ALAN JACKSON KICKS OFF HIS 2019 TOUR THIS WEEKEND
(FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE) Alan Jackson’s has been thrilling lovers of real country music for nearly three decades…and he’s about to continue that tradition as he embarks on another year of concert performances with this weekend’s start of his 2019 tour!
The country music icon opens his new tour with shows Friday in Louisville, Kentucky and Saturday in Greenville, South Carolina. Several weekends of concerts will follow through the spring, summer and into the fall as the three-time CMA Entertainer of the Year headlines arena concerts and amphitheater shows (detailed listing below, with more dates still to be added) in city-after-city.
Tickets and information for all Alan Jackson 2019 Tour dates are available at alanjackson.com/tour, where you can find information about Alan, his tour schedule, music and more. Jackson is again teaming up with CID Entertainment to offer fans VIP experiences at many of his 2019 shows.
Alan Jackson has been celebrating and telling real-life stories in his music since arriving on the scene in 1989. His concerts are filled with three decades of hits that have gained him legions of longtime fans – songs that draw added crowds as a younger generation discovers his music. Jackson’s repertoire stands the test of time; it has impacted a field of artists who cite him an influence…and his music has earned him a place alongside music’s greatest names, cementing his place in its history with membership in the Country Music Hall of Fame and the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Fans will hear the songs they love from the man who wrote and made them famous – his debut hit “Here in The Real World”…signature songs “Chattahoochee,” “Drive” and “Gone Country”…party anthems “It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere” and “Good Time”…and many more.
The country superstar brings exciting talent on the road with him in 2019. Newcomer William Michael Morgan will be Jackson’s special guest on most shows; hitmaker Randy Houser will play the role on selected dates (see listing below). Jackson has a long history of giving new and rising stars their first chances to perform in front of arena-size crowds – artists who’ve been on one of their “first big tours” with Alan include Brad Paisley, LeAnn Rimes, Sara Evans, Chris Young and, more recently, Jon Pardi and Lauren Alaina.
In addition to Morgan and Houser, many of Jackson’s shows will include a brief performance by an aspiring singer-songwriter who currently performs at AJ’s Good Time Bar, his self-owned honky-tonk on downtown Nashville’s famed “Lower Broadway.” The rotating list of newcomers (see listing below) taking the stage includes James Carothers, Amanda Daughtry and Jay Bragg along with two artists that are to-be-determined by a fan-voted “Wild Card” contest (https://www.ajsgoodtimebar.com/vote) that runs through February 8.
Alan Jackson’s touring history has taken him across America and to places far beyond, and his music has gained him fans around the globe. Beginning this weekend, he continues his tradition of “keepin’ it country” for people far and wide as he brings nearly 30 years of hits to a city near you!
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ALAN JACKSON’S 2019 TOUR
(Dates Already On Sale, Unless Otherwise Noted)
More Shows to Be Added!!
Fri., January 25 Louisville, KY (KFC Yum! Center)* with William Michael Morgan
Sat., January 26 Greenville, SC (Bon Secours Wellness Arena)* with William Michael Morgan
Fri., February 22 Madison, WI (Alliant Energy Center)*** with William Michael Morgan
Sat., February 23 Grand Rapids, MI (Van Andel Arena)*** with William Michael Morgan
Sun., March 10 Bossier City, LA (CenturyLink Center)**** with William Michael Morgan
Fri., April 12 Oklahoma City, OK (Chesapeake Energy Arena) ++ *** with William Michael Morgan
Sat., April 13 Omaha, NE (CHI Health Center)*** with Randy Houser
Fri., April 26 Fort Wayne, IN (War Memorial Coliseum)**** with William Michael Morgan
Fri., May 10 Columbus, OH (Schottenstein Center)**** with William Michael Morgan
Sat., May 11 Roanoke, VA (Berglund Center) ~~ with William Michael Morgan
Fri., May 17 Winston-Salem, NC (Veterans Mem. Coliseum)** with William Michael Morgan
Sat., May 18 Hershey, PA (Giant Center)** with William Michael Morgan
Fri., August 9 Rogers, AR (Walmart AMP)* with William Michael Morgan
Sat., August 10 Wichita, KS (Intrust Bank Arena) ++ * with William Michael Morgan
Fri., August 23 N. Charleston, SC (N. Charleston Coliseum) with Randy Houser
Sat., August 24 Charlotte, NC (Spectrum Center) with Randy Houser
Fri., September 20 Orlando, FL (Amway Arena) ^^ ** with William Michael Morgan
Sat., September 21 Jacksonville, FL (Veterans Memorial Coliseum) ++ ** with William Michael Morgan
^^ Tickets on sale Friday, February 1
++ Tickets on sale Friday, February 8
~~ Tickets on sale on TBD
* featuring AJ’s Good Time Bar artist James Carothers
** featuring AJ’s Good Time Bar artist Amanda Daughtry
*** featuring AJ’s Good Time Bar artist Jay Bragg
**** featuring AJ’s Good Time Bar artist to-be-determined