Monday, legendary country band ALABAMA announced June Jam XVIII, taking place in Fort Payne, Alabama at the VFW Fairgrounds, June 1st of next year.
Tickets for the iconic festival, benefiting charitable causes throughout the state of Alabama go on-sale this Friday, December 1st at 10:00 AM / CT via Ticketmaster. Pre-sales are available November 28, at 10:00 AM / CT.
After a 16-year hiatus – ALABAMA co-founders – Randy Owen and Teddy Gentry resurrected June Jam this past summer – drawing nearly 11,000 fans to Fort Payne, raising hundreds of thousands. Both Owen and Gentry are thrilled to continue the tradition, and plan to keep June Jam going for years to come. Collectively, those past 17 June Jam events raised over 20 million dollars for the state of Alabama. Money raised goes to the June Jam Foundation which donates to those in need across the state, including disaster relief.
“What a great way to help raise money for many charities and those in need and at the same time, having a great party in a field with our guest artists and fans,” says Gentry. “Come join us.” – and “Looking forward to another great June Jam,” adds Owen. “It’s gonna be fun!”
ALABAMA will announce the next year’s lineup of talent over the coming months.
June Jam was created by Fort Payne’s sons, ALABAMA, and brought some of the biggest names in country music together for charity. The first June Jam benefit concert took place back in 1982 – and continued annually for sixteen years – making it one of the biggest country music events across the nation. Previous performers include Garth Brooks, Charlie Daniels, Alan Jackson, The Judds, Tim McGraw, Toby Keith, Wayne Newton, Dolly Parton, Trisha Yearwood, Charley Pride, Willie Nelson, and many more.
June Jam XVIII is produced by Outback Presents – and also – the Conway Entertainment Group.
For more information on ALABAMA, visit thealabamaband.com.