Red Deer to welcome George Jones

Fans of country music legend George Jones are in luck.

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Fans of country music legend George Jones are in luck.

Tickets go on sale Monday May 11 at 10 a.m. for his Red Deer Show.

That show is at the Enmax Centrium Thursday Oct. 15 at 7:30 p.m.

Jones, now 75, had his first number one record 50 years ago with the rockabilly-flavored White Lightning. His classic 1980 rendering of He Stopped Loving Her Today was voted the number one Greatest Country Music Song of All Time in a nation-wide poll of country music radio listeners.

Jones continues to perform 100 concerts a year.

Tickets are $57.50 plus applicable service charges and are available at all Ticketmaster locations, at the Centrium box office, by calling 403-340-4455 or going online at www.ticketmaster.ca