Sakamoto Agency is proud to represent “The Legend of George Jones – featuring Duane Steele”; a special tribute to the man considered to be the greatest country singer of all time. Channeling the very essence of George Jones, award-winning singer/songwriter and #1 hit-maker Duane Steele and his band will take you on a multi-media journey of Jones’ incredible life through stories and songs. In a career that lasted more than 50 years, “the Possum” evolved from a young honky-tonker into a cultural icon, as he recorded almost 150 albums and became the symbol of traditional country music. His music continues to inspire artists of all genres. Steele sings the hits of Jones that spanned five decades from his duets with Tammy Wynette, to the No.1 country song of all time “He Stopped Loving Her Today”. You’ll also hear the stories of Jones’ life that echoed the country songs he sang – filled with success, failure, hard drinking and heartbreak. The Legend of George Jones is a must-see show for Jones fans and country fans alike. ABOUT DUANE STEELE: Duane Steele is among Canada’s top country recording artists and songwriters with a professional career dating back to 1984. The multi-award winning artist has released five studio albums and one greatest hits album, and has charted multiple singles on the Canadian country singles charts, including the Number One hit “Anita Got Married”. Duane has toured the world headlining his own shows and opening for some of the hottest acts in country music including Shania Twain, Terri Clark, Trisha Yearwood and Sammy Kershaw. Duane’s pure vocals and authentic country sound make him the ideal artist to pay tribute to the legendary George Jones.
“A Great Night of Stories and Songs” – CTV Television “Wow, incredible show!” – CFCW Radio “Authentic. Emotional. It really shows the genius of George Jones” – I Heart Radio