07/27/2009

Alan Jackson Draws Over 4,000 Boats at Aquapalooza on Lake Martin, AL

ALAN JACKSON DRAWS OVER 4,000 BOATS and 35,000 FANS TO AQUAPALOOZA ON LAKE MARTIN,ALABAMA ALAN JACKSON AQUAPALOOZA LIVE ON LAKE MARTIN TO AIR ON CMT LABOR DAY WEEKEND

Lake Martin, AL - More than 4,000 boats and over 35,000 people attended Alan Jackson's headline performance at Saturday's AquaPalooza Signature Event on Lake Martin, AL, setting a new record for any single event on a lake. Boats were packed bow to stern for over a mile, and many fans donned their inner tubes and water noodles to paddle close to the water-pit at the bottom of the stage. Jackson pulled up to the dock at the Russell Land Marina in his 1923 Hacker Craft and played hit songs from his current platinum GOOD TIME album. During the show, which was taped for CMT’s Labor Day special, 

ALAN JACKSON AQUAPALOOZA LIVE ON LAKE MARTIN, Jackson spoke movingly about childhood visits to Lake Martin with his family. Officials from the Alabama Marine Police were among several official agencies confirming attendance for the day. Fans had come from as far away as Michigan and San Diego, CA to see Jackson and opening acts Carter Twins, Jypsi, Matt Stillwell and Caitlin & Will. Jackson’s encore included a performance of the Hank Williams classic “Kaw-Liga”, which Williams penned at his historic cabin on the lake.

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