Lauren Alaina to join Alan Jackson on “Honky Tonk Highway” tour

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 7, 2017) – Country music vocalist Lauren Alaina is being added to newly-minted Country Music Hall of Famer Alan Jackson’s Honky Tonk Highway Tour stop at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Ky. on Friday, Jan. 19. Tickets for the concert are on sale now at Rupp Arena Box Office, Ticketmaster.com and by visiting www.alanjackson.com, where you can find information about Alan, his tour schedule, music and more. VIP tickets and packages are also available.

The news comes as Jackson and Alaina both prepare for Wednesday’s 51st Annual CMA Awards in Nashville. As a nominee for New Artist of the Year she will perform on the show, and the country icon will also take the stage in what promises to be a very special performance.

Georgia native Lauren Alaina captured America’s hearts when she appeared on Season 10 of American Idol. Earlier this year, she followed up her #1 debut album with the release of the eagerly-awaited, Road Less Traveled, which features her first chart-topping hit and title track, “Road Less Traveled.”

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 a younger generation discovers his music. Jackson’s repertoire withstands the test of time; it has impacted a field of artists who cite Jackson as an influence. It’s these same songs – many of them written by Alan – that earned him his newfound place alongside country music’s greatest names and cemented his place in its history with his new membership in the Country Music Hall of Fame. 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.

Georgia native Lauren Alaina captured America’s hearts when she appeared on Season 10 of American Idol. This year, she followed up her #1 debuting first album with the release of the eagerly-awaited Road Less Traveled. Selected as one of Rolling Stone’s Most Anticipated Albums of 2017, the collection of 12 songs all written by the young star, includes Lauren’s first #1 hit and title track, “Road Less Traveled.

Lauren has been nominated for several Teen Choice Awards and CMT Music Awards, and the singer/songwriter recently received her first ACM nomination for New Female Vocalist of the Year and her first CMA nomination for New Artist of the Year. Her video for “Road Less Traveled” won her CMT’s Breakthrough Video of the Year Awardin June.

The “sassy Southerner with killer pipes” (Parade) regularly appears on the Grand Ole Opry, is one of Rdio’s Nashville Rising Artists, is a Spotify Spotlight on Country featured artist and is one of CMT’s Next Women of Country.

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Lauren Alaina

Previous coverage: Alan Jackson bringing Honky Tonk Highway tour to Rupp Arena

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