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Alan Jackson

Celebrating 50 Years of Concerts at the WVU Coliseum
April 25, 2009

Alan Jackson
with Special Guest Jake Owen

Alan Jackson sings while playing guitar in 2009
Close up of Alan Jackson sings while playing guitar in 2009
Alan Jackson sings while playing guitar in 2009
SHOW DATE: Saturday, April 25, 2009 • 7:30pm
Alan Jackson took the Coliseum stage in April 2009, sporting his signature faded blue jeans, button-down shirt and cowboy hat. He set the tone for the show with his opening number "Gone Country" and entertained the 5,600 fans in attendance with his hits new and old, including "Chasing That Neon Rainbow," "Tall Tall Trees," "Don't Rock the Jukebox," and "Good Time." But it was "Where Were You (When the World Stopped Turning)," the song he penned after the September 11 attacks, that earned him a standing ovation.

"The Dominion Post" described his performance of "Chattahoochee" as the "climax of the concert." Jackson ended his show with "Where I Come From" while scenes pf familiar Morgantown restaurants, landmarks and hangouts rolled across the video screens on the stage. After the crowd's enthusiastic response, he returned to the stage for an encore of "Crazy About a Mercury."
Listen to the radio commercial promoting the show:
newspaper ad for Alan Jackson's 2009 concert featuring a photo of Jackson Jake Owen sings while holding his guitar in 2009
Jake Owen