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Country music lost a legend earlier this year. The country community will honor George Jones on November 22 in Nashville. What was to be the final show of his career before retirement, more than 70 acts will take the stage at the Bridgestone Arena for the concert, dubbed Playin’ Possum: The Final No Show.

George Strait, Miranda Lambert, Eric Church, Blake Shelton, Reba McEntire and Alabama were originally announced as part of the lineup last month. Now the event has added many more acts spanning every genre, including Alan Jackson, Brad Paisley, Emmylou Harris, Kid Rock, Megadeth, and Country Music Hall of Famers Bobby Bare and Brenda Lee, in addition to surprise guests.

“I am so excited how this show has evolved and I will be forever grateful to the artists that are coming to honor George,” Jones’ wife, Nancy Jones, said in a press release.  “The evening might be long, but I don’t think people will be upset as they will witness the best musical tribute Nashville has ever seen with so many artists performing George Jones songs.”

The show is sold out, but special VIP packages are available at George Jones’ website. Complete lineup for Playin’ Possum: The Final No Show below.

Alabama
Alan Jackson
Baillie & the Boys
Big & Rich
Bill Anderson
Blake Shelton
Bobby Bare
Brad Paisley
Brenda Lee
Chad Warrix (Halfway to Hazzard)
Charlie Daniels
Collin Raye
Craig Morgan
Dailey & Vincent
Daryle Singletary
Dierks Bentley
Eddy Raven
Emmylou Harris
Eric Church
Eric Lee Beddingfield
Gary Morris
George Strait
Greg Bates
Gretchen Wilson
Jamey Johnson
Janie Fricke
Jeanne Pruett
Jeannie Seely
Jessi Colter
Jett Williams
Jim Ed Brown
Jim Lauderdale
Jimmy C. Newman
Jimmy Wayne
John Conlee
John Michael Montgomery
Josh Turner
Kathy Mattea
Kentucky Headhunters
Kid Rock
Larry Gatlin
Lee Ann Womack
Lee Greenwood
Leona Williams
Lisa Matassa
Little Jimmy Dickens
Lorrie Morgan
Lynn Anderson
Mandy Barnett
Mark Collie
Martina McBride
Megadeth
Miranda Lambert
Montgomery Gentry
The Oak Ridge Boys
Pam Tillis
Patty Loveless
Ray Stevens
Reba McEntire
Rodney Atkins
Ronnie McDowell
The Roys
Sam Moore
Shooter Jennings
Stonewall Jackson
Suzy Bogguss
T. Graham Brown
Tanya Tucker
Teea Goans
TG Sheppard
Thompson Square
Tracy Lawrence
Travis Tritt
Vince Gill

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