Carrie Underwood in her first concert since her accident in November. pic.twitter.com/4c4ESFbIlc

— Jim Harrington (@jimthecritic) May 17, 2018

@CarrieUnderwood Jesus Take The Wheel pic.twitter.com/Kb1iOz5Wj0

— DJ Rotten Robbie (@djrottenrobbie) May 17, 2018

@carrieunderwood makes a triumphant return to the stage at @liveinvineyard Goes Country at @JaMCellars Ballroom at @nvoh at @BlueNoteNapa with @jimthecritic & @tafuller #LiveInTheVineyardGoesCountry pic.twitter.com/JKtKY0GZWS

— DJ Rotten Robbie (@djrottenrobbie) May 17, 2018

Listen to that voice. Carrie Underwood pic.twitter.com/MjG4Wpjq7Q

— Jim Harrington (@jimthecritic) May 17, 2018

Love this song. Jesus Take The Wheel. Carrie Underwood live pic.twitter.com/2THJShSXuo

— Jim Harrington

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