COUNTRY SUPERSTAR ALAN JACKSON’S 2020 TOUR ADDS RISING STAR TENILLE TOWNES AS SPECIAL GUEST
Acclaimed Singer-Songwriter to Open Most of Country Music Hall of Famer’s 2020 Concerts…Including His First Nashville Show in Three Years!
Tour Will Also Showcase Artists from AJ’s Good Time Bar, His Music City Honky-Tonk!
(FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE) Country Music Hall of Famer Alan Jackson will bring decades of hits to fans across America in 2020…and he’ll be bringing along rising star Tenille Townes as his special guest!
The country music icon will launch his tour right after the first of the year (January 10), headlining arenas and festivals through October; Townes will join him at most shows (detailed listing below, more shows to be added; Tenille Townes on all shows other than festivals and where noted**).
Canadian-born and Nashville-based Tenille Townes is one of country music’s most-promising new artists. With a stunning voice and wise, insightful lyricism beguiling in someone her age, Townes is quickly making a name for herself as a writer with the fortitude of Patti Griffin or Lori McKenna and the soulful nature of Chris Stapleton or Adele. She has garnered widespread attention including praise from Billboard, The Tennessean, Sounds Like Nashville, The Boot and NPR Music who declares that she is “…one of the most promising arrivals in mainstream Nashville’s burgeoning singer-songwriter movement.” Working with award-winning producer Jay Joyce on her debut LP, Townes crafted songs and stories that belie her years. Her debut single “Somebody’s Daughter” was a chart hit in the U.S., reached No. 1 in Canada and earned her four Canadian Country Music Awards in 2019. Townes has released four tracks from her debut LP, set for release in 2020 via Columbia Records Nashville, including her current single, “Jersey on the Wall.”
Jackson has a long history of giving new talent 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. Many tour stops will also showcase some of Jackson’s favorite talents who play at AJ’s Good Time Bar, his self-owned honky-tonk on downtown Nashville’s famed “Lower Broadway.”
Several shows are already onsale; others will follow before year’s end. Tickets and information for all Alan Jackson 2020 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 nearly all of his 2020 shows.
Alan Jackson’s concerts find the country icon performing hits that have gained him legions of longtime fans, songs that continue to draw new crowds as new generations discover his music. Jackson’s repertoire stands the test of time; it has impacted all sorts of artists who cite Jackson as an influence. It’s these same songs – many written by Alan – that have earned him his place alongside country music’s greatest names and cemented 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 them and made them famous – enduring hits such as his debut single “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, many more.
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ALAN JACKSON’S 2020 TOUR
More Shows to Be Added!!
Friday, January 10 Cincinnati, OH (Heritage Bank Center) ++
Saturday, January 11 Columbia, SC (Colonial Life Arena) ++
Friday, February 14 Atlanta, GA (State Farm Arena) ++
Saturday, February 15 New Orleans, LA (Smoothie King Center) ++
Friday, February 21 El Paso, TX (UTEP Don Haskins Center) ++
Saturday, February 22 Fort Worth, TX (Dickies Arena) ++
Thursday, March 26 Tulsa, OK (BOK Center) ^^
Friday, March 27 Springfield, MO (JQH Arena) ^^
Saturday, April 25 Glendale, AZ (Gila River Arena) ## **
Sunday, April 26 Indio, CA (Stagecoach Festival) ++ <>
Thursday, July 9 Ft. Loramie, OH (Country Concert) ++ <>
Friday, August 7 Nashville, TN (Bridgestone Arena) ++
Friday, August 28 Detroit, MI (Little Caesars Arena) ##
Saturday, August 29 Green Bay, WI (Resch Center) ##
Friday, September 11 Des Moines, IA (Wells Fargo Arena) ## **
Saturday, September 12 Milwaukee, WI (Fiserv Forum) ## **
Friday, October 2 Salt Lake City, UT (Vivint Smart Home Arena) ##
Saturday, October 3 Denver, CO (Pepsi Center) ##
++ Tickets on sale now!
^^ Tickets on sale Friday, December 6
## On sale date TBD
** Special guest TBD