Posts tagged "George Strait"

Breaking: George Strait’s Drummer, Mike Kennedy, Killed in Car Accident

Kennedy was driving his GMC Sierra on I-40 in Wilson County when he hit a tractor-trailer before colliding with a pickup truck.

Alison Abbey • September 1, 2018

Producers Search to Fill George Strait Role in ‘Tennessee Whiskey: The Musical’

Fans interested in giving it a shot to earn a role in the forthcoming production can either audition online via video submission featuring a performance of one of Strait’s songs or at one of the national auditions being held this summer.

Kelly Brickey • May 30, 2018

George Strait Accepts 2018 Texan of the Year Award

George Strait humbly accepted the honor of 2018 Texan of the Year for his philanthropic deeds to serve his home state after Hurricane Harvey.

Lauren Laffer • March 27, 2018

George Strait Plans Last Two Shows of 2018 in Vegas

Joining Strait for his last big Vegas hurrah of the year will be Lyle Lovett and Robert Earl Keen.

Kelly Brickey • February 23, 2018

George Strait: Songs That Should’ve Been Singles

This month, we take a closer listen to George Strait’s back catalogue and find eight gems that warrant airplay.

Annie Reuter • December 20, 2017

George Strait Named 2018 Texan of the Year

Strait will be presented with his award on Thursday, March 22 at the New Braunfels Civic/Convention Center.

Lauren Laffer • December 4, 2017

Cam Greatly Admires George Strait: He’s ‘Such a Badass’

Cam returns to Vegas with Strait for the final dates of his 2017 residency on Dec. 8-9.

Cillea Houghton • November 24, 2017

Country Rising Benefit Raises More Than $4 Million for Hurricane, Las Vegas Victims

“I love getting up every day and playing music, and I’ll be damned if anybody out there will ever stop me from doing that,” said Aldean.

Lauren Laffer • November 14, 2017

George Strait-Owned Tapatio Springs Resort ‘Closed Indefinitely’ After Fire Destroys the Clubhouse

George Strait performed at the resort just one week prior to the fire.

Lauren Jo Black • November 5, 2017

Country Rising Benefit Adds Additional Show After Arena Sell-Out

The Country Rising Downtown Jam will feature artists like Jon Pardi, Carly Pearce, Chris Janson, Lindsay Ell and many more.

Kelly Brickey • October 23, 2017

George Strait Returning to Las Vegas for Limited Two-Night Engagement

Opening up for the superstar holds a prestigious honor, so Strait asked upon none other than Lyle Lovett and Robert Earl Keen to help him out.

Kelly Brickey • October 18, 2017

Carrie Underwood, Jason Aldean and More Sign On to Hurricane Relief Concert

Proceeds from the event will help aid the immediate and long-term needs of the victims affected by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Jose and Maria. 

Lauren Laffer • September 29, 2017

Tim McGraw and Faith Hill Added to ‘Hand in Hand’ Telethon Lineup

The country couple has joined the star-studded lineup to raise money for victims of the recent hurricanes.

Sydney Smith • September 11, 2017

George Strait to Host Hurricane Harvey Benefit in San Antonio

A performance from the San Antonio benefit concert will be aired live as a part of the star-studded Hand in Hand televised benefit.

Kelly Brickey • September 5, 2017

Cam Has a Plan to Win Over George Strait Fans During Las Vegas Residency Shows

How does a newcomer like Cam win over the legendary George Strait’s legions of dedicated fans? With a special cover song, of course!

Lauren Laffer • August 27, 2017

George Strait, Chris Stapleton Pay Tribute To Jerry Lee Lewis on Skyville Live

Strait kicked off the show with an energetic performance of “Great Balls of Fire.”

Lauren Laffer • August 25, 2017

George Strait, Thomas Rhett & More to Perform at 11th Annual ACM Honors

Awards will be presented during the 11th Annual ACM Honors at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, TN with the TV broadcast scheduled for a later date.

Lauren Laffer • August 11, 2017

Remember George Strait’s First No. 1 Single, ‘Fool Hearted Memory’?

“Fool Hearted Memory” was the first single released to radio from his sophomore album Strait From the Heart, the ten-track project that featured iconic hits “Amarillo by Morning,” “Marina Del Ray” and “A Fire I Can’t Put Out.”

Laura Hostelley • May 18, 2017

10 Essential George Strait Songs

With a catalog that includes sixty number one hits, what are some of your favorites? That’s a tough one to answer, but here’s a list of ten Strait classics that we definitely consider “essential.”

Chuck Dauphin • May 18, 2017

The 13 Best Country Songs For Your Summer Wedding

With sweet serenades from Keith Urban to beautiful ballads by Brett Eldredge, country music has got couples covered to create the ultimate wedding playlist.

Kelly Brickey • May 17, 2017