Montgomery Gentry Join List of Country Stars for George Jone’s Farewell Show
The end of a era is about here, as 2 King George's will bring an end to a touring career. George Strait will end his touring time this summer and George Jones will call it quits in November.
Montgomery Gentry, Kenny Rogers, Josh Turner and Dierks Bentley are the latest additions to the growing list of stars set to take stage for the final Nashville concert of George Jones career. Taking place at the Bridgestone Arena on Friday, November 22, the unforgettable show is going to be a star-studded event with already announced artists Charlie Daniels, Lorrie Morgan, Randy Travis, Jamey Johnson, and Gene Watson. Tickets for the Nashville finale are on sale.
George Jones, often referred to as the "the greatest living country singer" will mark the end of an era with his farewell tour titled "The Grand Tour". George is the #2 best-charting country artist of all time, with a list of hit songs since the ‘50s. He has 143 Top 40 hits, he's received two Grammy Awards, was a 2008 Kennedy Center Honor recipient. George is a Country Music Hall of Fame member and was presented with a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2012. For more information on George Jones, go to www.georgejones.com.
Of course, you don't need to wait that long or go that far to see Montgomery Gentry. They will be part of the Taste of Country Music Festival at Hunter Mountain, June 13-15. You can find out more and get your early Hawk (or bird) discounted tickets here.