Jon Langston Covers Alan Jackson’s ‘Don’t Rock The Jukebox’

Rising Nashville star Jon Langston plays tribute to one of his musical heroes with his cover of Alan Jackson’s 90s hit single ‘Don’t Rock the Jukebox’.

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Rising Nashville star Jon Langston plays tribute to one of his musical heroes with his cover of Alan Jackson’s 90s hit single ‘Don’t Rock the Jukebox’.

Like Jackson, Langston also hails from George and cites Jackson not only as one of his childhood heroes but one of his biggest musical inspirations.

“When I was a kid, my granddaddy gave me my first country CD, Who I Am by Alan Jackson,” recalled Langston. “Alan Jackson is the reason I fell in love with country music.”

Jon Langston - Don’t Rock The Jukebox (Acoustic)

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To mark the anniversary of the original single topping the charts at No.1 on 6 July 1991, Langston also released an official music video for the tribute cover.

Langston and his band do a faithful acoustic rendition of the honky tonk hit, with some skilful solos and expert fretwork. Just as Jackson made strides as one of the leading new traditionalists of Nashville, Langston is one of most exciting new faces in Nashville, adding a gritty blues flavour to Top 40 country.

Growing up in Loganville, Georgia, just an hour from Alan’s hometown of Newnan, Langston wears his musical influences on his sleeve, and honed his songwriting skills under the guidance of his mentor Rhett Atkins.

Langston also debuted the official music video for his hit single ‘Dance Tonight’ on 26 June that’s quickly become a fan favourite during his live sets. Langston is currently on the road with Luke Bryan as part of his Sunset Repeat Tour, and just released his new single, ‘Now You Know’.

It was only six years ago that Langston was just a 20-something fan, watching Bryan’s show at his Farm Tour stop in Athens, Georgia. Now the 28-year-old singer-songwriter is opening the show and made Rolling Stone’s ‘10 New Country and Americana Artists You Need to Know’ this year.

Visit his official artist site for ticket details and check out his tour itinerary below.

Luke Bryan’s Sunset Repeat Tour & Jon Langston Dates

July 11: Saratoga Springs, NY
Jul 12: Canandaigua, NY
Jul 13: Wantagh, NY
Jul 14: Wantagh, NY
Jul 19: Orange Beach, AL
Jul 20: Orange Beach, AL
Jul 21: Brandon, MS
Jul 25: Pelham, AL
Jul 26: Atlanta, GA
Jul 28: The Landing At The Boathouse – Myrtle Beach, SC
Aug 01: Jacksonville, FL
Aug 02: Tampa, FL
Aug 03: West Palm Beach, FL
Aug 08: Bangor, ME
Aug 16: Iowa State Fair – Des Moines, IA
Aug 17: Maryland Heights, MO
Aug 18: Noblesville, IN
Aug 22: Fresno, CA
Aug 23: Wheatland, CA
Aug 24: Mountain View, CA
Aug 25: Stateline, NV
Aug 30: Marathon Music Works – Nashville, TN
Sep 05: Toronto, Ontario
Sep 06: Granite State Music Hall – Laconia, NH
Sep 07: Holmdel, NJ
Sep 08: Virginia Beach, VA
Sep 12: Bethel, NY
Sep 13: Jergel’s Rhythm Grill – Warrendale, PA
Sep 14: Cuyahoga Falls, OH
Sep 21: Bayou Stock – Sterlington, LA
Sep 26: Front Street Grill – Dardanelle, AR
Sep 28: Boondocks – Springfield, IL
Sep 28: Boondocks – Springfield, IL
Oct 10: Memphis, TN
Oct 11: The Signal – Chattanooga, TN
Oct 12: Raleigh, NC
Oct 23: Fort Wayne, IN
Oct 24: Elevation @ The Intersection – Grand Rapids, MI
Oct 25: Detroit, MI
Nov 04: The 2nd Annual Brantley Gilbert Cruise – Miami, FL
Nov 29: Chameleon Club – Lancaster, PA
Nov 30: The Dusty Armadillo – Rootstown, OH

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