Country music superstar Kenny Rogers to perform in Abbotsford

Concert on Oct. 13 part of his Final World Tour

Country music legend Kenny Rogers performs in Abbotsford on Oct. 13.

Country music legend Kenny Rogers performs in Abbotsford on Oct. 13.

Country music legend Kenny Rogers is coming to Abbotsford in October as part of his Final World Tour: The Gambler’s Last Deal.

The show takes place Thursday, Oct. 13 at 8 p.m. at Abbotsford Centre.

The Grammy Award-winning singer and Country Music Hall of Famer will celebrate his storied career of nearly six decades.

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 number ones, 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.

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 best-selling male solo artists of all time.

He 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.

Tickets for his Abbotsford show go on sale starting this Friday, Aug. 12 at 10 a.m. at the venue box office, online at abbotsfordcentre.ca and ticketmaster.ca, all Ticketmaster outlets and by phone at 1-855-985-5000.

Prices range from $59.50 to $79.50 (plus fees and service charges).

 

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