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    Fri, 08 Feb 2013 14:07:58

    Country Legend George Jones Announces Final Nashville Show - It'll be November 22 and it's star-studded

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    • George Jones - NASHVILLE, TN - JULY 22: Recording Artist Sammy Kershaw and CMA's Tiffany Kerns attend Sammy Kershaw's 'Do You Know Me? A Tribute To George Jones' Album Release Party at CMA Office on July 22, 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee.
    • George Jones - NASHVILLE, TN - JULY 22: Country Music Hall of Fame member/songwriter Bobby Braddock and Recording Artist Sammy Kershaw attend Sammy Kershaw's 'Do You Know Me? A Tribute To George Jones' Album Release Party at CMA Office on July 22, 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee.

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    Country music icon George Jones has announced that the final Nashville concert of his career will be at the Bridgestone Arena on Friday, November 22, 2013.

    Although still 9 months away, the sure-to-be unforgettable show is already gearing up to be a star-studded event. Charlie Daniels, Lorrie Morgan, Randy Travis, Jamey Johnson, and Gene Watson are the first round of special guests that will join previously announced guest Tanya Tucker to help honor this legendary entertainer with special performances. More artists will continue to be announced.

    George Jones, often referred to as the "the greatest living country singer" will mark the end of an era with 2013's farewell tour titled "The Grand Tour." The tour is expected to make approximately 60 stops this year. "I Don't Need Your Rockin' Chair," "Who's Gonna Fill Their Shoes," "White Lightning" and "He Stopped Loving Her Today" will surely be part of each night's set list, along with plenty of guests and surprises.

    Tour Dates:

    02/22 – Greenville, TX – Greenville Memorial Auditorium
    02/23 – Forrest City, AR – East Arkansas Community College
    03/15 – Joliet, IL – Realto Square Theater
    03/16 – Muncie, IN – Emens Auditorium
    03/22 – Chattanooga, TN – Memorial Auditorium
    03/23 – Evansville, IN – The Centre
    04/05 – Fairfax, VA – Patriot Center
    04/06 – Knoxville, TN – Knoxville Coliseum
    04/19 – Atlanta, GA – Fox Theater
    04/20 – Salem, VA – Salem Civic Center
    04/27 – Huntsville, AL – Mark C. Smith Concert Hall
    05/17 – Charlottesville, VA – John Paul Jones Arena
    05/18 – Spartanburg, SC – Memorial Auditorium
    06/01 – North Tonawanda, NY – Riviera Theater
    06/02 – Lancaster, PA – American Music Theater
    08/02 – Columbus, OH – Ohio State Fair
    08/03 – Watertown, NY – Watertown Fairgrounds Arena
    09/13 – Biloxi, MS – IP Casino
    09/27 – Prior Lake, MN – Mystic Lake Casino
    09/28 – Milwaukee, WI – Potawatomi Casino
    10/11 – Branson, MO – The Mansion Theater
    10/25 – Mt. Pleasant, MI – Soaring Eagle Casino
    10/26 – Pikeville, KY – Eastern KY Expo
    11/09 – Grant, OK – Choctaw Event Center
    11/10 – Branson, MO – The Mansion Theater
    11/22 – Nashville, TN – Bridgestone Arena

    Anyone plan to check out George Jones' final tour?

    —Katie Sheehan
    02.08.13



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