Country Superstar Alan Jackson Brings His "Keepin' It Country Tour" to Target Center in Minneapolis on Saturday, November 19
Rising Star Lauren Alaina Tapped as Special Guest
Minneapolis, Minn. (Sept. 16, 2016) - Country superstar Alan Jackson brings his KEEPIN’ IT COUNTRY TOUR to the Target Center in Minneapolis on Saturday, November 19. Rising star Lauren Alaina will be the special guest. Tickets go on sale Friday, September 16 10:00 am.
Alan Jackson’s KEEPIN’ IT COUNTRY TOUR finds the country icon performing hits that have gained him legions of longtime fans, songs that continue to draw new crowds as a younger generation discover his music. Jackson’s repertoire withstands the test of time; it has impacted a field of artists who cite Jackson as an influence. Fans will hear the songs they love from the man who wrote them and made them famous, including his debut hit, “Here in The Real World”…signature songs such as “Chattahoochee,” “Drive” and “Gone Country”…party anthems “It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere” and “Good Time”…and many, many more.
Special guest Lauren Alaina joins Jackson for his Minneapolis show. The singer, who won America’s hearts when she appeared on the tenth season of American Idol (and returned to the show for its farewell season as a mentor to this year’s contestants), arrived on the scene with her #1 debut album, Wildflower. Now she’s climbing the charts with her latest single, “Road Less Traveled,” off her brand new Lauren Alaina EP.
Jackson’s 2016 tour is a continuation of his recent 25th anniversary celebration which found the superstar playing to sold-out crowds throughout 2015. Jackson recently released a new album, Angels and Alcohol, and is the subject of a new box set, Genuine: The Alan Jackson Story.
Show: Alan Jackson
Venue: Target Center
Show Date/Time: Saturday, November 19 at 7:30pm.
Ticket Prices: $49.50 - $74.50
On Sale Info: Tickets on sale Friday, November 16 at 10am at Target Center’s box office, online at AXS.com and charge by phone at 1-888-9-AXS-TIX.
ABOUT ALAN JACKSON:
Alan Jackson [Credit: Kristy Belcher]
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.
ABOUT LAUREN ALAINA:
Lauren Alaina [Credit: Joseph Llanes]
Georgia native Lauren Alaina captured America’s hearts when she appeared on Season 10 of American Idol. Recently Lauren released a self-titled five-song EP, the highly-anticipated follow-up to her No. 1 debuting first album Wildflower. Lauren co-wrote every track on the EP including her latest single, “Road Less Traveled,” and the ESPN exclusive promo track, “History,” which was played throughout the network’s extensive college and professional football coverage. In addition to her busy tour schedule, Lauren regularly appears on the Grand Ole Opry, is one of CMT’s “Next Women of Country” and earlier this year returned to American Idol for its farewell season as a mentor to this year’s contestants. For more information, visit LaurenAlainaOfficial.com.