Special guest Lauren Alaina joins Jackson starting with his March 18th concert in Jackson, MS. The singer, who won America’s hearts when she appeared on the tenth season of American Idol (and is returning to the show for its farewell season as a mentor to this year’s contestants), arrived on the scene with her #1 debut album, Wildflower. Now she’s climbing the charts with her latest single, “Next Boyfriend,” off her brand new Lauren Alaina EP.
Tickets and information for all of Jackson’s KEEPIN’ IT COUNTRY TOUR dates are available at alanjackson.com, where you can find information about Alan, his tour schedule, music and more. VIP tickets and packages are also available for most shows.Jackson’s 15th studio album, Angels and Alcohol, topped the charts when it debuted last summer, 25 years after his landmark debut, Here In The Real World. Jackson is also the subject of a new box set, Genuine: The Alan Jackson Story, a three-disc collection chronicling his career through hits, never-before-released rarities and an expansive commemorative booklet.
Alan Jackson’s touring history has taken him all across America and to places far beyond as his music gained him fans around the globe. In 2016, he’ll continue the tradition of playing that music for people far and wide as he keeps on KEEPIN’ IT COUNTRY.
ALAN JACKSON’S 2016 “KEEPIN’ IT COUNTRY TOUR”
(partial listing – more dates to be announced/added)
Monday, February 22 – San Antonio, TX (San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo) ** ++
Friday, March 18 – Jackson, MS (Mississippi Coliseum) **
Saturday, March 19 – Thackerville, OK (Winstar Resort & Casino) ** ++
Saturday, April 16 – Anaheim, CA (Honda Center)
Friday, April 29 – Milwaukee, WI (U-W Milwaukee Panther Arena)
Saturday, April 30 – Sioux City, IA (Tyson Events Center) **
Friday, July 15 – St. Clairsville, OH (Jamboree in the Hills) ** ++
Sunday, July 17 – Brooklyn, MI (Faster Horses Festival) ++
Friday, August 19 – Toledo, OH (Zoo Amphitheatre)
Friday, November 4 – Lincoln, NE (Pinnacle Bank Arena)
Saturday, November 5 – Fargo, ND (Scheels Arena)
**indicates date is already onsale
++Lauren Alaina not performing
ABOUT ALAN JACKSON:
The man from rural Newnan, GA, who claims he is just a “singer of simple songs,” has sold nearly 60-million albums worldwide and ranks as one of the 10 best-selling male vocalists of all-time in all genres. He has released more than 60 singles – registering 50 Top Ten hits and 35 #1s (including 26 Billboard chart-toppers). He has earned more than 150 music industry awards – including 18 Academy of Country Music Awards, 16 Country Music Association Awards, a pair of Grammys and ASCAP’s Founders and Golden Note Awards. Jackson received the first-ever ASCAP Heritage Award in 2014 having earned the title of most-performed country music songwriter-artist of ASCAP’s first 100 years. He is a member of the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame and the Grand Ole Opry.
Alan Jackson is one of the most successful and respected singer-songwriters in music. He is in the elite company of Paul McCartney and John Lennon among songwriters who’ve written more than 20 songs that they’ve recorded and taken to the top of the charts. Jackson is one of the best-selling artists since the inception of SoundScan, ranking alongside the likes of Eminem and Metallica. Jackson’s current album, Angels and Alcohol, topped the country album charts when it was released last summer. He is also the subject of a new box set, Genuine: The Alan Jackson Story, available now.
ABOUT LAUREN ALAINA:
Georgia native Lauren Alaina captured America’s hearts when she appeared on Season 10 of American Idol. Recently Lauren released a self-titled five-song EP, the highly-anticipated follow-up to her No. 1 debuting first album Wildflower. Lauren co-wrote every track on the EP including her latest single, “Next Boyfriend,” and the ESPN exclusive promo track, “History,” which was played throughout the network’s extensive college and professional football coverage.
In addition to her busy tour schedule, Lauren regularly appears on the Grand Ole Opry, is one of CMT’s “Next Women of Country” and is returning to American Idol for its farewell season as a mentor to this year’s contestants. For more information, visit LaurenAlainaOfficial.com.
Alan Jackson’s 2016 #KeepinItCountry Tour is hitting the road! Check out alanjackson.com/tour.html
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