Kenny Rogers farewell concert adds Reba McEntire, Chris Stapleton and more to lineup


BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene

Kenny Rogers’ farewell concert has a new injection of star wattage.

Reba McEntire, Chris Stapleton, Lady Antebellum and Wynonna Judd have been added to the lineup for “All In For The Gambler: Kenny Rogers’ Farewell Concert Celebration.

The show takes place Oct. 25 at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville with previously noted performers Little Big Town, Alison Krauss, The Flaming Lips, Idina Menzel, Jamey Johnson, Elle King and, taking the stage with Rogers one final time, Dolly Parton.

A final block of tickets are on sale now at www.ticketmaster.com and 1-800-745-3000 (if you’re in the Nashville area, the box office is selling as well). A portion of the proceeds will benefit the T.J. Martell Foundation and the Kenny Rogers Children’s Center.

The show, which was announced last month, marks the close of Rogers’ 60-year career. His final Atlanta performance took place in June 2016.

Follow the AJC Music Scene on Facebook and Twitter.


Reader Comments


Next Up in Atlanta Music Scene

Chrissy Teigen's dad shows his love with a tattoo of her face for her birthday
Chrissy Teigen's dad shows his love with a tattoo of her face for her birthday

As a birthday present, Chrissy Teigen's dad got a tattoo. That's not at all an unusual way to mark the years.  But this tattoo was of Teigen's face on his arm for her 33rd birthday. The former model and entrepreneur was thrilled. She captioned an Instagram post in all caps, "MY DAD GOT A TATTOO OF ME FOR MY BIRTHDAY."...
Those vintage ceramic Christmas trees you kept might be worth money now
Those vintage ceramic Christmas trees you kept might be worth money now

Ceramic Christmas trees were big in the 1960s and ‘70s. Now, those retro trees are making a comeback.  Vintage lifestyle expert Bob Richter told Today Home the trees spike in popularity every year around Christmas. They’re small, no-fuss, easy Christmas decorations. “People put them on top of the television, back when the...
Irreversible muscle damage linked to statins

Q: Several weeks ago, you wrote about the side effects of cholesterol-lowering statin medicines. According to the article, these drugs can attack muscle tissue, and the damage may be irreversible. That is what happened to me. I now need to use a cane when I walk, and I worry that someday I might need a wheelchair. I took statins for only a short time...
Where to find snow and fun near Atlanta this holiday season 
Where to find snow and fun near Atlanta this holiday season 

More than just a song about the ones you used to know, a white Christmas can be magical. Snowflakes create the chance for snowball fights, fireside romance and everything in between. Living in Georgia, though, means a winter wonderland isn't very likely – and you might be stuck in traffic anyway. Luckily, if you've got your two front teeth...
Venues offer programs, tools for kids with autism or sensory disorders
Venues offer programs, tools for kids with autism or sensory disorders

Debbie Newton wants her son, Dorian, to experience everything life has to offer — just like any other child. Movies. Plays. Children’s concerts. Even a visit with Santa. Those simple activities, though, can be challenging for parents of children with autism. Dorian, 6, was diagnosed with autism about six months ago. Two of Newton&rsquo...
More Stories