News

George Strait, Miranda Lambert sign on for Jones’ tribute concert

George Strait, Miranda Lambert sign on for Jones’ tribute concert

George Jones died at the age of 81. The country music legend had hits spanning four decades. Photo: Associated Press/AP File Photo

Country stars George Strait and Miranda Lambert are among those who have signed on for the sold-out tribute show to the late George Jones, who died earlier this year.

Billboard.com is reporting that Strait and Lambert will join other country crooners including Alan Jackson, Charlie Daniels and the Oakridge Boys for the tribute.

Jones, who had No. 1 hits in four decades, died at the age of 81 on April 26.

The concert is scheduled for Nov. 22 in Nashville.

Recent Headlines

in Local Sports

Dempsey, Chandler score as US beats Guatemala 4-0

clint dempsey concacaf twitter

Clint Dempsey converted a penalty kick in his return from a suspension for a confrontation with a referee, Timmy Chandler scored his first international goal and the United States routed Guatemala

in Sports

Oilers sign Connor McDavid to 3-year, entry-level contract

conner mcdavid twitter

The Edmonton Oilers have agreed to terms with center Connor McDavid on a three-year, entry-level contract.

in Local Sports

AP source: Knicks agree to deal with center Robin Lopez

Portland Trail Blazers' Robin Lopez (42) reaches over San Antonio Spurs' Danny Green (4) for a rebound during the first half of Game 1 of a Western Conference semifinal NBA basketball playoff series, Tuesday, May 6, 2014, in San Antonio.

Lopez will leave the Portland Trail Blazers to fill the open spot in the middle for the Knicks

in Sports

Day five at Wimbledon

wimbledonserena

Serena Williams had a tough time but advanced while Novak Djokovic cruised to an easy win.

in Sports

AP sources: Mavericks, DeAndre Jordan agree to 4-year deal

DeAndre Jordan twitter

DeAndre Jordan has chosen the Mavericks over the Los Angeles Clippers in what turned into a tense boom-or-bust wait for Dallas in pursuit of the free-agent center.