Alan Jackson Starts a New Stretch in Drive Tour

Alan Jackson began another round of 2002 concert dates Thursday night (April 11) in Ames, Iowa. He’ll play nearly 100 dates over the course of the year. The tour features “three towering video screens” according to a release from his record company. Among the different opening acts slated for the tour: Rascal Flatts, Cyndi Thomson, Jamie O’Neal and Carolyn Dawn Johnson. Jackson appears May 22 on The 37th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, broadcast live by CBS from Los Angeles. 04/12/02