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June 3rd(Postponed til Dec 9th ) Berglund Center Coliseum ~ Roanoke ~ VA


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ALABAMA With Very Special Guest Scotty McCreery

 

Berglund Center Coliseum

Roanoke  VA

 

Ticket Prices: $129.50, $79.50. $59.50, and $39.50

 

Show Start time: 7:00pm

 

 

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It's been 50 years since Jeff Cook, Teddy Gentry and Randy Owen left the cotton farms of Fort Payne, Alabama to spend the summer playing music in a Myrtle Beach, South Carolina bar called The Bowery. It's a classic American tale of rags to riches. From humble beginnings picking cotton in the fields to international stars, ALABAMA went on to sell 80 million albums and change the face and sound of country music. Quality songs that have become the soundtrack for American life are the foundation for ALABAMA's stellar career. The group introduced rock style guitars, lights, pyrotechnics and sounds to the country audience that has inspired many of today's brightest country stars including Kenny Chesney, Jason Aldean and Luke Bryan. 

While their music continues to stand the test of time, their numbers and stats are beyond compare. Five decades since starting the band, ALABAMA has charted 43 #1 singles, including 21 #1 singles in a row, and have won dozens of CMA, GRAMMY®, and ACM Awards. They are members of the Country Music Hall of Fame, the Musicians Hall of Fame and have their own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. In addition, they are world-class philanthropists who have raised millions of dollars for various charities. 

 

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Scotty McCreery’s new album Same Truck is available now everywhere music is sold. It contains his fourth consecutive No. 1 single “You Time” and the fan-favorite “Damn Strait,” the second single from the album rapidly climbing the charts at Country radio now. McCreery co-wrote 10 of the 12 songs on Same Truck. He achieved new heights by earning three back-to-back No. 1 hits from his last album Seasons Change, the RIAA Gold-certified project which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Country Album chart: the RIAA Double Platinum-certified “Five More Minutes,” the RIAA Platinum-certified “This Is It,” which stayed at the top of the charts for two weeks, and RIAA Gold-certified “In Between.” McCreery co-wrote all 11 songs on Seasons Change, which Rolling Stone named as one of the “40 Best Country and Americana Albums of 2018.”

 

All four of his previous albums have debuted at No. 1 on a Billboard Albums chart, with current combined sales surpassing 3 million copies. He’s earned one Double Platinum, four Platinum and two Gold singles; won the 10th season of “American Idol” in 2011; was named the ACM New Artist of the Year in 2011; won the CMT Music Award for Breakthrough Video of the Year (‘The Trouble with Girls’) in 2012; American Country Awards for New Artist of the Year in 2011 and Breakthrough Artist of the Year in 2013; BMI Awards for writing One of the Top 50 Country Songs of the Year four times (in 2015 for “See You Tonight,” in 2018 for “Five More Minutes,” in 2019 for “This is It.” and 2021 for “In Between”); a Carolina Beach Music Award for National Dance Song of the Year (‘Barefootin’’) in 2018; and the NSAI Nashville Songwriter Award for One of the Top Ten Songs I Wish I’d Written (‘Five More Minutes’) in 2018.

 

The North Carolina native released his first book, Go Big or Go Home: The Journey Toward the Dream, in 2016; it was re-released in paperback in 2020. His song “Five More Minutes” inspired a popular movie of the same name which aired on the Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Network during November-December 2021. McCreery launched his recording career by making history in 2011 as both the first country artist and the youngest male artist of any genre to debut his first studio album, the Platinum-certified Clear as Day, at No. 1 on the all-genre Billboard Top 200 Albums chart.

 

 

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Celebrating 50 years of bringing the world’s best music to Southwest Virginia, and voted PLATINUM BEST LIVE MUSIC VENUE by The Roanoker Magazine, Berglund Center is a full-service entertainment facility located in the heart of Virginia’s Blue Ridge.  Endeavoring to provide an unparalleled live experience, the Center takes pride in furnishing exceptional customer service while entertaining audiences of all ages. Berglund Center continues to offer a full-service experience to our clients in one of our venues, including a 10,500 seat Coliseum, 2,150 seats Performing Arts Theatre, and a total of 60,000 square feet of exhibit space in Berglund Hall and the Special Events Center.  Clients of major trade shows, conventions, consumer shows, meetings, and banquets have discovered that Berglund Center can provide all the amenities needed to create a successful event.  Live entertainment, including sporting events and cultural and concert performances by some of the biggest names in the world continue to excite and amuse audiences all year long.

 

 

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My heart breaks for Randy Owen of Alabama whose mother passed away this morning. Please keep him and his family in your prayers. Our show with Alabama tomorrow night in Roanoke, VA will be postponed but we should have more information on that soon.
 
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POSTPONED til DEC 9th 

 

From tonight's Country Aircheck Today:

 

(Thanks deb)

 

Alabama's Randy Owen is mourning the loss of his mother, Martha Alice Teague Owen, who passed this morning (6/2) at the age of 90 following a short illness. Martha and Randy's father, Gladstone Yewell Owen, introduced him to the stage, forming gospel group The Singing Owen Family with siblings Reba Patterson and Rachel Carroll, playing in churches and at events regionally during the '60s and '70s. The Rainsville Community Church (190 Mountain View Drive [County Road 44], Rainsville, AL 35986) will host visitation Sunday (6/5) from 4-8pm CT and funeral services Monday (6/6). Alabama's June 3 show in Roanoke, VA has been rescheduled for Dec. 9, and June 4 in Fayetteville, NC for Dec. 11.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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