Eddie Vedder, Maren Morris, Brothers Osborne, and more are on tap to honor the late Leslie Jordan on Feb. 19 at the Grand Ole Opry during “Reportin’ For Duty: A Tribute To Leslie Jordan.”
The evening will feature intimate performances and stories with insights into some of Jordan’s lasting life lessons. The joyful evening will celebrate Jordan’s life, with some of his talented friends set to honor his legacy, including Brittney Spencer, Billy Strings, Lukas Nelson, Jake Wesley Rogers, Ashley McBryde, Fancy Hagood, Jelly Roll, Danny Myrick and Travis Howard.
Other friends making special appearances during the evening will include Jim Parsons, Anthony Mason, Mayim Bialik, Cheyenne Jackson, Max Greenfield, Margaret Cho, Robyn Schall, Leanne Morgan and more. The evening’s house band will feature the players who performed on Jordan’s 2021 debut album Company’s Comin’, including three ACM Instrumentalist of the Year winners.
Tickets go on sale Jan. 13, with pre-sale beginning Jan. 12. All proceeds from the event will benefit the EB Research Partnership, the largest global organization dedicated to funding research to treat and cure Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB) and a cause close to Jordan’s heart.
An actor, comedian, writer and singer who passed in 2022, Jordan’s notable TV roles included his Emmy Award-winning portrayal of Beverley Leslie on Will & Grace, as well as several characters in the American Horror Story franchise, and most recently in Fox’s Call Me Kat. In 2021, he also published his memoir How Y’all Doing? Misadventures and Mischief from a Life Well Lived.