Nashville, TN (Top40 Charts/ Webster & Associates)
With the SOLD OUT final concert already hosting top names in all genres of music including Garth Brooks, Kid Rock, Kenny Rogers, and Randy Travis
among others, 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. 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 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."
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.
Jones is the #2 best-charting country artist of all time, with a staggering list of hit singles since the '50s. The Beaumont, Texas
native also has 143 Top 40 hits to his name, has received two Grammy Awards, was a 2008 Kennedy Center Honor recipient, is a Country Music
Hall of Fame member, was presented with a GRAMMY® Lifetime Achievement Award in 2012 and holds a National
Medal of Arts medallion.
For more information on George
Jones, please visit www.georgejones.com