George Jones announces final Nashville concert

George Jones has died at 81.

The Tennessean

George Jones has died at 81.

NASHVILLE - George Jones will play his final concert on a Nashville stage next year.

The Country Music Hall of Famer will perform at Bridgestone Arena on November 22, 2013 as part of his 2013 farewell tour, dubbed "The Grand Tour." Jones, 81, announced the tour earlier this year, after being briefly hospitalized for an upper respiratory infection and canceling several concerts.

“It is tough to stop doing what I love, but the time has come,” Jones said in the tour's press release.

Tanya Tucker is the first special guest confirmed to perform at the concert.

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Comments » 1

WhitePineVol77 writes: think "no show Jones" will bother to show up?

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