George Strait Announces Stadium Concert With Chris Stapleton and Little Big Town
George Strait is reuniting with Chris Stapleton and Little Big Town for what is sure to be an unforgettable concert….
Chris Stapleton and George Strait; Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for George Strait
George Strait is reuniting with Chris Stapleton and Little Big Town for what is sure to be an unforgettable concert.
Announced Tuesday (Jan. 21), the “King of Country Music” will headline Minneapolis’ U.S. Bank Stadium on Aug. 22 with special guests Stapleton and LBT. Tickets for the must-see event go on sale Friday, Jan. 31 at 10 am CT.
The three acts last shared the stage at the 2018 Bayou Country Superfest where they entertained a sold-out crowd at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
Along with the special stadium concert, Strait also announced plans to return to the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on August 28 and 29 to continue his “Strait To Vegas” residency. Joining the legendary country star will be singer/songwriter Caitlyn Smith.
George Strait, who recently earned his 100th entry on the Billboard Country Airplay chart, has 60 No.1 singles to his name and is the only artist in history to have a Top 10 hit every year for over three decades.
Fans can find details regarding tickets on his official website.
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