YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WYTV) – Country Music Hall of Famer Kenny Rogers is bring his final world tour to Stambaugh Auditorium in Youngstown on Thursday, September 15.
The Gambler’s Last Deal, with special guest Linda Davis, will be the final tour for a career spanning nearly six decades.
Rogers’ career includes 24 No. 1 hits, including “The Gambler,” “Lucille,” “Coward of the County,” “Ruby, Don’t Take Your Love to Town,” “Lady,” and “We’ve Got Tonight.” He has sold more than 120 million albums worldwide and received three Grammy Awards, 19 American Music Awards, 11 People’s Choice Awards, eight Academy of Country Music Awards, six Country Music Association Awards, CMA’s Lifetime Achievement Award (2013) and the CMT Artist of a Lifetime Award (2015).
His hit song, “The Gambler,” made him a TV star when it became a TV movie starring Rogers as the title character. The movie’s success spawned four follow-ups, which attracted more than 100 million viewers nationwide. Rogers has also published several books, including his autobiography, “Luck or Something Like It – A Memoir,” which made him a New York Times best-selling author in 2012.
Of his final tour Rogers said, “I’ve been so lucky to have enjoyed such a long career and to have such amazing support from my fans and all who have helped me along the way, but there comes a time when I need to focus on spending time with my family.”
Tickets for this show go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, May 13 through the Florence and Ward Beecher Box Office at Stambaugh Auditorium. The box office is open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.
For tickets, you can also call 330-259-0555 or go to stambaughauditorium.com.