PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla., Feb. 19, 2015 - Country music superstar Alan Jackson is headlining Panama City Beach's 2nd Annual Chasin' the Sun Music Festival, bringing his 25th Anniversary Keepin' it Country Tour to the sugar white sand and emerald-green waters Sept. 26, 2015. Celebrating artists who created and continue playing classic beach sounds, the Chasin' the Sun Festival is a chance to enjoy a few bonus days of summer and will take place Sept. 25 and 26.
"Our stretch of sand has inspired many songs and summertime anthems and that's what Chasin' the Sun Music Festival is all about celebrating," shares Dan Rowe, president and CEO of Visit Panama City Beach. "We are excited that Alan Jackson will take the stage at Aaron Bessant Amphitheater this year and help us extend everyone's summer vacation a few more days."
The Chasin' the Sun Music Festival will be held just steps from the beach in Panama City Beach's Aaron Bessant Park Amphitheater. More details will be announced in the months leading up to the festival.
Tickets and information for all Keepin' It Country Tour dates, which is sponsored by Kubota Tractor Corporation, can be found at www.alanjackson.com, where fans can also find information about Alan, his tour schedule, music and more. VIPs tickets and packages are also available.
Alan Jackson's 25th Anniversary Keepin' It Country Tour will be a memorable celebration for his longtime fans as well as legions of new fans who are discovering his music through the many songs that have withstood the test of time and influenced many new artists of today including Dierks Bentley, Carrie Underwood, Jon Pardi and Brandy Clark to name a few. Fans will hear the songs they love from the man who wrote them and made them famous including his massive debut hit, "Here In the Real World" to "Chattahoochee," "Drive," "Gone Country," the summertime party-anthems "It's Five O'Clock Somewhere" and "Good Time," and many, many more.
Jackson's tour is an extension of the already year-long 25th anniversary celebration which kicked off last summer with the opening of his exhibit at the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum. Alan Jackson: 25 Years of Keepin' It Country will run through June 2015. Chasin the Sun Ticket information and the lineup can be found at http://www.visitpanamacitybeach.com/chasinthesun.
About Alan Jackson
In his 25-year career, Jackson has been steadfast in his love for traditional music while enjoying major chart success. Since signing his record deal in June 1989, he has sold nearly 60 million albums worldwide and ranks as one of the 10 best-selling vocalists of all-time in all genres. He has released more than 60 singles-registering 50 Top Ten hits and 35 #1s (including 26 Billboard #1s). He has earned more than 150 music industry awards-including 18 Academy of Country Music Awards, 16 Country Music Association Awards, a pair of Grammys and ASCAP's Founders and Golden Note Awards. Jackson received the first-ever ASCAP Heritage Award in 2014 having earned the title of most performed country music songwriter-artist of ASCAP's first 100 years. He is a member of the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame and the Grand Ole Opry.
Alan Jackson is one of the most successful and respected singer-songwriters in music. He is in the elite company of Paul McCartney and John Lennon among songwriters who've written more than 20 songs that they've recorded and taken to the top of the charts. Jackson is one of the best-selling artists since the inception of SoundScan, ranking alongside the likes of Eminem and Metallica.
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