100,000 fans to join George Strait on final tour stop

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Six-time Grammy Award-winning group Asleep At The Wheel will open the show at AT&T Stadium, and country superstars Jason Aldean, Kenny Chesney, Eric Church, Vince Gill, Faith Hill, Alan Jackson, Miranda Lambert, Martina McBride and Lee Ann Womack will perform three songs each. Strait will perform a full set of his legendary career-making hits.
 
"Wow. To see this response from the fans to our final show is humbling and exciting at the same time," said Strait. "This is going to be an incredible night and I feel very blessed this holiday knowing how many of you we'll get to see next year on our final tour." 

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George Strait’s Vaqueros del Mar Invitational Golf Tournament and Auction Raises Record Funds for Military Servicemen and Women

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Newly crowned CMA Entertainer of the Year George Strait and Texas businessman Tom Cusick hosted the third annual Vaqueros del Mar Invitational Golf Tournament and Auction at Tapatio Springs Hill Country Resort & Spa in Boerne, Texas on Saturday, November 2 and Sunday, November 3. Strait and Cusick, who are joint owners of the resort and spa, first created the fundraiser in November 2011 to support wounded U.S. servicemen and women. This year's event benefited Feherty's Troops First Foundation, an organization that provides meaningful assistance to military members who have been wounded serving in Iraq or Afghanistan. 

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George Strait sells out Staples Center in 9 minutes

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Reigning "King of Country" George Strait will be holding court with 17,178 ticketholders during his highly-anticipated appearance at Los Angeles' STAPLES Center on February 8, 2014. The concert, which sold out within 9 minutes today, Friday, Sept. 27, was his first to go on sale and will be Strait's ninth stop during the last leg of his final, two-year The Cowboy Rides Away Tour.

Tickets for the following dates will go on sale beginning at 10:00 a.m. in the venue's respective local time zone on Friday, October 4:

  • January 17, 2014 CenturyLink Center│Omaha, Neb. – *With special guest Eric Church
  • January 31, 2014 Valley View Casino Center│San Diego, Calif. – *With special guest Miranda Lambert
  • February 7, 2014 US Airways Center│Phoenix, Ariz. – *With special guest Martina McBride
  • February 14, 2014 The Palace│Auburn Hills, Mich. – *With special guest Little Big Town
  • February 15, 2014 Nationwide Arena│Columbus, Ohio – *With special guest Little Big Town
  • March 22, 2014 Philips Arena│Atlanta, Georgia – *With special guest Sheryl Crow
  • April 5, 2014 Pepsi Center│Denver, Colo. – *With special guests Merle Haggard and Lee Ann Womack

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George Strait announces huge names to join him on 2014 leg of Cowboy Rides Away Tour



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So did you catch the news conference this morning that announced the final leg of George Strait's Cowboy Rides Away Tour?

If you did then here's the press release that came shortly after the conference. Jason Aldean, Eric Church, Sheryl Crow, Ronnie Dunn, Vince Gill, Merle Haggard, Miranda Lambert, Little Big Town, Martina McBride, Lee Ann Womack, and Chris Young were all announced as Special Guests on 2014 Tour Dates. 

Full press release: 

ARLINGTON, Texas – Musical icon George Strait has announced the dates for the second leg of his final two-year tour – The Cowboy Rides Away Tour. In a press conference streamed live on georgestrait.com from AT&T Stadium, home of the NFL's Dallas Cowboys, earlier today, Strait revealed the final 26 markets he will visit during the winter and spring legs of his 2014 tour. Additionally, Strait revealed he will have special guests on each tour weekend that will be matched with the corresponding tour date and market via a "tweet to unlock" campaign. Special guests will include Jason Aldean, Eric Church, Sheryl Crow, Ronnie Dunn, Vince Gill, Merle Haggard, Miranda Lambert, Little Big Town, Martina McBride, Lee Ann Womack, Chris Young, and more.

"The first leg of the tour earlier this year was very fun, but also very emotional," said Strait. "Every city and venue holds such great memories. I'm really looking forward to seeing our fans out on the road in 2014." 

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