Jana Kramer and Jay Cutler stepped out on Wednesday to attend the private VIP opening of The Twelve Thirty Club rooftop bar in Nashville

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Jana Kramer and Jay Cutler are taking their budding romance public!

The country singer, 37, and the retired NFL star, 38, stepped out for the opening of The Twelve Thirty Club rooftop bar in Nashville on Wednesday and snapped a smiling photo together.

The next day, the pair traveled to Greenville, South Carolina for Nate Bargatze's comedy show on Thursday night.

"Jay and Jana had a lot they bonded over with how their divorces played out," an insider previously told PEOPLE.

Kramer filed for divorce from retired NFL player Mike Caussin, 34, in April amid allegations of infidelity, while Cutler and his ex-wife Kristin Cavallari, 34, announced their split in 2020 after 10 years together.

The pair previously went on one date before Wednesday night's event, a source told PEOPLE, prompting Cavallari — who is now dating country singer Chase Rice — to block Kramer on social media.

Jana Kramer and Jay Cutler
Jana Kramer and Jay Cutler with guests
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"Jay was trying to make Kristin jealous by going on this public date with Jana. He's not happy she's dating Chase and has been trying to get Kristin back," the source speculated.

Another insider, however, insisted that the Whine Down podcast host and Cavallari were "never close friends" and that there is "no point in Jay trying to make Kristin jealous as she has moved on and so has he."

Meanwhile, Shannon Ford was also in attendance at the Twelve Thirty Club opening alongside Kramer and Cutler.

Jana Kramer and Jay Cutler
Guest with Shannon Ford
| Credit: Jason Bihler

Ford rose to fame on Cavallari's E! series Very Cavallari, but was fired from her position as social media director of Uncommon James, the Laguna Beach alum's jewelry company, in the show's season 2 premiere.

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She previously opened up about getting lunch with Cutler, her former boss's ex, in Charleston in November 2020, video of which Cutler shared to Instagram.

"People don't realize this, but I was with my mom and my grandma," she said on the Not Skinny But Not Fat podcast, explaining that her family members weren't shown in Cutler's video. "That's how not spicy it was."

"I wanted to be, like, the cool girl that was genuinely just like enjoying a drink with her friend and Jay. So I was like, I'm not going to make this weird at all. I want to prove to them that I'm like, not weird," she added.