Eric Church is backing down from his ridiculously busy schedule in 2013, but that doesn’t mean he’ll be out of the ears of his fans. In order to give Church some much needed down time, and to say thanks to his fans, Eric will be recording his first ever live album next month.

The CD, which will be scheduled for release in early 2013, will be recorded during his ‘Blood Sweat and Beers’ tour at the Tivoli Theatre in Chattanooga, Tennessee October 8th and 9th.

The next leg of the ‘Blood, Sweat and Beers Tour’ will kick off on Sept. 13, and will feature special guests Kip Moore and Justin Moore. Tour stops include September 20, 21 and 22 dates in Dallas, Houston and Austin, respectively.

Church is taking his appreciation of his fans a step further by announcing the ‘Captured Video Contest’. Eric is asking fans to send a video of them describing the moment that his music first ‘captured’ them. Eric will choose his top 10 favorites and then let the fans pick the grand prize winner. The winner gets two tickets to the live album taping of the Chattanooga show on October 8th, and a VIP prize package. Clips need to be submitted by September 12.

Check out the Eric Church video for 'Springsteen' here: