WICHITA, Kan. -

Alan Jackson announced today that he will be returning to Hartman Arena for a very special concert to celebrate the Arena's 5th Anniversary on Thursday, May 1, 2014. Jackson was the first headliner to perform at Hartman Arena, and this time he's bringing special guest, Jamie Lynn Spears.

Tickets go on sale Monday, March 24 and start at $45. Show time is at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 1. Tickets can be purchased over the phone at 800-745-3000, at the Hartman Arena Box Office or at ticketmaster.com.

About Alan Jackson
Alan Jackson is one of the most successful and respected singer-songwriters in music.  He is in the elite company of Paul McCartney and John Lennon among songwriters who've written more than 20 songs that they've recorded and taken to the top of the charts.  Jackson is one of the 10 best-selling artists since the inception of SoundScan, ranking alongside the likes of Eminem and Metallica.  His current album, The Bluegrass Album, was released Sept. 24 and debuted #1 on Billboard's Bluegrass Albums Sales Chart and remained in the #1 position for over four months.

Jackson has sold nearly 60 million albums worldwide, topped the country singles charts 35 times, and scored more than 50 Top-10 hits.  He has written or co-written 24 of his 35 #1 hit singles.  Jackson is a 18-time ACM Award winner, a 16-time CMA Award recipient, a two-time Grammy-winning artist and a proud member of the Grand Ole Opry.  Jackson's songwriting has earned him the prestigious ASCAP Founders Award and an induction into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame as a 2011 Songwriter/Artist inductee.