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Kenny Rogers’ Farewell Concert to Feature Final Duet With Dolly Parton + Performances by Little Big Town, Alison Krauss & More

Kenny Rogers’ Farewell Concert to Feature Final Duet With Dolly Parton + Performances by Little Big Town, Alison Krauss & More

Kenny Rogers’ 60-year career will be capped with a farewell concert at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on Oct. 25. The showcase, dubbed All In For The Gambler: Kenny Rogers’ Farewell Concert Celebration, will feature the final duet by Kenny and Dolly Parton, one of country music’s most beloved tandems. The concert will also feature performances by…MORE

Check Out 40 Performance Pics From the Randy Travis Tribute Concert, Including Garth Brooks, Travis Tritt, Alabama, Wynonna, Kenny Rogers & More

Check Out 40 Performance Pics From the Randy Travis Tribute Concert, Including Garth Brooks, Travis Tritt, Alabama, Wynonna, Kenny Rogers & More

1 Night. 1 Place. 1 Time: A Heroes & Friends Tribute to Randy Travis took place last night (Feb. 8) at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena and it featured more than 30 performers, including Garth Brooks, Wynonna, Jeff Foxworthy, Alison Krauss, Ben Haggard, Neal McCoy, Phil Vassar, Travis Tritt, Alabama, Kenny Rogers, Rodney Atkins, Chris Janson, Jamey…MORE

Check Out the Set List as More Than 30 Country Stars Gather to Pay Tribute to Randy Travis

Check Out the Set List as More Than 30 Country Stars Gather to Pay Tribute to Randy Travis

1 Night. 1 Place. 1 Time: A Heroes & Friends Tribute to Randy Travis took place tonight (Feb. 8) at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena and it featured more than 30 performers, including Garth Brooks, Wynonna, Jeff Foxworthy, Alison Krauss, Ben Haggard, Neal McCoy, Phil Vassar, Travis Tritt, Alabama, Kenny Rogers, Rodney Atkins, Chris Janson, Jamey Johnson,…MORE

Everything You Need to Know About Tonight’s “Smoky Mountains Rise” Telethon: Who, What, When, Where to Watch?

Everything You Need to Know About Tonight’s “Smoky Mountains Rise” Telethon: Who, What, When, Where to Watch?

What Is It: Smoky Mountains Rise is a three-hour telethon broadcast to raise money for the Dollywood Foundation’s My People Fund to benefit those affected by the Sevier County, Tennessee, wildfires. When: Tuesday, Dec. 13, 8 p.m–11 p.m. EST. Who’s Performing: Dolly Parton, Reba McEntire, Kenny Rogers, Alison Krauss, Chris Stapleton, Hank Williams Jr., Alabama,…MORE

In Honor of Labor Day, the 40 Hardest Working Songs in Country Music History: #21–30

In Honor of Labor Day, the 40 Hardest Working Songs in Country Music History: #21–30

It’s time to clock in—we’ve got the 40 Hardest Working Songs in Country Music. Today, Aug. 31, we’re featuring #21–30. Country music throughout the decades has not only embraced its working class roots, it’s made a point to praise them. Yes, work is tough, as Merle Haggard wrote in “Workin’ Man’s Blues” or as George…MORE

Gambler’s Glory

Gambler’s Glory

Happy birthday to the beautifully bearded-one, Mr. Kenny Rogers. The Gambler turns 78 years old today (Aug. 21). Currently, the Country Music Hall of Famer is on the final leg of his Farewell World Tour.MORE

Kenny’s Christmas

Kenny’s Christmas

Kenny Rogers, who is currently on his Farewell World Tour, recently announced that his 35th annual Christmas & Hits Tour will kick off on Nov. 25. The Christmas program will also be his final holiday tour. It features Linda Davis and wraps up on Dec. 23.MORE

Big Gamble

Big Gamble

On June 16, 1978, Kenny Rogers recorded his signature song “The Gambler” at Nashville’s Jack Clement Studios. Kenny released the song five months later in November. By December 16, “The Gambler” was on the top of the charts, where it remained for three weeks.MORE

Kenny Rogers: The Gambler’s Last Deal Tour

Kenny Rogers: The Gambler’s Last Deal Tour

Kenny Rogers’ the Gambler’s Last Deal Tour with Linda Davis: May 13 / Mahnomen, Minn. / Shooting Star Casino May 14 / Red Wing, Minn. / Treasure Island Resort & Casino May 15 / Clear Lake, Iowa / Surf Ballroom May 21 / Rochester, N.Y. / Kodak Center for Performing Arts May 22 / Montclair, N.J.…MORE

Kenny Rogers: Against All Odds

Kenny Rogers: Against All Odds

Originally published in the June 27, 2000 issue of Country Weekly magazine. Kenny Rogers is leaning back on a plush, animal-print couch in the living room of his palatial home in Alpharetta, Ga., just outside Atlanta. He’s tanned, fit and smiling. Small wonder. The biggest gamble of his life just paid off with a No.…MORE

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ACM Awards

ACM Awards

The Academy of Country Music announced that the 55th ACM Awards will air live on Sept. 16 at 8 p.m. ET on CBS. photo by AFF-USA.com