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Alabama Postpones 50th Anniversary Tour as Randy Owen Deals With Health Issues

Alabama Postpones 50th Anniversary Tour as Randy Owen Deals With Health Issues

After canceling six shows in July and August, Alabama has postponed the remaining 20 dates on their 50th Anniversary Tour as frontman Randy Owen continues to deal with vertigo and migraines. Alabama bass player Teddy Gentry released the following statement: “The 50th Anniversary Tour has been very special to us. The support of the fans…MORE

Alabama Cancels More Shows as Randy Owen Deals With Health Issues

Alabama Cancels More Shows as Randy Owen Deals With Health Issues

After canceling four shows in July (19th, 20th, 26th and 27th), Alabama has scratched their upcoming shows in Lewisburg, W.Va. (Aug. 16), and Holmdel, N.J. (Aug. 17), as frontman Randy Owen continues to deal with vertigo and migraines. Alabama’s management company, Conway Entertainment Group, released a statement via Instagram on behalf of the Hall of…MORE

Alabama Cancels Two Additional Shows as Randy Owen Deals With Health Issues

Alabama Cancels Two Additional Shows as Randy Owen Deals With Health Issues

After canceling two shows in Canada on July 19 and 20, Alabama has canceled their upcoming shows in Columbus, Ga., on July 26 and Bristol, Tenn., on July 27 as frontman Randy Owen continues to deal with vertigo and migraines. Alabama’s management company, Conway Entertainment Group, released a statement on behalf of the Hall of…MORE

Alabama Cancels Two Shows as Randy Owen Deals With Illness

Alabama Cancels Two Shows as Randy Owen Deals With Illness

Alabama was forced to cancel two dates on their 50th Anniversary Tour as frontman Randy Owen deals with vertigo and migraines. The Hall of Fame group of Randy Owen, Teddy Gentry and Jeff Cook cancelled their shows at TD Place Stadium in Ottawa, ON, on July 19 and at the Big Sky Music Festival in…MORE

Alabama, Steve Wariner, Don Everly & More to Be Inducted Into the Musicians Hall of Fame

Alabama, Steve Wariner, Don Everly & More to Be Inducted Into the Musicians Hall of Fame

The Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum announced the addition of more than a dozen inductees in its Class of 2019, including: Alabama (Jeff Cook, Teddy Gentry, Randy Owen) Steve Wariner Don Everly Felix Cavaliere The Surfaris (Bob Berryhill, Pat Connolly, Jim Fuller and Ron Wilson) The Original Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section (David Briggs, Jerry…MORE

Alabama to Wind Down 50th Anniversary Tour With Final Stop in Nashville

Alabama to Wind Down 50th Anniversary Tour With Final Stop in Nashville

Alabama is celebrating a half-century of making music with their current 50th Anniversary Tour. The cross-country trek kicked off in January with an announced run of more than 50 shows through November, featuring an array of openers, including Charlie Daniels Band, The Marshall Tucker Band, The Beach Boys, John Anderson, Restless Heart, Exile, John Michael…MORE

Brad Paisley, Old Crow Medicine Show, Amy Grant & More Help Raise $500,000 at T.J. Martell Foundation Gala

Brad Paisley, Old Crow Medicine Show, Amy Grant & More Help Raise $500,000 at T.J. Martell Foundation Gala

The T.J. Martell Foundation hosted it’s 11th annual Nashville Honors Gala on Feb. 25, raising almost $500,000 for cancer research. This year’s honorees, which included Alabama, Sally Williams and more, were treated to performances by Brad Paisley, Home Free, Old Crow Medicine Show, Amy Grant and Michael McDonald. Charlie Daniels, Jamey Johnson, Charles Esten and…MORE

Alabama Announces 50th Anniversary Tour

Alabama Announces 50th Anniversary Tour

Alabama will celebrate a half-century of making music with their upcoming 50th Anniversary Tour in 2019. The 27-date tour will kick off in Detroit on Jan. 10, making additional stops in New Orleans, San Antonio, Pittsburgh, Salt Lake City and more. Additional dates will be announced in the coming weeks. Alabama’s Randy Owen, Teddy Gentry…MORE

Alabama to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award From T.J. Martell Foundation

Alabama to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award From T.J. Martell Foundation

Iconic country group Alabama will be recognized with the Lifetime Entertainment Achievement Award at the 11th annual T.J. Martell Foundation Nashville Honors Gala on Feb. 25. The T.J. Martell Foundation is the music industry’s leading foundation that funds innovative medical research focused on finding treatments and cures for cancer. Since 2009, the Foundation has provided…MORE

Charlie Daniels Tribute to Air on Aug. 19 Featuring Performances by Chris Young, Travis Tritt, Alabama, Chris Janson, Skynyrd & More

Charlie Daniels Tribute to Air on Aug. 19 Featuring Performances by Chris Young, Travis Tritt, Alabama, Chris Janson, Skynyrd & More

Volunteer Jam XX: A Tribute to Charlie Daniels will air on AXS TV on Aug. 19 at 10 p.m. ET. Since its inception in 1974, Charlie’s Volunteer Jam has brought together some of music’s biggest stars. This year’s Jam, which was recorded on March 7 at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena, featured performances by Charlie Daniels, Chris…MORE

Alabama Set to Release First Christmas Album in 21 Years

Alabama Set to Release First Christmas Album in 21 Years

Alabama will release a new holiday album, American Christmas, on Oct. 6. The new 15-song offering marks the group’s first holiday album since 1996’s Alabama Christmas Vol. II. Recorded at Sound Emporium in Nashville, American Christmas features holiday staples such as “Away in a Manger,” “Silent Night” and “Jingle Bells,” as well as four new…MORE

Alabama’s Jeff Cook Reveals He Has Parkinson’s Disease, Will Limit Future Band Appearances

Alabama’s Jeff Cook Reveals He Has Parkinson’s Disease, Will Limit Future Band Appearances

Alabama’s lead guitarist/fiddler/vocalist Jeff Cook revealed that he is suffering from Parkinson’s disease, a progressive disorder of the nervous system that affects movement. Parkinson’s is the same disease that afflicted boxing great Muhammad Ali and currently affects actor Michael J. Fox. Jeff revealed to USA Today that he was diagnosed four years ago and bandmates…MORE

Kenny Chesney Adds Two New Shows in 2017

Kenny Chesney Adds Two New Shows in 2017

Kenny Chesney may be taking 2017 off from touring, but he already has quite a few gigs lined up and he’s adding more. According to al.com, Kenny has put two Alabama shows on the books. The “Setting The World On Fire” singer will be performing in Tuscaloosa, Ala. at the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater on Aug. 4…MORE

More Performers Added to the Merle Haggard Tribute Concert, Including Chris Janson, Tanya Tucker, Jake Owen & Aaron Lewis

More Performers Added to the Merle Haggard Tribute Concert, Including Chris Janson, Tanya Tucker, Jake Owen & Aaron Lewis

More than 25 stars—including newly announced Rodney Crowell, Buddy Miller, Jake Owen, Aaron Lewis, Tanya Tucker and Chris Janson—will come together at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on April 6 for a Merle Haggard tribute concert. Dubbed Sing Me Back Home: The Music of Merle Haggard, the concert will also feature performances from Willie Nelson, Keith Richards, Kenny…MORE

Toby Keith, Alabama & ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons Added as Performers for Merle Haggard Tribute Concert

Toby Keith, Alabama & ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons Added as Performers for Merle Haggard Tribute Concert

More than 20 stars—including newly announced Toby Keith, Alabama and ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons—will come together at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on April 6 for a Merle Haggard tribute concert. Dubbed Sing Me Back Home: The Music of Merle Haggard, the concert will also feature performances from Willie Nelson, Kenny Chesney, Miranda Lambert, John Mellencamp, Dierks…MORE

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The Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame will induct its Class of 2019 on Oct. 14 at the Music City Center: Dwight Yoakam, Larry Gatlin, Marcus Hummon, Kostas, Rivers Rutherford and Sharon Vaughn.