George Strait has announced a special two-night stand with a pair of concert dates in his home state of Texas. The country legend is scheduled to perform back-to-back nights at Dickies Arena in Fort Worth on Friday, November 18 and Saturday, November 19, 2022.
Tenille Townes will join Strait as the opening act on both nights of the special event. Tickets for both Strait concerts in Fort Worth are scheduled to go on sale Friday, May 13 at 10 a.m. CT via Ticketmaster.com. American Express cardholders will have access to a special pre-sale that begins Wednesday, May 4 at 10:00 a.m. CT and runs through Thursday, May 12 at 10:00 p.m. CT.
More information on George Strait’s upcoming dates can be found on his official site.
Strait retired from touring after his massive two-year Cowboy Rides Away Tour, which kicked off January 18, 2013 with a show in Lubbock, Texas.
Strait continued touring in 2014, and he played the last tour date of his career on June 7, 2014, at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, joined by an impressive list of guest artists that included Martina McBride, Jason Aldean, Kenny Chesney, Eric Church, Ronnie Dunn, Vince Gill, Faith Hill, Alan Jackson, Miranda Lambert and Lee Ann Womack. He captured this sight for posterity in his The Cowboy Rides Away: Live from AT&T Stadium CDs and DVDs.
But although that marked the end of his touring days, the Country Music Hall of Famer continued to perform live for his fans as the mood hit him. In addition to his upcoming concert dates in Fort Worth, Strait extended his streak of Strait to Vegas performances at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas earlier in 2022, and he recently performed a one-night show of Strait to the Natural State at Little Rock’s Simmons Bank. Arena. Strait also played a return engagement at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo in March, marking his 31st performance at the event.
Look inside George Strait’s unique mansion: