The Walker Center proudly presents Jimmy Fortune on Thursday, February 24, 2022.  Doors open at 7:00 p.m. and the show starts at 7:30 p.m.  This event is sponsored by Hampton Inn of Wilkesboro and Holiday Inn Express of Wilkesboro.

After The Statler Brothers retired on October 26, 2002, Jimmy Fortune seized the opportunity to launch a solo career to share new music with his fans. His first solo CD, “When One Door Closes”, was released August 2003 on Audium/Koch. He released a gospel album, “I Believe”, in June 2005; a Christmas CD, “Feels Like Christmas”, in 2006; a live concert DVD in 2007; a country CD, “Windows”, in 2009; “Lessons” in 2012, and “Hits and Hymns” CD and DVD through Gaither Music Group in 2015 which debuted at #10 Billboard Country Album, #1 Southern Gospel, and #6 Billboard Contemporary Christian. The DVD debuted at #1 on Billboard Music Video charts. In 2017 he recorded a compilation of his favorite songs called “Jimmy Fortune Sings The Classics” on the Gaither Music label. Jimmy is currently living in Nashville, writing, touring, and recorded a new project for Gaither Music called “God and Country” that was released in May of 2019.

Tickets are $39.00. Taxes and fees will apply. For more information, or to purchase tickets, contact the Walker Center Box Office at 336-838-6260 or  Visit the Walker Center online at or on Facebook.

The John A. Walker Community Center is dedicated to being this region’s primary venue for cultural experience and to serving as the preferred gathering place for meetings, receptions, conventions, banquets and parties for our community.

The Walker Center and Wilkes Community College are 100% Tobacco Free.