Alabama Columbus Tickets
Alabama is one of the bestselling country music bands. It consists of Randy Owen as the lead vocalist, Jeff Cook as the lead guitarist and Teddy Gentry as the bassist. The band formed almost forty years ago when the trio got together to sing in a bar called The Bowery. They stayed together for six year after which they finally got their breakthrough deal with a major label. They called themselves “Wildcountry” before finally deciding on Alabama as their band name in 1977. The band rose to fame in the eighties riding on their string of number one singles. Get Alabama Columbus tickets and find out what makes the band so popular as they perform live.
Alabama is an immensely successful band with sales of more than seventy three million albums to their name. The band has had a strong impact on the country music scene in America, influencing a number of artists. The band holds an incredible record of twenty one consecutive number one singles that made their music the mainstay of the eighties. They attracted hordes of people to listen to their music, banking on energetic performances and appealing stage presence.
Without a doubt the band’s harmonies and music was top notch, but what really set them apart was their songwriting and song selection. They put considerable effort in selecting songs because, as one member of the band puts it “it's the songs that people remember”. Their contribution to music and their stardom has been recognized by their induction to the Country Music Hall of Fame and a presence on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Alabama has won fifteen Academy of Country Music Awards and a further eighteen American Music Awards throughout their music career. Get Alabama Columbus tickets and watch the band’s lively performance.
In 2004 the band decided on disbanding, citing hectic schedules and personal reasons, and performed their farewell tour. However in 2011 the band formally got together to resume their activities. To mark their reunion Alabama released their studio album “Angels Among Us: Hymns and Gospel Favorites” in 2014. Containing songs such as “I Saw the Light” and “I'll Fly Away”, the band has shown that they still possess the charm the fans loved them for.