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Alabama With Martina McBride

Alabama With Martina McBride

The third time is the charm . . . hopefully. Alabama is rolling on with two newly announced stops in Nashville in 2021 as part of their delayed 50th Anniversary Tour. The trio is set to perform at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on July 2 and July 3 with special guest Martina McBride. After postponing more…MORE

Alabama Announces 2 Nashville Shows as Part of Rescheduled 50th Anniversary Tour

Alabama Announces 2 Nashville Shows as Part of Rescheduled 50th Anniversary Tour

After postponing more than 25 shows on their 50th Anniversary Tour in 2019 as frontman Randy Owen dealt with vertigo and migraines, Alabama is planning to announce rescheduled shows for 2020 in the coming weeks. Alabama’s show at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena—originally scheduled for Nov. 20, 2019—has been rescheduled for July 17. In addition, a second…MORE

Alabama Postpones 50th Anniversary Tour as Randy Owen Deals With Health Issues

Alabama Postpones 50th Anniversary Tour as Randy Owen Deals With Health Issues

After canceling six shows in July and August, Alabama has postponed the remaining 20 dates on their 50th Anniversary Tour as frontman Randy Owen continues to deal with vertigo and migraines. Alabama bass player Teddy Gentry released the following statement: “The 50th Anniversary Tour has been very special to us. The support of the fans…MORE

Alabama Cancels More Shows as Randy Owen Deals With Health Issues

Alabama Cancels More Shows as Randy Owen Deals With Health Issues

After canceling four shows in July (19th, 20th, 26th and 27th), Alabama has scratched their upcoming shows in Lewisburg, W.Va. (Aug. 16), and Holmdel, N.J. (Aug. 17), as frontman Randy Owen continues to deal with vertigo and migraines. Alabama’s management company, Conway Entertainment Group, released a statement via Instagram on behalf of the Hall of…MORE

Alabama to Wind Down 50th Anniversary Tour With Final Stop in Nashville

Alabama to Wind Down 50th Anniversary Tour With Final Stop in Nashville

Alabama is celebrating a half-century of making music with their current 50th Anniversary Tour. The cross-country trek kicked off in January with an announced run of more than 50 shows through November, featuring an array of openers, including Charlie Daniels Band, The Marshall Tucker Band, The Beach Boys, John Anderson, Restless Heart, Exile, John Michael…MORE

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Michael Ray Honors His Grandma Penny with a Tattoo

Michael Ray Honors His Grandma Penny with a Tattoo

When you’re getting a permanent addition to you body, you want to make sure it means something, right?

Michael Ray has several tattoos, but each one has a personal connection to his life, “All my tattoos are either family based, religious based, or music based.”

He shares the story of one of his tattoos that honors his late grandmother, “So, my grandma, Penny, she passed away a couple of years ago, and I have a tattoo memory of my grandfather, and I wanted a tattoo for her. Her nickname was Penny, and I got a penny with my Grandmother’s birth year, 1942, on the date, on the inside of my arm.”

If he could change one thing about the tattoo…it would just be WHEN he got it. Turns out Michael got it on a show day, and it being on his arm, well, Michael admits “I started playing guitar that night…for the show, and it hurt like hell.”

But even with that night of pain Michael proudly says “it’s probably my favorite tattoo.”

 

Photo Credit: Sean Hagwell