Nashville, TN (September 1, 2011) – George Strait isn’t called King George for nothing…Year after year, night after night, when it comes to showing fans a good time whether it’s on the road or on the radio, Strait always delivers. And he’s doing it again. His 39th studio album HERE FOR A GOOD TIME is already receiving rave reviews before it’s release next week, the title track is on the brink of Top 10 at radio and his 2012 tour plans are underway.
The King of Country Music revealed he’s invited another award-winning superstar to join him on stage – Martina McBride. The tour will kick off late January. Cities and on-sale information will be announced soon.
“I love Martina. She’s been on our tours before and she’s great, “ commented Strait. “I’m really looking forward to the tour. Martina will definitely make it a special night.”
Strait’s current single, “Here For A Good Time” currently sits at #11 on the Billboard chart. The album Here For A Good Time will be in stores Tuesday, September 6. Strait co-wrote seven of the 11 tracks with his son Bubba and the legendary songwriter Dean Dillon.
George Strait has the most number one singles of any artist in history including Elvis (57 to date inclusive of all charts). He has sold nearly 69 million records and with 33 different platinum or multi-platinum albums has the most RIAA platinum certifications in country music and the third in all genres, behind The Beatles and Elvis Presley. Strait was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2006.
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Twin Lakes, WI (June 22, 2011) – In one month Twin Lakes, WI will become the premiere destination for country music fans, as Country Thunder 2011 kicks off on July 21st! With a stellar line-up including Rascal Flatts, Zac Brown Band, Lady Antebellum, Darius Rucker, Martina McBride, and more, it is gearing up to be the best year yet. Recent additions to the line-up include Her & Kings County, who will take the stage on Saturday at 1:00pm, and southern rockers Blackberry Smoke, and gritty songstress Sonia Leigh, who will both be joining the Zac Brown Band on Friday night.
Birmingham, AL (June 14th, 2011) – A line up of mostly Alabama native stars came together at Birmingham’s BJCC Arena on June 14th to raise money and spirits for those ravaged by recent tornados. On April 27th, over 75% of the state of Alabama was devastated by a bizarre and vicious series of storms.
Among the areas hit especially hard was Tuscaloosa. A remarkable video of that tornado is at the end of this posting.