ALAN JACKSON TO JOIN GEORGE JONES FOR HIS FINAL PERFORMANCE
George Jones is excited to announce his dear
friends and fellow Grand Ole Opry members Alan Jackson, Travis Tritt and
other performers from his hit song “I Don’t Need Your Rockin’ Chair”
will join him onstage at his final show in Nashville, TN at the Bridgestone Arena November 22nd. Pam Tillis, Kathy Mattea, Tracy Lawrence, Patty
Loveless, Joe Diffie, Mark Chesnutt, and T. Graham Brown latest
additions to concert lineup. The event, which will soon be dubbed the
Country Music Event of the Year, has already announced Garth Brooks, Kid Rock, Kenny Rogers, Randy Travis, Dierks Bentley,
Charlie Daniels, Jamey Johnson, Montgomery Gentry, Shelby Lynne, Sam
Moore, Lorrie Morgan, The Oak Ridge Boys, Randy Travis, Tanya Tucker,
Josh Turner and Gene Watson as participating in the evening of music.
In addition, Brenda Lee, John Conlee, Lee Greenwood, Eddy Raven, The Roys, Janie Fricke, T.G. Sheppard, Dailey & Vincent, Gary Morris, Jessi Colter, Bobby Bare, Jim Ed Brown, Little Jimmy Dickens, Stonewall Jackson and more will all take the stage during the finale performance.
More stars are expected to be announced as performers gear up to pay tribute to one of the world’s most accomplished recording artists.
“Alan and Denise Jackson have been friends of Nancy and I for years, so this show wouldn’t be the same without him,” says George Jones. “I am also so grateful that my dear friend Garth Brooks is going to be on stage with me. I am not sure who will be crying more, me or him.”
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 44 stops this year. The icon’s hits, “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.