Alabama 50th Anniversary Tour
Randy Owen with Alabama performs at the Fabulous Fox Theatre on Friday, April 14, 2018, in Atlanta. (Photo by Robb Cohen/Invision/AP)

Alabama Postpones 50th Anniversary Tour Due to Randy Owen's Ongoing Health Issues


Legendary country band Alabama will postpone the remaining dates on their 50th Anniversary Tour due to band member Randy Owen's ongoing issues with cluster migraines and vertigo.

Band member Teddy Gentry issued the following statement in a press release:

"The '50th Anniversary Tour' has been very special to us. The support of the fans and their energy at all of our shows has led to some of the most fun we've ever had onstage. As disappointed as myself, Randy, and Jeff are to have to postpone this tour for all of our incredible fans, we know that Randy's recovery is what is most important for everyone at this time. We would like to thank our fans, promoters, and venues and we look forward to seeing you all soon."

Rescheduled dates for the tour will be announced in the coming weeks.


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Last week, the group announced the cancellation of two tour dates due to Owen's health. The group's shows on Friday, Aug. 16 at the State Fair of West Virginia and on Saturday, Aug. 17 in Holmdel, New Jersey. were canceled. The band also canceled four tour dates in July.

The hitmakers kicked off their 50th Anniversary Tour in January.

Alabama will be inducted into the Musicians Hall of Fame later this year.


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