Alabama, the band that changed country's audience forever is going on tour this year. The trio that created the most memorable songs in country music, like "My Home's Alabama" and "Tennessee River" is delighting fans and general public with a tour around the United States that will last until September.
Their concerts, that in general reach to the past, deliver a hit after another and mix new songs with the all ones, creating a special atmosphere that captivates the audience. After 40 years they still sound great and the crowd follows them clapping their hands and singing along. The white bearded trio, still sounds sharp and Owen, the front man, is still fit, fun and engaging. Jeff Cook is a talented musician that plays his guitar intuitively to match the song's moods, also shows his ability with the fiddle.
After more than a decade away from shows, the legendary band started their tour this 2014 and released a tribute album called "Alabama and Friends". This album features current country singers that cover the band's country rock classics, such as Kenny Chasney singing "Lady Down on Love", Eli Young band that performs a unique version of "The Closer You Get" as well as Luke Bryan that sings "Love in the First Degree". For those fans who have been waiting for a show since 1980, there are plenty of opportunities to enjoy a live concert.
There are still seven upcoming concerts. The first will be held on March 27th at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, at Encore Park in Alpharreta, Georgia, then the band will be hitting West Valley City in Utah for several shows. In August they will perform at the Jackson County Fair in Missouri, and after that they will do a show at the Startlight Theatre in Kansas City, Montana. September is the last month of their tour, and they will held a concert at the Usana Amphitheater in Salt Lake City and the last show will be in Morrison, Colorado, at the Red Rocks Amphiteathre. For those who love Alabama and for those who want to enjoy a mythical band for the first time, there are plenty of tickets available through the web.