The Herald Banner, Greenville, TX

January 28, 2013

The Possum's farewell tour comes to Greenville

By BRAD KELLAR
Herald-Banner Staff

GREENVILLE — Tickets are still available for a local appearance by a country music legend, who is making his farewell tour.

George Jones is scheduled to appear in Greenville next month, in a concert presented by the Greenville Municipal Auditorium and the United Way of Hunt County.

One of the best known and respected names in country music, “The Possum” has racked up scores of hits during a 35-year career and was recently presented with a  Lifetime Achievement Award by the Grammys.

The concert, included as part of Jones’ “The Grand Tour”, is also set to include a performance by Six Market Blvd.

Jones is scheduled to appear on Friday, February 22. Tickets are $45-$65 and are available for purchase through the Greenville Municipal Auditorium web site at www.showtimeatthegma.com.