Family of George Jones Establishes Scholarship at MTSU in His Honor

Nancy Jones, the wife of George Jones, announced Monday that her family has established a scholarship fund at Middle Tennessee State University with the hope that it will become a living memorial to the country legend. Nancy made the announcement at a ceremony in Nashville to unveil a monument erected in honor of George Jones, [...] Read More

Rights to George Jones’ Life Story Acquired by 28 Entertainment

28 Entertainment has acquired the story rights to George Jones and his wife Nancy for a feature film about the life and career of one of country music’s most legendary artists. The project, written by Dennis L. Baxter and produced by Dennis and 28 Entertainment’s Jay Hoffman and Brian A. Hoffman, depicts George’s life as [...] Read More

Randy Travis Releases Heartfelt Tribute to George Jones

Randy Travis has released “Tonight I’m Playin’ Possum,” a heartfelt tribute to the late George Jones. Recorded by Randy and Joe Nichols, it is the first single from Randy’s new album, expected to be released this fall. The track is available on iTunes. “It was an honor when I received a request to record this [...] Read More

George Jones’ Final Nashville Concert To Take Place As A Tribute Show

The show will go on. George Jones’ final Nashville concert, which was set for November 22 at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena, will continue as planned, now as a tribute to George who died April 26 at the age of 81. Stars Remember George Jones » George’s Life in Pictures » “Everyone has been asking if we [...] Read More

George Jones’ Funeral to Be Held Thursday, Open to the Public

George Jones’ funeral will take place Thursday May 2 at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville. Open to the public, services will begin at 10 a.m. A private visitation for family, friends and fellow performers will take place on Wednesday. George passed away Friday, April 26, at the age of 81. Stars Remember George [...] Read More