George Strait, Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert, more added to George Jones tribute
George Strait, Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert are among the latest superstars added to the sold-out Nashville tribute to the late George Jones, which was originally slated to be his final career performance.
A star-studded roster will pay tribute to the country icon with a Nov. 22 show at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena. That event was originally set to be the final stop on Jones' career-ending "Grand Tour" and had sold out prior to his death in late April.
Eric Church, Reba McEntire and Alabama will also join the Nov. 22 lineup, which includes previously-announced acts Alan Jackson, Dierks Bentley, Travis Tritt, Tanya Tucker, Josh Turner, The Oak Ridge Boys, Charlie Daniels, Jamey Johnson, Montgomery Gentry and Sam Moore. Others are expected to be added, according to a press release.
"I am thrilled and honored that so many of George's friends are coming to what would have been his last concert, but is not a fitting tribute," Jones' widow Nancy said in a press release. "George loved these artists and before passing had actually wrote letters to almost all of them."