Montgomery Gentry was in the middle of their North American tour and were set to perform Friday night in Medford, New Jersey, before heading to their Wayne County Fair show in Ohio on Sunday.
Upon hearing the news of his death, friends and celebs took to social media to express their shock and share their condolences.
"So sad to hear the news of Troy Gentry. My prayers are with his family and friends," Sheryl Crow wrote on Twitter. Meanwhile, Brad Paisley was "heartbroken and in disbelief."