LOS ANGELES – February 18, 2016 – “Small Town Southern Man” Alan Jackson brings his big time charm to one of the country’s most iconic venues, in an all-new episode of AXS TV’s concert series LIVE FROM RED ROCKS, on Sunday, March 6, at 8pE. Originally filmed on May 17, 2015 at the historic Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Morrison, Colorado, the exclusive event captures the final stop on the country music legend’s highly successful 25th Anniversary “Keepin’ It Country Tour,” featuring special guests Jon Pardi and Brandy Clark.
With unprecedented natural acoustics and a picturesque mountain setting in the background, Jackson takes the stage on a rainy night to rock a sold out crowd with his trademark brand of award-winning country hits including “Gone Country,” “I Don’t Even Know Your Name,” “Small Town Southern Man,” “Where Were You (When The World Stopped Turning)” “Angels and Alcohol,” and the fan-favorite Jimmy Buffett collaboration “It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere,” as well as beloved covers of Don Williams’ “It Must Be Love,” and Jim Ed Brown’s “Pop A Top.”
LIVE FROM RED ROCKS is part of AXS TV’s Sunday night music block, which also includes the original series ROCK & ROLL ROAD TRIP WITH SAMMY HAGAR at 9pE and the original music competition series BREAKING BAND at 9:30pE.
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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.