THE BLUEGRASS ALBUM TOPS BILLBOARD’S BLUEGRASS CHART
FOUR WEEKS IN A ROW
Jackson Performs Tuesday on Late Show With David Letterman and Next Week on CMA Awards
The Bluegrass Album Featured on SiriusXM’s Bluegrass Junction This Week
NASHVILLE, TN (Oct. 28, 2013) As Alan Jackson’s The Bluegrass Album spends its fourth week at the top of Billboard’s Bluegrass Albums sales chart, the country superstar takes the stage at New York’s world famous Carnegie Hall tonight, October 28. The special night of music will feature songs from The Bluegrass Album; Jackson will be joined by the noted bluegrass musicians that are featured on the album.
Following his Carnegie Hall concert, Jackson will appear Tuesday, October 29, on CBS’ Late Show With David Letterman (11:35pm ET/PT), performing “Blacktop” from The Bluegrass Album. Next week, Jackson will be featured on ABC’s telecast of The 47th Annual CMA Awards as he and George Strait, the two top nominees in CMA Awards history, perform together in a tribute to legendary Country Music Hall of Fame member George Jones.
The Wall Street Journal dubs The Bluegrass Album “one of this year’s strongest country albums of any sort”…while Rolling Stone notes “The Bluegrass Album is a labor of love, not a vanity project…” and the Chicago Tribune states, “For those who want deep roots, it’s a record that fills the bill.” People gives The Bluegrass Album “3½ stars (out of 4),” the Los Angeles Times calls it “…earthy, lonesome music-making....” and USA Today says, “Country’s dirt road anthems leave your mouth dusty? Jackson paves ’em over on The Bluegrass Album.”
Beginning Wednesday, Jackson will be featured on SiriusXM’s Bluegrass Junction as The Bluegrass Album is the focus of this week’s Track by Track program (a complete programming schedule can be found at www.siriusxm.com/bluegrassjunction).