George Strait Reschedules Minneapolis & South Bend Stadium Shows

After being forced to postpone his upcoming stadium shows in South Bend, Indiana and Minneapolis, Minnesota, George Strait has revealed…


Lauren Jo Black

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May 14, 2020


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After being forced to postpone his upcoming stadium shows in South Bend, Indiana and Minneapolis, Minnesota, George Strait has revealed the new dates for the high-anticipated shows.

Initially set for Saturday, August 15, 2020, “Strait to South Bend” at Notre Dame Stadium will now take place on Saturday, August 7, 2021 with special guests Chris Stapleton and Brothers Osborne.

Additionally, the “King of Country Music” will bring his live show to U.S. Bank Stadium show in Minneapolis on Saturday, July 31, 2021. That show, which was originally scheduled for  Saturday, August 22, 2020, will feature special guests Chris Stapleton and Little Big Town.

Fans who previously purchased tickets for the show are being asked to hold onto them for the newly scheduled dates. Those who are unable to attend the rescheduled shows will be able to receive a refund at the original point of purchase within the next 30 days.

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Lauren Jo Black, a University of Central Florida graduate, has immersed herself in the world of country music for over 15 years. In 2008, she co-founded CountryMusicIsLove, eventually selling it to a major record label in 2015. Following the rebranding of the website to Sounds Like Nashville, Black served as Editor-in-Chief for two and a half years. Currently, she assumes the role of Editor-in-Chief at Country Now and oversees Country Now’s content and digital footprint. Her extensive experience also encompasses her previous role as a Country Music Expert Writer for and her work being featured on She’s been spotlighted among Country Aircheck’s Women of Influence and received the 2012 Rising Star Award from the University of Central Florida. Black also spent time in front of the camera as host of Country Now Live, which brought live music directly to fans in 2021 when the majority of concerts were halted due to the pandemic. During this time, she hosted 24 weeks of live concerts via Country Now Live on Twitch with special guests such as Lady A, Dierks Bentley, Jordan Davis, Brett Young, and Jon Pardi. Over the course of her career, she has had the privilege of conducting interviews with some of the industry’s most prominent stars, including Reba McEntire, Blake Shelton, Luke Combs, Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Lainey Wilson, and many others. Lauren Jo Black is a longtime member of the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music.