Dolly Parton, Reba McEntire, Chris Stapleton and more will pay tribute to the late Kenny Rogers with a star-studded concert special on CBS.
The two-hour Blackbird Presents special, dubbed Kenny Rogers: All In For The Gambler, will honor and celebrate the life of Country Music Hall of Fame icon Kenny Rogers. The televised tribute concert was recorded in 2017 at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena prior to the country legend’s death.
Kenny Rogers: All In For The Gambler will air on Thursday, September 23 at 9/8c and will feature tribute performance, emotion-filled messages and more in front of Rogers as he announced his retirement as he took to the stage for one of the final times.
In addition to Parton, McEntire and Stapleton, Lady A, Idina Menzel, Lionel Richie, Little Big Town and more will also appear. Performing some of Rogers’ iconic hits, including “The Gambler,” “Lady,” “She Believes in Me,” “Through the Years,” “Lucille,” “We’ve Got Tonight” and many more.
“Kenny Rogers’ enormous impact on Country music was matched only by the love all the artists and fans showed Kenny on this incredible night. We are so thrilled to share this special with his friends, family and fans all around the world as he will remain forever in our hearts,” Executive Producers Keith Wortman and Ken Levitan said in a press release.
Rogers died last year at the age of 81.