GEORGE STRAIT ANNOUNCES 2014 DATES FOR FINAL LEG OF THE COWBOY RIDES AWAY TOUR

 

 

Jason Aldean, Eric Church, Sheryl Crow, Ronnie Dunn, Merle Haggard, Miranda Lambert, Little Big Town, Martina McBride, Lee Ann Womack, and Chris Young Announced as Special Guests on 2014 Tour Dates

 

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, 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.”

 

George Strait fan club members will have an opportunity to purchase tickets during a pre-sale period beginning at 10 a.m. in the venue’s respective time zone on Tuesday, September 24. Additionally, American Express® Cardmembers can purchase tickets before the general public.

Tickets available to the general public will go on sale in select markets beginning Sept. 27 at 10:00 a.m. (time zone restraints apply) at www.georgestrait.com.

THE COWBOY RIDES AWAY – 2014 TOUR DATES

January 9, 2014           CenturyLink│Bossier City, La.

January 10, 2014         Frank Erwin Center│Austin, Texas

January 17, 2014         CenturyLink Center│Omaha, Neb.

January 18, 2014         Sprint Center│Kansas City, Mo.

January 30, 2014         SAP Center│San Jose, Calif.

January 31, 2014         Valley View Casino Center│San Diego, Calif.

February 1, 2014          MGM Grand Arena│Las Vegas, Nev.

February 7, 2014       US Airways Center│Phoenix, Ariz.

February 8, 2014          Staples Center│Los Angeles, Calif.

February 14, 2014        The Palace of Auburn Hills │Auburn Hills, Mich.

February 15, 2014        Nationwide Arena│Columbus, Ohio

February 28, 2014        Wells Fargo Arena│Philadelphia, Pa.

March 1, 2014             Prudential Center│Newark, N.J.

March 7, 2014             KFC Yum! Arena│Louisville, Ky.

March 8, 2014             Allstate Arena│Chicago, Ill.

March 21, 2014                        Bridgestone Arena│Nashville, Tenn.

March 22, 2014                        Philips Arena│Atlanta, Ga.

April 4, 2014               Intrust Bank Arena│ Wichita, Kan.

April 5, 2014               Pepsi Center│Denver, Colo.

April 11, 2014             MODA Center│Portland, Ore.

April 12, 2014             Tacoma Dome│Tacoma, Wash.

April 18, 2014             Wells Fargo Arena│Des Moines, Iowa

April 19, 2014             BOK Arena│Tulsa, Okla.

May 23, 2014              LSU Tiger Stadium Bayou Country Superfest │Baton Rouge, La.

May 31, 2014              Gillette Stadium │ Foxborough, Mass.

TBD                            AT&T Stadium │Dallas, Texas

 

Strait, who recently renewed his record deal with MCA Records during a celebration at Nashville’s Schermerhorn Symphony Center, will continue to record new music and play select dates around the country following the completion of the tour. The Cowboy Rides Away Tour will offer fans a final opportunity to see Strait’s live show filled with hits from throughout his remarkable career, including many of his 60 No. 1 hits (more than any other artist in any genre).

Additionally, Strait will receive Billboard’s Legend of Live Award in November in a ceremony in New York City. This is the magazine’s most coveted touring award, and he is the first country music artist to achieve this honor.

 

For more information on George Strait and for tour updates, please visit www.GeorgeStrait.com or follow Strait on Facebook and Twitter @georgestrait.