GEORGE JONES’ STAR-STUDDED FAREWELL CONCERT: SOLD OUT

03/04/13

It’s shaping up to be the event of the year. And now Country Music Hall of Famer George Jones’ final Nashville show is sold out.

The Nov. 22 concert, which takes place at Bridgestone Arena, is officially a sell-out at 12,000-plus seats, Jones’ publicist Kirt Webster announces this morning.

“I am overwhelmed with emotion that the fans have already sold out this show,” Jones said in a statement. “I never thought so many fans and friends would want to come see me at this age. Hell, I didn’t even think I would be alive at this age, yet alone doing my final show.”

The show already has attracted a guest roster of Dierks Bentley, Garth Brooks, Charlie Daniels, Jamey Johnson, Kid Rock, Shelby Lynne, Montgomery Gentry, Sam Moore, Lorrie Morgan, The Oak Ridge Boys, Kenny Rogers, Randy Travis, Tanya Tucker, Josh Turner and Gene Watson.

More performers are expected to be announced Thursday. Watch here at Tennessean.com/music for more details – and for a contest in which The Tennessean will give away two tickets to the sold-out show.

Jones, 81, announced his final tour last August. “It is tough to stop doing what I love, but the time has come,” he said in a statement at the time. Jones’ “The Grand Tour” ends with the Nashville show.

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GARTH BROOKS, KID ROCK, SAM MOORE, SHELBY LYNNE AND THE OAK RIDGE BOYS JOIN GEORGE JONES FOR HIS FINAL NASHVILLE CONCERT

02/26/13

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2013
AT NASHVILLE’S BRIDGESTONE ARENA

The mega-stars continue to lineup for George Jones’ final concert, which is set for Friday, November 22, 2013 at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena. Garth Brooks, Kid Rock, Shelby Lynne, The Oak Ridge Boys and Sam Moore are the latest acts announced for the historic event.

The celebrity packed lineup also includes Dierks Bentley, Charlie Daniels, Jamey Johnson, Montgomery Gentry, Lorrie Morgan, Kenny Rogers, Randy Travis, Tanya Tucker, Josh Turner and Gene Watson. More stars are expected to be announced as performers gear up to pay tribute to one of the world’s most accomplished recording artists.

“Being joined by so many incredible singers while doing what I love will be truly heartwarming,” says George Jones. “It’s shaping up to be more than I expected or could have ever imagined,” he adds.

Tickets for the Nashville finale are available at all Ticketmaster locations.

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.

DIERKS BENTLEY, JOSH TURNER, MORE JOIN FINAL GEORGE JONES CONCERT

02/20/13

By Eric Parker
MusicRow

Montgomery Gentry, Kenny Rogers, Josh Turner, and Dierks Bentley are the latest additions to the ever-growing list of guests to take the stage with George Jones for his final Nashville concert.

Taking place at the Bridgestone Arena on Nov. 22, the show has previously announced artists Charlie Daniels, Lorrie Morgan, Randy Travis, Jamey Johnson and Gene Watson.

“I am excited that my friends all want to be with me on this show,” says Jones. “This is sure going to be a fun and emotional night with lots of memories, friends, and great country music.”

Tickets for the Nashville finale are currently on sale at all Ticketmaster locations.

Jones will mark the end of an era with 2013’s farewell tour titled The Grand Tour, expected to make approximately 44 stops.

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THE GRAND TOUR MERCHANDISE HAS ARRIVED!!!

02/08/13

George Jones’ ‘The Grand Tour’ merchandise has arrived and is available for purchase on George’s online shop. This merchandise commemorates George Jones’ 2013 Grand Tour, which will be the last tour of his incredible career.






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GEORGE JONES’ FINAL NASHVILLE SHOW GETS ALL-STAR LINEUP

02/07/13

By Jessica Nicholson
MusicRow.com

George Jones‘ final Nashville concert of his career will take place at the Bridgestone Arena on Nov. 22, as part of his 2013 farewell tour titled The Grand Tour. Though the performance is still several months away, it is already slated to have an all-star lineup of supporters and performers. Charlie Daniels, Lorrie Morgan, Randy Travis, Jamey Johnson and Gene Watson will join previously announced guest Tanya Tucker to help honor the legendary performer.

More artists have yet to be announced. Jones is expected to make approximately 60 stops as part of The Grand Tour.

Tickets for the Nashville finale are currently on sale at all Ticketmaster locations.

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