Alabama, Thomas Mac, 7 p.m. Aug. 13, Wind Creek Steel Stage at PNC Plaza, SteelStacks. Gates open at 6 p.m. Alabama, founded in 1969 in Fort Payne, Ala., is a country-rock band. The band is: Randy Owen, lead vocals, rhythm guitar; his cousin Teddy Gentry, bass, backing vocals, and cousin, Jeff Cook, lead guitar, fiddle, keyboards. They started out as Wild Country, playing summers at a bar in Myrtle Beach, S.C., changing the group’s name to Alabama in 1977. The group’s biggest success was in the 1980s, with more than 27 No. 1 hits and seven multi-platinum albums. Alabama’s first single, “Tennessee River,” began a streak of 21 No. 1 singles, including “Love in the First Degree” (1981), “Mountain Music” (1982), “Dixieland Delight” (1983), “If You’re Gonna Play in Texas (You Gotta Have a Fiddle in the Band)” (1984) and “Song of the South” (1988). The band has charted 43 No. 1 singles. Alabama disbanded in 2004 and reunited in 2010. The group had its 50th anniversary tour in 2019. Alabama has sold more than 80 million albums.