Born October 17, 1958, and raised in Newnan, Georgia. He lived with his parents and four older sisters in a house built out of his grandfather's tool shed. Shortly after marrying his high school sweetheart, Denise, in 1979, Jackson moved to Nashville, Tennessee to pursue his music career. After being rejected numerous times, he was finally picked up for a recording deal with Arista Records. The overwhelming success of his first album "Here in the Real World" in 1990, he was then classified in the same category as Garth Brooks, Clint Black, Travis Tritt,

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Randy Travis, and Vince Gill. These artists represented a new traditionalism in country music and the end of the synthesizers in the country music of the '80s.

Alan Jackson is a great songwriter, and wrote almost all of his first album His next two albums, "Don't Rock the Jukebox" and "A Lot About Livin'" Hit the country album charts even harder than the first album. Alan got 5 number 1 hits off each of those albums! When Alan released his fifth album, "Who I Am", the record sales blasted over 10 million dollars.

Since the beginning of his career, Alan Jackson has been awarded over 45 times from Academy of Country Music and the Country Music Association.

To get your tickets for Alan Jackson’s show at the Broome County Veterans Memorial Arena on October 18th, visit ticketmaster.com or call The Box Office at 1-800-745-3000. Prices will be $49.50, $42.50 and $35.50. This show will be produced Magic City Productions and SLP Concerts.