George Strait showed himself to be king of the rodeo again. (Getty Images) George Strait’s performances have been rare since he retired from regular multiple-date touring five years ago, but he’s back on Hot Tickets this month. Two sold-out performances from March take the No. 1 and 2 spots on the largest capacity category, More Than 15,000. Much fanfare accompanied the King of Country for his top-ranked performance March 17 as he smashed his own attendance record at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, drawing 80,108 fans at NRG Stadium. The concert — the 30th of his career at the Houston event — racked up $12.6 million and marked the end of the annual rodeo, which kicked off Feb. 25. With special guests Lyle Lovett and Robert Earl Keen on the bill, Strait surpassed the attendance record he set during his last record-breaking stint at the rodeo in 2013. That […]
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