Country icon Kenny Rogers takes Final World Tour to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on May 31
From a press release:
It was announced today that Grammy Award-winning country music superstar Kenny Rogers will bring his Final World Tour: The Gambler’s Last Deal to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Thursday, May 31 at 7:30 p.m., with special guest Linda Davis, as part of the Wells Fargo Concerts and Comedy series.
Tickets, which are $55, $80, and $105, go on sale this Friday, March 23 at 10 a.m. and can be purchased at the Kirby Center box office (71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre), online at kirbycenter.org, and by phone at 570-826-1100. A Kirby Member pre-sale begins Wednesday, March 21 at 10 a.m.
Country Music Hall of Fame member Kenny Rogers has enjoyed great success during his storied career of nearly six decades, which will be celebrated during his Final World Tour: The Gambler’s Last Deal.
The enduring country and pop icon has endeared music lovers around the globe with his amazing songs, heartfelt performances, distinctive voice, gift for storytelling, and universal appeal.
The first country artist to consistently sell out arenas, Rogers has played to millions of fans around the world, performing songs from his long list of hits which comprise 24 No. 1s, including “The Gambler,” “Lucille,” “Coward of the County,” “Lady,” “Islands in the Stream,” “She Believes in Me,” “We’ve Got Tonight,” “Daytime Friends,” “Through The Years,” “You Decorated My Life,” and “Buy Me a Rose.”
Incredibly, Rogers has charted a record within each of the last seven decades. He has sold more than 120 million albums worldwide, making him one of the Top 10 bestselling male solo artists of all time, according to the RIAA.
Rogers has won many awards for his music and charity work, including three Grammy Awards, 19 American Music Awards, 11 People’s Choice Awards, eight Academy of Country Music Awards, and six Country Music Association Awards, including the CMA Lifetime Achievement Award in 2013.
Rogers was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2013. In 2015, he was awarded the CMT Artist of a Lifetime Award and, in 2016, he received the Tony Martell Lifetime Entertainment Achievement Award from the TJ Martell Foundation.