The Jacksons, The Unity Tour 2012, is set to take the Ryman stage July 10, 2012. Tickets go on sale Friday, April 13 at 10:00 a.m. and will be available here.
Adored by millions of fans the world over, the Jacksons forever changed the landscape of popular music. When siblings Jackie, Jermaine, Marlon, and Tito Jackson rose to fame with their late brother Michael in the 1970s, they instantly became an unstoppable global sensation. The Jacksons’ unique brand of soulful pop-funk, their lengthy catalogue of hits, and their impeccable live performances have made them one of the most beloved musical acts of all time.
Idols unlike any other in music history, the Jacksons redefined, reinvented, and reinvigorated popular music as we know it. Classic #1 hits such as “ABC,” “I Found ThatGirl,” “I Want You Back,” and “I’ll Be There,” catapultedthe group to superstardom. With nine #1 hits and 14 Top 10 hits, the group has certainly left it mark on the charts. These timeless tracks remain every bit as infectious, incomparable, and iconic today as when they were first released.
Not only did the Jackson 5 become the first group ever to have their first four singles hit #1 on the Billboard Charts,which brought them international notoriety. “I’ll Be There” remains the best selling single in Motown history. The Jacksons were formally inducted into the Rock n’ Roll Hall of Fame in 1997 and were the youngest group ever to receive that honor. They have had the honor of performing for the Queen of England three times as well as meeting and performing for Presidents, dignitaries, and various Heads of State throughout the globe.
The Jacksons last toured together, in support of their album Victory, in 1984. The Jacksons’ Victory tour was the first of its kind and drew over 2.5 million people to Stadiums across America to see their performances. Now, for the first time in nearly three decades, the group will be back on stage together for the hotly-anticipated Unity Tour 2012. The group will embark on a worldwide series of shows this summer, beginning in the U.S., playing the hits from all the eras of their celebrated career: They will perform their universally beloved hits from the Jackson 5, the Jacksons, and Jermaine Jackson’s solo career.
The Jacksons signature sun-drenched harmonies, energetic stage presence, and roster of smash hits have left an indelible mark on popular music: the name ‘The Jacksons’ is known around the world, and they remain the biggest-selling family in music of all time. Celebrate their extraordinary career and witness music history firsthand this summer when the Jacksons reunite for the Unity Tour 2012.