Legendary country singer George Jones will perform the final concert date of his career at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena on Friday, Nov. 22, 2013. The iconic country favorite will be joined by an all-star cast for his big send-off, and now Garth Brooks, Kid Rock, Shelby Lynne, the Oak Ridge Boys and Sam Moore have been announced for the historic event.
George Jones will cap his 58-year career as one of country music's most revered artists with a final performance on Nov. 22 at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena. Randy Travis, Jamey Johnson, the Charlie Daniels Band and Lorrie Morgan will share the stage with living legend for what's sure to be a historic event.
Legendary country singer George Jones has canceled another scheduled show due to illness. The entertainer's date on Friday (Nov. 2) at Shooting Star Casino, Hotel and Event Center in Mahnomen, Minn. will not go on as planned due to a virus Jones contracted.
Recently, rumors have been whirling about George Jones‘ ‘declining’ health, which has had fans anxious to hear the latest on Possum. An official release from the singer’s camp this week confirms that the legend is “alive and well, and happy to be touring.”
Here’s a bit of good news that has surfaced today (May 26) from George Jones‘ camp regarding his recent health scare. The legendary singer has been released from the hospital and is resting comfortably at home this Memorial Day weekend, thanks to the wonderful care he received from physicians this go around.
According to a statement from George Jones‘ publicist, the legendary country singer was admitted to a hospital in Nashville Monday afternoon (May 21). It hasn’t been a banner year for Jones, who has battled several upper respiratory issues this spring.
After suffering from an upper respiratory infection and canceling a number of his 2012 tour dates, George Jones has finally received some good news. On Memorial Day weekend, he can stop resting his vocal chords and return to the stage — and at the Loretta Lynn Ranch, of all places.
Because of his widely-known alcohol abuse problem, there was a time they called him "No Show Jones." He had a reputation of "forgetting" to show up for shows. But just this year George Jones was presented a Grammy Lifetime Achievement award -- pretty impressive.
George Jones and Glen Campbell will be honored with lifetime achievement awards next year. During a special ceremony on Feb. 11 — one day before the 2012 Grammy Awards, which will air on CBS — their contributions will be acknowledged by the Recording Academy in front of five other honorees and an invitation only crowd.
George Jones may be getting up there in age (he turned 80 in September), but he isn’t done hitting the road yet! The ‘Why Baby Why’ hitmaker just announced plans to tour North America through November 2012, touching some 35 cities over the next year.
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