Brooks-Jones Duet Confirmed for Awards Show

Garth Brooks and George Jones will perform “Beer Run” Wednesday night (Nov. 7) on The 35th Annual CMA Awards, the Country Music Association confirmed Monday (Nov. 5). The duet appears on Jones’ recently released album, The Rock: Stone Cold Country 2001, and on Brooks’ upcoming release, Scarecrow, due Nov. 13. The CMA also has announced that Brooks & Dunn will open the show with their recent No. 1 hit, “Only in America.” Diamond Rio’s performance of “One More Day” will be set against a video backdrop of country music artists who have died over the past year and footage related to the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. The entire cast is being invited to participate in a patriotic tribute at the end of the awards. The show airs at 8 p.m. ET on CBS, broadcast live from the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville. 11/05/01