George Strait Adds Date to the Cowboy Rides Away Tour
Fans hoping to see George Strait during his farewell the Cowboy Rides Away Tour are now getting one more chance. The singer has added one more show, on June 5 in Hidalgo, Texas.
The reigning ACM Entertainer of the Year may be retiring from life on the road, but he isn’t about to stop making music. Strait, who just inked a new deal with his longtime label, MCA Records, says he still plans on recording several more albums.
“It wasn’t an easy decision to make,” he says of his decision to come off the road. “I’ve lost a lot of sleep over it, but I feel like I’m not really retiring. I’m just not going to tour. One point I want to get across to everybody is that I’m still going to make records and I may still do some events. It’s not the last time I’m onstage. It’s been a part of my life for too long to quit everything. I have done it since the ’80s, and I think it’s time now to maybe see if I can live without that part.”
Strait’s final show, which sold out in one day, will include performances by Jason Aldean, Kenny Chesney, Eric Church, Vince Gill, Faith Hill, Alan Jackson, Miranda Lambert, Martina McBride, Ronnie Dunn and Lee Ann Womack
Tickets for the June 5 concert will go on sale on May 2 at 10AM ET. Purchase tickets here.