Everything You Need To Know & How To Watch ‘Kenny Rogers: All In For The Gambler’ CBS Special

Tonight, Dolly Parton, Chris Stapleton, Idina Menzel, Lady A, Lionel Richie, Little Big Town and Reba McEntire will honor the life and legacy of late country music legend, Kenny Rogers during a two-hour, concert special dubbed Kenny Rogers: All In For The Gambler. Filmed in 2017 at…

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Andrew Wendowski is the Founder and CEO of Music Mayhem. As a 29-year-old entrepreneur, he oversees content as the Editor-In-Chief for the independent brand. Wendowski, who splits time between Philadelphia, Penn., and Nashville, Tenn., has an extensive background in multimedia. Before launching Music Mayhem in 2014, he worked as a highly sought-after photojournalist and tour photographer, collaborating with such labels as Interscope Records and Republic Records. He has captured photos of some of the biggest names, including Taylor Swift, Metallica, Harry Styles, P!NK, Morgan Wallen, Carrie Underwood, The Rolling Stones, Madonna, Shania Twain, and hundreds more. Wendowski’s photos and freelance work have appeared nationwide and can be seen everywhere from ad campaigns to various publications, including Billboard and Rolling Stone. When Wendowski isn’t running Music Mayhem, he enjoys spending time at concerts, traveling, and capturing photos.

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Posted on September 23, 2021

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Tonight, Dolly Parton, Chris StapletonIdina MenzelLady ALionel RichieLittle Big Town and Reba McEntire will honor the life and legacy of late country music legend, Kenny Rogers during a two-hour, concert special dubbed Kenny Rogers: All In For The Gambler.

Filmed in 2017 at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee, before Rogers’ passing, Kenny Rogers: All In For The Gambler will feature on-stage tributes, artists’ anecdotes and inspiring songs performed in front of the music icon himself, as he bid farewell to performing and announced his retirement.

Stapleton, Menzel, Lady A, Richie, Little Big Town and McEntire will sing some of Rogers’ greatest hits, such as “The Gambler,” “Lady,” “She Believes in Me,” “Through the Years,” “Lucille,” “We’ve Got Tonight” and more. While Rogers’ longtime friend and duet partner,  Parton, will take the stage to share touching memories and anecdotes about Rogers, before performing a series of songs that culminate in an emotional finale featuring Rogers himself. You can find a full song list of song’s being performed below.

Kenny Rogers: All In For The Gambler airs on Thursday, September 23 at 9/8c on CBS Television Network, and is available to stream live and on demand on Paramount+. The concert event is a production of Blackbird Presents. Keith Wortman is creator and executive producer, with Ken Levitan as an executive producer.

“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,” said Executive Producers Keith Wortman and Ken Levitan.

Songs Being Performed During The CBS Special
Chris Stapleton – “The Gambler”
Idina Menzel & Charles Kelley – “We’ve Got Tonight”
Lady A – “She Believes In Me” 
Lionel Richie – “Lady”
Little Big Town – “Through The Years”
Reba McEntire – “Reuben James”
Dolly Parton – “I Will Always Love You”
Kenny Rogers & Dolly Parton – “You Can’t Make Old Friends”
Kenny Rogers & Dolly Parton – “Islands In The Stream”

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Andrew Wendowski is the Founder and CEO of Music Mayhem. As a 29-year-old entrepreneur, he oversees content as the Editor-In-Chief for the independent brand. Wendowski, who splits time between Philadelphia, Penn., and Nashville, Tenn., has an extensive background in multimedia. Before launching Music Mayhem in 2014, he worked as a highly sought-after photojournalist and tour photographer, collaborating with such labels as Interscope Records and Republic Records. He has captured photos of some of the biggest names, including Taylor Swift, Metallica, Harry Styles, P!NK, Morgan Wallen, Carrie Underwood, The Rolling Stones, Madonna, Shania Twain, and hundreds more. Wendowski’s photos and freelance work have appeared nationwide and can be seen everywhere from ad campaigns to various publications, including Billboard and Rolling Stone. When Wendowski isn’t running Music Mayhem, he enjoys spending time at concerts, traveling, and capturing photos.

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