All Aboard For Alan Jackson

Alan Jackson’s Freight Train Tour rolls across America beginning April 8 in Florida with Josh Turner and Chris Young along for the ride.

The tour is in support of Jackson’s upcoming album – Freight Train – landing in stores March 30.

Photo: Jason Moore
Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion, Raleigh, N.C.

The tour begins in Fort Myers at the Germain Arena April 8 and steams into Orlando for a gig at the UCF Arena April 9. Alpharetta, Ga., is next on the itinerary with a show at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park April 10 followed by Greenville, S.C., at the Bi-Lo Center April 11.

Other stops include Champaign, Ill. (April 29), Fort Wayne, Ind. (May 2), Uncasville, Conn. (May 14), and Wilkes-Barre, Pa. (May 16). The Freight Train Tour’s last whistle stop is May 21 in University Park, Pa., at the Bryce Jordan Center.

“It sounded different and just kind of stuck out,” Jackson said while commenting on the title track to his Freight Train album. “I guess when you really think about it, man, we’ve been rolling along here for a lot of years, just going like a freight train.”

Tickets for the Freight Train tour are already on sale in selected markets. For more information, click here for Alan Jackson’s Web site.