Thursday, 17 November 2016

George Strait set to return to Las Vegas in 2017 for 2 Nights Of Number 1’s


Strait adds four weekends in 2017 following his sold-out Strait to Vegas 

exclusive concert series; tickets on sale Friday, Dec. 2
Strait to live-stream from Texas tonight with live concert beginning at 7 p.m. CT via
Strait Out of the Box: Part 2 available at Walmart and Friday, Nov. 18

SAN ANTONIO, Texas – Just hours prior to a rare album release show live-streamed from his home state of Texas in support of his forthcoming Strait Out of the Box: Part 2 three-disc collection today, “King of Country Music” George Strait announced that he will be returning to Las Vegas for four additional weekends at T-Mobile Arena in 2017. Billed as 2 Nights of Number 1’s, the limited engagement with back-to-back nights of straight No. 1's will showcase live performances of Strait’s unparalleled 60 No. 1 hits plus fan favorites over each weekend, with GRAMMY-nominated country singer / songwriter Cam joining as support.
Tickets for all dates will go on sale Friday, Dec. 2 at 10 a.m. PT via

The all-new 2017 shows follow Strait’s wildly popular, sold-out Strait to Vegas exclusive concert series at T-Mobile Arena, which is nearing the wrap of its first year of worldwide exclusive engagements with a pair of shows on Friday, Dec. 2 through Saturday, Dec. 3 and previously announced and sold-out 2017 shows Friday, Feb. 17 through Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017.

Upcoming dates for 2 Nights of Number 1’s are as follows:

Friday, April 7, 2017
Saturday, April 8, 2017
Friday, July 28, 2017
Saturday, July 29, 2017
Friday, Sept. 1, 2017
Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017
Friday, Dec. 8, 2017
Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017

Strait has once again teamed up with CID Entertainment to offer VIP Experiences and travel packages for his 2017 shows. VIP package amenities range from a professional photograph in front of Strait's iconic stage to admission to a private exhibit showcasing the life and career of George Strait. Travel packages bundle show admission with hotel accommodations and more. Additional details are available at

Many of the songs that Strait will be performing during 2 Nights of Number 1’s are also featured on Strait Out of the Box: Part 2, available this Friday, Nov. 18 exclusively at Walmart and
** UK FANS ** Strait Out Of The Box Part 2 [3xCD US Exclusive] Product Code: 000020161110
Check on Availability at Smart Choice Music (US Import Price £26.99)

The three-disc, 56-track collection spans 20 years of Strait’s remarkable career from 1996 to 2016 and offers fans two new songs with “Kicked Outta Country” and “You Gotta Go Through Hell,” both of which Strait co-wrote. For more information, visit or
Photo credit for all images: Erika Goldring for MCA Nashville

Back where it all began, George Strait returned to New Braunfels' Gruene Hall Wednesday night (Nov. 16.) and performed a nearly two-hour set in celebration of Strait Out of the Box: Part 2. 

Taking the stage just after 7 p.m., The King of Country Music with his band, The Ace in the Hole Band, kicked off the surprise performance with "Here For A Good Time," a song Strait co-wrote with his son, Bubba Strait, and Dean Dillon.
As awareness of the surprise show grew, a frenzy erupted in the historic township with fans flocking to the dancehall to see and hear Strait through the dusty side screens of Gruene Hall.

About George Strait
George Strait is the undeniable “King of Country Music.” His music career spans more than 30 years; includes 60 No. 1 singles, more than any other artist in any genre; and boasts 33 platinum or multi-platinum-selling albums, more than any country artist and third across all genres behind only the Beatles and Elvis Presley. Strait is the only act in history to have a Top 10 hit every year for over three decades and has sold nearly 70 million albums and earned more than 60 major entertainment industry awards.

Strait, whose name has become synonymous with “real country” since his 1981 debut, was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2006. He has since released five more albums, including the GRAMMY Award-winning Troubadour and his latest chart-topping release, Cold Beer Conversation. In 2014, he shattered the North American indoor concert attendance record by drawing 104,793 concertgoers to his The Cowboy Rides Away Tour finale at AT&T Stadium in Dallas. Strait performed six sold-out shows at T-Mobile Arena in 2016 as part of his Strait to Vegasexclusive concert series, extending his limited engagement into 2017 over four weekends with 2 Nights of Number 1’s.

About T-Mobile Arena
T-Mobile Arena, the new 20,000-seat venue located on the Las Vegas Strip between New York-New York and Monte Carlo, opened April 6, 2016. The arena will host more than 100 events annually including major headline entertainment, awards shows, UFC, boxing, basketball and other sporting events, family shows and special events. T-Mobile Arena will welcome a National Hockey League expansion team in the fall of 2017 – Las Vegas’ first professional sports team. The city’s newest landmark features 50 luxury suites, more than two dozen private loge boxes, complete broadcast facilities, and other specially designed exclusive hospitality offerings and fan amenities destined to create a guest experience second to none. Toshiba Plaza, an adjacent two-acre outdoor entertainment space, features performance stages, a variety of video screens and other interactive content and display areas. Industry-leading architect Populous designed T-Mobile Arena to meet the U.S. Green Building Council’s standards for LEED® Gold Certification. T-Mobile Arena is a privately funded joint venture between AEG and MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM).  For more information, visit the T-Mobile Arena website at

About CID Entertainment
CID Entertainment develops and operates fan-focused VIP and travel experiences at a wide array of events, including Coachella, Bonnaroo, Desert Trip and The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, and with touring artists such as Luke Bryan, The Killers, Kelly Clarkson, Phish, Muse and Metallica. Founded in 2007, CID Entertainment creates packages that include pre-show parties, meet & greets, premium viewing, transportation and/or lodging accommodations. In 2015, the company launched an ambitious series of destination concert events at a luxury beach-front resort in Mexico. A division of CID Entertainment, CID Presents seamlessly integrates concert and travel logistics into unparalleled music destination events where everyone is a VIP. These fully immersive experiences include Luke Bryan’s Crash My Playa, Phish: Riviera Maya, Los Muertos con Queso and Dave Matthews and Tim Reynolds Riviera Maya.

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