Alabama

ALABAMA 

Ricky Skaggs / The Kentucky Headhunters

Rupp Arena

Friday, December 7

Tickets on sale Friday, 9/7 at 10am

PRESALE CODE: WBUL

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ALABAMA is the band that changed everything; they brought country music to the mainstream. Their music is timeless and can be heard today as a part of every cover band’s set list in nearly every college town in America. While their music continues to stand the test of time, their numbers and stats are beyond compare. They have charted 43 #1 singles including 21 #1 singles in a row, a record that will likely never be surpassed in any genre. They have won over 178 CMA Awards, Grammy Awards, ACM Awards and counting. They’ve earned 21 Gold®, Platinum® and Multi-Platinum® albums and were namry Group of the Century. They are members of the Country Music Hall of Fame and have a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

RICKY SKAGGS: Fifteentime GRAMMY® Award winner Ricky Skaggs' career is easily among the most significant in recent country music history. If Skaggs' burgeoning trophy case full of awards wasn't already enough evidence of that fact, consider that legendary guitarist Chet Atkins once credited Skaggs with "singlehandedly saving country music." His life's path has taken him to various musical genres, from where it all began in bluegrass music, to striking out on new musical journeys, while still leaving his musical roots intact. In the past decade, he has been honored with inductions into the Gospel Music Association's Gospel Music Hall of Fame, the Musicians Hall of Fame and most recently has been named as a member elect to the Country Music Hall of Fame Class of 2018.

THE KENTUCKY HEADHUNTERS are declared “the great American rock ‘n’ roll band” by Billboard magazine, began their professional journey in 1968 when brothers Fred and Richard Young and cousins Greg Martin and Anthony Kenney formed the Southern blues-rock band Itchy Brother. The band morphed into The Kentucky Headhunters in 1986. Their first album, 1989’s Pickin’ On Nashville, was released by Mercury Records and surprised the world, becoming a bona fide hit, selling over two million copies. The album won a Grammy Award, three Country Music Awards, an American Music Award and an Academy Of Country Music Award. It spawned four consecutive Top 40 Country hits. Currently, the band is made up of Richard Young, Fred Young, Greg Martin and Doug Phelps.

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