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Over 12,000 fans will enjoy the once-in-a-lifetime experience, as music greats from multiple genres will take the stage to bid farewell to one of the greatest living country singers of all-time. The Nov. 22 show at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena will host the cream of the crop in country musical guests, including Dierks Bentley, Garth Brooks, Charlie Daniels, Montgomery Gentry, Lorrie Morgan, The Oak Ridge Boys, Kenny Rogers, Randy Travis, Tanya Tucker and Josh Turner.
"I am overwhelmed with emotion that the fans have already sold out this show," says George Jones.
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 Beaumont, Texas native also has 143 Top 40 hits to his name. Jones is the #2 best-charting country artist of all time.
More talent is to be announced on Thursday morning.
Monday, March 4 2013, 06:02 AM CST
Man charged with faking marriage to visit inmate
May 22, 2013 13:32 GMT
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) -- Washington County authorities say a man faked a marriage certificate so he could visit a woman held in the Johnson City Detention Facility.
The Johnson City Press (http://bit.ly/14QBr9L ) reports investigators discovered the ruse after the May 14 visit by 32-year-old Robert S. Hicks of Elizabethton. Hicks was arrested Tuesday on a charge of criminal simulation. He was jailed at the Washington County Detention Center in lieu of $10,000 bond, pending a court appearance Wednesday.
Information from: Johnson City Press, http://www.johnsoncitypress.com
Asia stocks rise as Fed official backs easy policy
BANGKOK (AP) -- Asian stock markets were mostly higher today after investor confidence was boosted by a Federal Reserve official's comments that the U.S. central bank should stick with its super-easy monetary policy.
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LOS ANGELES (AP) -- From bikinis to Hawaiian shirts -- it's time to gear up for the beach.