After more than three decades of touring, country superstar Alan Jackson is embarking upon his farewell tour.

Jackson's "Last Call: One More for the Road Tour" has one Michigan stop currently listed among its itinerary dates: August 24 at Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids.

Alan Jackson Farewell Tour poster
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Why Is Alan Jackson Retiring?

At 65, Alan Jackson is considerably younger than many other hitmakers who continue to tour - Willie Nelson, Reba McEntire and Alabama among them.

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Jackson announced in 2021 that he had been diagnosed with Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease ten years prior. According to the Mayo Clinic, Charcot-Marie-Tooth is a "group of inherited disorders that cause nerve damage. This damage is mostly in the arms and legs (peripheral nerves). Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease is also called hereditary motor and sensory neuropathy."

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In an interview with NBC's Today show at the time, Jackson said, "I never wanted to do the big retirement tour, like people do, then take a year off and then come back. I think that's kinda cheesy," Jackson says. "And I'm not saying I won't be able to tour. I'll try to do as much as I can."

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Apparently the time has come. Jackson has had to cancel a number of shows here and there in the years since making his diagnosis public, and feels like now is the right time for him to begin his ride off into the sunset.

Get a Pre-Sale Code for Alan Jackson's Grand Rapids Show

Tickets for Jackson's Grand Rapids date officially go on-sale at 10am on June 7 at ticketmaster.com; however, dedicated fans can access a special pre-sale on June 6 from 10am to 10pm using the code 'LASTCALL'.

PICTURES: See Inside Alan Jackson's Spectacular Hilltop Estate

After selling their spectacular Southern manor home in 2010, Alan Jackson and his wife moved to to what might be an even more impressive mansion, if that's even possible. Their 5-bedroom, 8-bathroom, 22,012-square-foot estate in the same Nashville suburb of Franklin features bedrooms that are all well-appointed suites, while the formal dining and living areas are finished off with splendid arched doorways, oversized windows and elaborate woodwork. The residence also includes a bar, a media room and multiple indoor and outdoor fireplaces. It sold for $19 million in March of 2021.

Gallery Credit: Sterling Whitaker

26 Pictures of Alan Jackson Young

Alan Jackson is an institution in country music, with over 75 million records sold worldwide. He has had 66 songs appear on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart, and 35 number one songs in his career. He is also highly decorated, when it comes to awards and accolades. Jackson continues to perform and sell records to this day. Let's hop in the DeLorean and go back in time and see 26 pictures of Alan Jackson young.

Gallery Credit: Evan Paul

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