Ryan Hurd

"Not sure how you are supposed to feel after something like that, not sure I can describe it, but it's mostly gratitude to everyone who was there or had a hand in me stepping into that circle for the first time," the country singer-songwriter wrote
The rising country star recently sold out the famed Cannery Ballroom in Nashville, Tennessee on his headlining Platonic Tour
PEOPLE tagged along with Ryan Hurd for a peek at a day in the life of a musician at CMA Fest