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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.

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