Tim McGraw played an intimate show hosted by Pandora at the Edison Ballroom in New York on Wednesday night.

By Elias Leight | November 12, 2015 11:30 AM EST

Midway through a set last night in New York City, Tim McGraw switched into preacher mode. “Can I get an amen?” The crowd obliged quickly and enthusiastically; these were the true zealots. The country star played — at an event hosted by the streaming service Pandora — in an unusually small venue for a singer of his stature, which meant that only the biggest fans fought their way in: according to harried staff at the Edison Ballroom, some people had been waiting in line since 4 a.m.

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