Much-anticipated June Jam 2024 lineup + week-long festivities released

Alabama
Group ALABAMA statues in downtown Fort Payne (John Dersham/Fort Payne Facebook page)

The country music group ALABAMA released this week the lineup of musicians for June Jam 2024.

Taking place at the VFW Fairgrounds in Fort Payne on June 1st, the festival benefits those in need and disaster relief in and around the state of Alabama. Tickets are on sale now via ticketmaster.com .

The much-anticipated lineup

Building on last year’s successful return of  June Jam, after a two-decade hiatus, ALABAMA’s Randy Owen and Teddy Gentry have assembled an impressive lineup of country music artists joining them on stage.

Here is the list:

  • Old Dominion (six-time reigning ACM and CMA “Group of The Year”)
  • Shenandoah
  • Lee Greenwood (“God Bless The U.S.A.”)
  • Montgomery Gentry,  featuring Eddie Montgomery 
  • Mark Wills
  • Exile
  • John Berry
  • Taylor Hicks
  • The Malpass Brothers
  • The Castellows

June Jam begins at 12 PM local time. ALABAMA will close the festival.

 “We are excited and look forward to playing our songs for y’all at this year’s Jam. We have a true mutual love for our fans, and they always support the band and the June Jam Foundation.” 

~ Randy Owen

More than a one-day music festival

In addition to the festival on June 1st the group released on their fan page several events planned before the big day. They include :

  • The ALABAMA June Jam Parade presented by the City of Fort Payne Chamber of Commerce  —May 29, 6 PM 
  • Teddy Gentry’s Singing with the Stars Talent Contest at the Fort Payne City Hall Auditorium, for ticket purchases, call 256-997-9700 / doors open at 4 PM) —  May 30, 6 PM.
  • The Jeff & Lisa Cook Foundation Concert at Fort Payne’s Dekalb Theatre (concert featuring the late Jeff Cook’s Allstar Goodtime Band / tickets are $25 – $35 and may be purchased at jeffandlisa.org / proceeds benefit The Jeff & Lisa Cook Foundation — May 30, 7 PM
  • ALABAMA June Jam Songwriters Showcase  at the Fort Payne City Hall Auditorium (concert will feature award-winning songwriters Lee Thomas Miller, Brice Long and a special surprise guest who will perform many of his self-written No. 1 hit songs — May 31, 7 PM

Showcase tickets are available at the ALABAMA Fan Club and Museum, or by calling 256-845-1646. Seating is limited.

The first June Jam was held in 1982. Once the largest country music festival in the nation, past performers have included  Garth Brooks, Charlie Daniels, Alan Jackson, The Judds, Tim McGraw, Toby Keith, Dolly Parton, Trisha Yearwood, Charley Pride, Willie Nelson and many more. 

The June Jam Foundation has raised $20 million for charities.

Pat Byington
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