“Tonight I’m doing some songs I don’t always do,” Jackson said early in the program. So we may be here awhile.” After the concert, band members said they couldn’t remember any Jackson concert lasting more than two hours in all their years with him.
A crew member clocked the evening at two hours and twenty-two minutes.
Jackson’s 2017 Honky Tonk Highway Tour comes on the heels of the recent 25th anniversary celebration tour which found the superstar playing to sold-out crowds throughout 20.
Jackson recently released the album, Angels and Alcohol, and is the subject of a new box set, Genuine: The Alan Jackson Story.
“But those are the kinds of songs I like best,” he added.
“I don’t know why, but those sad ones are easier to write.
Country superstar Alan Jackson is taking his 25-plus years of hits and fan-favorites on the road in the new year, as he embarks on his 2017 HONKY TONK HIGHWAY TOUR.As a Jackson duet partner of long-standing, Lee Ann has appeared on several of Alan’s albums, and the two have shared a number of stages, including the Grand Ole Opry.In Minneapolis, fans will hear hits spanning Lee Ann's career to date, as well as brand new and unreleased songs.General licensing customers including Restaurants, Bars, Colleges and Universities, Web & Mobile and other customers should log in here.Individual terrestrial commercial radio stations as well as commercial radio station group owners should log in here.