Kenny Rogers Celebrates First 50 Years

From his years the rockabilly group The Scholars, to his time with the folk group The New Christy Minstrels, and then the country/rock outfit First Edition (later called Kenny Rogers and The First Edition), to his solo success in country music, Kenny Rogers is set to celebrate his iconic status in music.

He will celebrate by taping a television special, Kenny Rogers: The First 50 Years at the MGM Grand at Foxwoods on April 10, 2010. The show will be directed by Mark Lucas (Dave Matthews, Kings of Leon) and songwriter Monty Powell will serve as the Musical Director.

Several of Kenny's duet partners over the years are slated to attend the taping, including Dolly Parton, Lionel Richie, Alison Krauss, Wynonna, and The Oak Ridge Boys. Tickets go on sale for the taping on February 11, 2010 at 9:00am, and can be purchased at www.mgmatfoxwoods.com, or by calling Ticketmaster.

Comments

More News

Glen has been suffering from Alzheimer’s since 2011.
Kip gave Charles Kelley, Dave Haywood and Hillary Scott each a bottle of his or her favorite alcoholic beverage.
American Icons campaign raises money for veterans and military families.
Blake and Miranda fire back at endless divorce reports with sarcasm on social media.
Visits a fan in Columbus, Ohio, and documents it all on video.
Wednesday afternoon (April 16), Jason Aldean celebrated his 13th chart-topping single, “When She Says Baby,” with an invitation-only shindig at Nashville’s The Pour House.