Alan Jackson’s ‘Train’ Rolls Into Uncasville

2010-02-17

Country artist will perform live in the Arena on Friday, May 14th
Alan Jackson will be hitting the road this spring in support of his forthcoming March studio release Freight Train, the veteran country artist’s 16th full-length effort.  Jackson will be performing live at Mohegan Sun Arena on Friday, May 14th at 7:00pm with special guests Josh Turner and Chris Young.
Tickets are $75.00 and $55.00 and go on sale Friday, February 19th at 10:00am through Ticketmaster.  Ticketmaster customers may log onto ticketmaster.com; call Ticketmaster’s national toll free Charge by Phone number 1.800.745.3000; or visit any Ticketmaster outlet.  Tickets will also be available at the Mohegan Sun Box Office starting Saturday, February 20th, subject to availability.
Freight Train, produced by longtime Jackson collaborator Keith Stegall, is due in stores March 30th. The set features the lead single “It’s Just That Way,” which debuted at #50 on the Billboard Country charts in January. 
The singer’s previous album, 2008’s Good Time, produced several hit singles including “Small Town Southern Man,” “Country Boy,” “Sissy’s Song” and the title track. The album marked Jackson’s fourth release to simultaneously debut at #1 on the Billboard 200 and the Top Country Albums chart.
Josh Turner released his latest studio effort, Haywire, earlier this month.  The lead-off single, “Why Don’t We Just Dance,” which was released in August, debuted at #57 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. The song went on to reached #1 in February.
Chris Young released his second album, The Man I Want to Be, last September.  The set includes the singles “Voices” and “Gettin’ You Home (The Black Dress Song),” the latter of which has reached #1 on the Country charts.
Mohegan Sun Arena is ranked the 4th best venue by Billboard Magazine and was the 2008 recipient of a Country Music Award for “Casino of The Year.” For more information on concerts and other great events at Mohegan Sun, visit mohegansun.com.  For information on this week’s schedule, call the Entertainment and Special Events hotline at 1.888.226.7711, ext. 27163.