Alabama Has Partnered with Just Breathe 815

Rockford, IL, October 4, 2018 - BMO Harris Bank Center has partnered with Just Breathe 815 to collect donations on Oct. 12, 2018 outside the BMO Harris Bank Center box office during the Alabama concert. Please help us provide warmth for the individuals in need in our area. We are looking for Coat donations for teens and young adults from ages 13-24 to help them stay warm this winter.

Just Breathe 815
Just Breathe 815 is a 501(c)(3) non profit organization based in Rockford, IL. The goal of the program is to provide homeless youth and students in need with access to clothing, hygiene products and meals. In addition, to provide teens. In addition, to provide teens with the opportunity to have social, academic, and basic needs met in a safe welcoming and non-judgmental environment that will strive to provide immediate and short term responses to those needs.

If you’d like to donate clothing or get your business involved in the effort, contact Just Breathe 815 at justbreathe815@gmail.com. The Wares and their team, which includes, Sharde Calloway and Dawn Dickson Cunningham, have been shouldering all of the costs. Just Breathe 815 also is in need of financial donations.

More special guests Restless Heart
One of the most successful careers in Country Music history, placing over 25 singles on the charts – with six consecutive #1 hits, the Restless Heart’s, joins Alabama’s stop at the BMO Harris Bank Center in Rockford, IL on Friday, October 12! Tickets for the concert are available at Ticketmaster.com, BMO Harris Bank Center box office, by phone at 815-968-5222.

John Dittrich, Greg Jennings, Paul Gregg, Dave Innis, and Larry Stewart – the men who make up Restless Heart have enjoyed one of the most successful careers in Country Music history, placing over 25 singles on the charts – with six consecutive #1 hits, four of their albums have been certified Gold by the RIAA, and they have won a wide range of awards from many organizations – including the Academy of Country Music’s Top Vocal Group trophy. Those stats aside, Innis feels that their career goes much deeper than that.

ALABAMA is the band that changed everything. They brought country music to the mainstream and from side stage to the main stage. ALABAMA introduced rock style guitars, lights, pyrotechnics and sounds to the country audience. While their music continues to stand the test of time, their numbers and stats are beyond compare. The band has sold over 80 million albums and charted 43 #1 singles including 21 #1 singles in a row, a record that will likely never be surpassed in any genre. They have won over 178 CMA Awards, Grammy Awards, ACM Awards and counting. They’ve earned 21 Gold ®, Platinum ® and Multi-Platinum ® Albums and were named the RIAA's Country Group of the Century. They are members of the Country Music Hall of Fame and have a start on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. They are also world-class philanthropists who have raised over 250 Million dollars for charity.

ALABAMA continues to perform to legions of loyal fans, selling out venues night after night. They were honored with the ACM Career Achievement Award at the Ryman Auditorium in the Fall of 2015 and were named “Album Of The Year” at the 2015 Dove Awards for ANGELS AMONG US” HYMNS & GOSPEL FAVORITES.

After 49 years ALABAMA continues to thrill fans as The Hits Tour 2018 Rolls On through the US and Canada. ALABAMA is and always will be the greatest country band in American history.

ALABAMA will perform Friday, October 12, 2018 at 8 pm at the BMO Harris Bank Center. Tickets to the show will go on sale Friday, July 20 at 10 am CT on Ticketmaster.com, by phone at (815) 968-5222 or at the BMO Harris Bank Center Box Office.