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Inside the Wedding of Love and Theft's Stephen Barker Liles

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Love and Theft's Stephen Barker Liles and bride Jenna Kennedy, with their son, Jett
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updated 09/13/2014 AT 03:35 PM EDT

originally published 09/12/2014 AT 06:30 PM EDT

Love and Theft singer Stephen Barker Liles is man enough to admit it: The moment he first saw his bride Jenna Kennedy in her gown, he shed a few tears.

"She looked so incredible," the singer, 30, tells PEOPLE Country of their Aug. 24 wedding in Nashville. "Of course I cried! I'm very emotional!"

The wedding was a mixture of traditional (Liles's dad officiated) and unconventional (bride and groom walked out to Ozzy Osbourne's "Crazy Train").

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Liles's dad, Donnie, performing the ceremony

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And some of the 200-plus guests teared up as well when the couple honored their 9-month-old son, Jett (wearing an outfit that matched his dad's: suspenders and rolled-up trousers sans socks), with a baby dedication during the ceremony.



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Stephen Barker Liles (right, holding son Jett) with bandmate Eric Gunderson (holding son Camden) and pal John Rich

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Liles's Love and Theft bandmate Eric Gunderson, who's been married four years himself, believes the newlyweds already have this marriage thing down.

"I don't think they need my advice," he says. "They're so in love with each other and their baby."

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The couple's sparkler sendoff

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Reporting by KAY WEST

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