Get ready for an unforgettable night of country music as some of the genre’s biggest stars come together to celebrate the enduring legacy of one of the most influential and beloved country artists of all time, George Jones. The all-star concert event, “Still Playin’ Possum: Music & Memories of George Jones,” is set to grace theaters nationwide on October 17 for one night only.
This exceptional tribute to George Jones, affectionately known as “The Possum,” promises a star-studded lineup that will make any country music fan’s heart sing. Some of the biggest names in the industry, including Brad Paisley, Dierks Bentley, Jelly Roll, Tanya Tucker, Travis Tritt, Jamey Johnson, Sara Evans, Sam Moore, Gretchen Wilson, Joe Nichols, Lorrie Morgan, Justin Moore, Aaron Lewis, Tracy Byrd, The Isaacs, Janie Fricke, T. Graham Brown, Tim Watson, Lisa Matassa, and Dillon Carmichael, will gather to honor the legendary artist and his timeless music.
The evening will feature special collaboration performances that are sure to be unforgettable, such as Wynonna teaming up with Jamey Johnson, Trace Adkins sharing the stage with The Isaacs, and Joe Nichols joining forces with Justin Moore. The audience will also be treated to a surprise appearance by the iconic Randy Travis and a remarkable duet between Blackberry Smoke’s Charlie Starr and Jamey Johnson. Further, a memorable collaboration between Tracy Lawrence and Tim Watson will captivate the crowd.
The grand finale of the night will see the talented Michael Ray, alongside Dillon Carmichael, Janie Fricke, and Tracy Byrd, performing the classic “I Don’t Need Your Rockin’ Chair.”
George Jones’s contributions to country music are immeasurable. Over his career, he sold over 20 million albums, was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame, became a member of the prestigious Grand Ole Opry, and received the Kennedy Center Honors, National Medal of the Arts, and a Grammy Lifetime Achievement award. His music climbed the charts 14 times, and he amassed an incredible 143 Top 40 hits, solidifying his place as one of the greatest country singers of all time.
This special tribute concert, “Still Playin’ Possum: Music & Memories of George Jones,” will take audiences on a journey through George Jones’s remarkable career and the unforgettable music that continues to resonate with fans old and new. The event, presented in association with Fathom Events, was filmed during a sold-out show at the Von Braun Center in Huntsville, Alabama, on April 25, 2023. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to honor the enduring legacy of George Jones, a true country music legend. Tickets are available for purchase, so be sure to secure your spot for an evening of incredible music and cherished memories.
You can purchase tickets through the Fathom Events website and at the box offices of participating theaters. Please note that the list of participating theaters may change; for an up-to-date list, please visit fathomevents.com.
Watch the “Still Playin’ Possum: Music & Memories of George Jones,” Trailer Below: