Gary Allan to perform at Stephens Auditorium in Ames

The concert announcements in Central Iowa keep rolling in, a country music superstar Gary Allan will perform at Stephens Auditorium on Oct. 1 at 8 p.m. Tickets will go on sale to the public Friday, July 16 at 10 a.m. and will be $39, $49, $59 & $99 plus fees. Tickets will be available at the Iowa State Center Ticket Office on July 16 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. and can also be purchased at

Allan re-signed with Universal Music Group Nashville in 2016, the label home for the entirety of his 20 career. He is currently finishing up work for his upcoming EMI Nashville release. His last album, “Set You Free,” topped the Billboard 200 (Pop Chart), a career first for Allan. The album also made its debut at the top of the Billboard Country Album chart (for the fourth time in a row) and produced his fifth #1 country radio chart topper with “Every Storm Runs Out Of Rain.”

The California native released his first album, “Used Heart for Sale,” in 1996 and since then has released eight additional studio albums selling over 7 million albums, been certified platinum on three back-to-back albums, and been certified gold five times. Allan has five #1 hits at country radio, fourteen Top 10 hits to his credit and amassed over 270 million total streams. He’s described as “dark and dreamy” in Entertainment Weekly, “soulful and rough around the edges” in Playboy and deemed a “maverick” by Rolling Stone. He has sold out venues as a headliner from NY to LA, appeared on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Late Show with David Letterman, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Live with Kelly and Michael and Jimmy Kimmel Live. He has also landed on the covers of Country Weekly, Pollstar and People magazine.