Alabama announces surprise NYE free virtual gig
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Alabama announces surprise NYE free virtual gig

Tuesday, December 29, 2020 – Alabama announced today it would play a surprise New Year's Eve concert this Thursday.

Alabama founding members Jeff Cook, Teddy Gentry and Randy Owen said in a joint statement, "What better way to start the New Year than to have a free concert on New Year's Eve for our fans around the world? We are pleased that Marcus Lemonis and our friends at Camping World are presenting this special performance from Nashville, Tenn. We cannot wait to get back on tour soon and want to see you in-person. Sit back, relax, crank up the sound and 'ROLL ON' into 2021. Wishing you a very happy New Year."

The concert starts at 9 p.m. eastern. This is one of several performances to be featured by Camping World's The Ultimate RV Show - National Tour. The weekly livestream performance series is hosted by country music radio personality Shawn Parr.


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