AmericInn Boiling Springs TDA Hometown Stage Schedule for August 11, 2018
7:15 pm Opening act sponsored by Settle Heating and Air is Dirty Grass Soul
In addition to lead vocals, Owen is a songwriter and guitarist. His songs include “Tennessee River,” “Feels so Right,” “As Long as There’s Love” and “My Home’s in Alabama” (written with Teddy Gentry).
Owen, Gentry and Jeff Cook still perform as Alabama but limited their group appearances after their American Farewell Tour in 2002-2003. During its 25-plus years as a band, Alabama has claimed 21 straight No. 1 singles (43 in all) and sold 73 million albums. The group has won more than 200 awards from various organizations, making them the most awarded band in country music history. They have a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The Academy of Country Music named them Artist of the Decade in 1989, and, in 1999, the Recording Industry Association of America named them Country Group of the Century.
Alabama was among the artists who performed for Deep from the Heart: The One America Appeal, an Oct. 21, 2017, benefit concert for citizens impacted by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria; the Appeal raised $41 million. On March 7 in Nashville, Alabama performed for Volunteer Jam 2018: A Tribute to Charlie Daniels.