Posts tagged "George Strait"

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

George Strait Adds Additional 2017 Las Vegas Dates

George Strait will continue his run of 2 Nights of Number 1’s in Las Vegas with several additional weekends of dates in 2017.

Lauren Laffer • April 25, 2017

Teen With Hearing Loss Meets George Strait Before Going Deaf

“When we got up there, I shook his hand and he we got an autograph and took pictures,” Chase told a local news station of his meeting with Strait. 

Lauren Laffer • April 12, 2017

Ed Sheeran Hopes to Achieve ‘George Strait’s Level’ of Touring Someday

“I want to do stadiums everywhere,” he told Rolling Stone in a recent interview. “Like George Strait’s level.”

Lauren Laffer • March 8, 2017


The Writers Round with Jessie Jo Dillon

This month, Jessie Jo Dillon sheds some light into her life as a songwriter as well as shares the stories behind some of her many hits.

Annie Reuter • February 28, 2017

Carly Pearce, Maddie & Tae and More Shine at Big Machine Label Group Luncheon

New faces lead the way throughout the Country Radio Seminar lunch, which gave way to a look at what tunes will soon be blasting through the speakers of every country radio listener.

Kelly Brickey • February 24, 2017

10 Country Love Songs for Valentine’s Day

We’ve compiled a list of 10 timeless country love songs just in time for Valentine’s Day.

Chuck Dauphin • February 13, 2017

George Strait Fan Receives the Surprise of a Lifetime Before Going Deaf

Thanks to Verizon Arena and Southwest Airlines, Chase Pair is ready for the trip of a lifetime.

Kelly Brickey • January 24, 2017