1:20 am January 18, 2013, by Melissa Ruggieri
Last summer, George Jones announced he would quit touring at the end of his 2013 road trip.
That victory lap, dubbed “The Grand Tour,” will stop at the Fox Theatre at 7:30 p.m. April 19. Tickets are $42.75 and on sale at 10 a.m. Jan. 25.
The country music icon, known for his hits “White Lightning,” “He Stopped Loving Her Today” and “Who’s Gonna Fill Their Shoes,” started the 60-date tour last year.
Jones remarked at the time he announced the farewell run that, “It is tough to stop doing what I love, but the time has come.”
Plans are also still in the works for a Jones/Dolly Parton album.
Tickets can be purchased at the Fox box office, www.foxatltix.com or by calling 1-855-ATL-TIXX.
By Melissa Ruggieri, The Music Scene
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