Smokey Robinson, Tim McGraw, Chris Isaak, Darius Rucker, Billy Currington and Sheena Easton have now signed on to perform on the television special Kenny Rogers: The First 50 Years, joining previously announced guests Dolly Parton, Lionel Richie, Alison Krauss, Wynonna and The Oak Ridge Boys. The array of artists will perform, along with Rogers, and a few will host different segments of the show at the special taping on April 10th at the MGM Grand at Foxwoods in Ledyard, CT.
Parton, Richie, Krauss, Robinson, Isaak, Judd, The Oak Ridge Boys, Easton, original members of The First Edition and Rogers will perform live at the MGM Grand at Foxwoods. McGraw, Rucker and Currington will be performing for the show from remote locations.
Kenny Rogers: The First 50 Years, will celebrate Rogers’ stellar career and 50 years of making music. Shot in hi-definition, this special will find the viewer “visually surrounded and fully immersed” in the concert. Mark Lucas, who recently directed the concert films for Dave Matthews and Kings of Leon, will direct, and songwriter Monty Powell will serve as Musical Director. Details on the network airing the special, even more guest stars and other surprises will be announced leading up to the event.