LongHorn Steakhouse in Buckhead hosted a meet-and-greet with rising country star Jake Owen Aug. 26 to help launch the Sandy Springs? based company’s new “Live at LongHorn” music program. Owen performed several songs and signed autographs for his fans from noon to 2 p.m. LongHorn Steakhouse in Buckhead is located at 2430 Piedmont Road.

“Live at LongHorn” connects emerging music artists to their fans through channels like meet-and-greets at LongHorn restaurants, special intimate live performances and live music videos and other artist information on their website, www.liveatlonghorn.com.

In less than a year after signing with a label and releasing his first album, Jake Owen has celebrated a Top 15 hit, “Yee Haw”, and a Top 10 hit, “Startin’ With Me”. In the last year, he has toured with country artists such as Kenny Chesney, Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood. He is the opening act for the 2007 Alan Jackson/Brooks & Dunn Tour.