Jason Aldean - Madison Square Garden
4 Pennsylvania Plaza - 866-858-0008
New York, NY 10001
Description: Aldean has consistently forged new directions since he rose to national prominence with his 2006 debut, "Hicktown." That song's power chords -- and his penchant for throwing a Guns N' Roses medley into his early concerts -- demonstrated his willingness to challenge the accepted boundaries of the country genre. Some of his subsequent hits -- particularly the farm-themed "Amarillo Sky," the pleading ballad "The Truth" and the million-selling sing-along "Big Green Tractor" -- cemented his country cred, in turn allowing him even more leeway for experimentation. "She's Country" adopted an in-your-face, AC/DC vibe. "Dirt Road Anthem" introduced Southern rap into mainstream country. And the Clarkson duet, "Don't You Wanna Stay," added a pop sheen to his career that hadn't been obvious before.