08/27/2013

ALABAMA & FRIENDS ARRIVES IN STORES TODAY!

Nashville, TN (August 27, 2013) -- With their newest album, ALABAMA & Friends, hitting stores today, the legendary Southern rock/country group ALABAMA is preparing for several national appearances in support of the project.

Founding members Randy Owen,Teddy Gentry and Jeff Cook will take time away from their highly successful Back to the Bowery Tour, where they have been performing to capacity crowds, to make special guest appearances on numerous television programs, as well as hosting their own Sirius XM radio program throughout August and September.

During Labor Day weekend, ALABAMA will take over the airwaves on Sirius XM Prime Country (Ch. 58) beginning Friday, August 30 at 6:00PM ET and continuing through Monday, September 2. The show will feature two cuts per hour from the ALABAMA & Friends album, along with six additional hits from the group each hour.

Fans can also look for ALABAMA on CMT Hot 20 Daily Countdown (August 31 / 11:30 AM ET), GAC Headline Country (August 29 / 3:00PM ET) and the nationally syndicated program Inside Music Row, which premieres August 31 (check local listings).

Before heading back on tour for concerts in Cleveland and Detroit, ALABAMA will make a quick stop in New York for a special live performance on FOX & Friends on Wednesday, September 4 (6:00-9:00AM ET).

ALABAMA & Friends is an 11-track collection of songs honoring the iconic band that changed the face of country music with their unprecedented and groundbreaking success. The highly anticipated album from Show Dog-Universal Music commemorates their career spanning 40 incredible years and features some of country's biggest stars--all contributing their own version of ALABAMA classics includingJason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Kenny Chesney, Eli Young Band, Florida Georgia Line, Jamey Johnson, Toby Keith, Rascal Flatts and Trisha Yearwood.

The album also includes two brand new tracks by ALABAMA including "That's How I Was Raised" and "All American," which is currently playing on country radio.  

In addition to being available in national retail outlets, ALABAMA & Friends will be available on iTunes.

For more of the latest news and information, including tour dates and other upcoming appearances, visit www.thealabamaband.com.