Tickets for Alan Jackson’s first Australian tour sold out just hours after being posted online Friday morning, October 8. The tour originally spanned four dates—Melbourne, Sydney, and Brisbane (2)—but after an overwhelming show of support, a third Brisbane show has been scheduled for March 12th. Those tickets are set to go on sale October 14th. Jackson’s tour is the fastest selling country show or tour in Australian country music history.
“We’re looking at what may be the fastest selling country show or tour in Australian country music history,” said Rob Potts, CEO of Rob Potts Entertainment Edge and co-promoter of the tour. “The excitement level for Alan Jackson’s first tour in our country just can’t be measured. The fans can’t believe he’s really coming – and ticket sales have proven just how excited they are.”
As a successful, respected songwriter/performer, Alan Jackson is a 16-time CMA, a 16-time ACM, and a Grammy award winner. He has sold more than 50 million albums and has 34 #1 hit singles. Jackson will release 34 Number-Ones on November 22 of this year. The double disc collection will feature 37 songs consisting of his 34 hit singles, two rare additional tracks and his collaboration with the Zac Brown Band “As She’s Walking Away.”