George Strait Sells Out Staples Center, Reveals Select Opening Performers

Los Angeles show featuring Martina McBride sells out in nine minutes.

photo by Jill Trunnell/EB Media PR

Did you get a ticket to George Strait's February 8 show at Los Angeles’ Staples Center? If you did, get ready to enjoy the King of Country Music with 17,178 other fans because the show sold out in just nine short minutes!

Although it isn't the first show on the final leg of The Cowboy Rides Away Tour, it was the first to go on sale and fans were obviously anxious to secure tickets. Martina McBride is on the bill with George for this show, as well as the February 7 show in Phoenix, Ariz., but other country stars, including Jason Aldean, Chris Young and Vince Gill will join him on other dates. Tickets for the following shows go on sale October 4.

The Cowboy Rides Away Tour 2014
DateLocationVenueOpening Act
January9CenturyLinkBossier City, La. 
 10Frank Erwin CenterAustin, TexasJason Aldean
 17CenturyLink CenterOmaha, Neb.Eric Church
 18Sprint CenterKansas City, Mo. 
 30SAP CenterSan Jose, Calif. 
 31Valley View Casino CenterSan Diego, Calif.Miranda Lambert
February1MGM Grand ArenaLas Vegas, Nev. 
 7US Airways CenterPhoenix, Ariz.Martina McBride
 8Staples CenterLos Angeles, Calif.Martina McBride
 14The Palace of Auburn HillsAuburn Hills, Mich.Little Big Town
 15Nationwide ArenaColumbus, OhioLittle Big Town
 28Wells Fargo ArenaPhiladelphia, Pa.Martina McBride
March1Prudential CenterNewark, N.J.Martina McBride
 7KFC Yum! ArenaLouisville, Ky. 
 8Allstate ArenaChicago, Ill.Vince Gill
 21Bridgestone ArenaNashville, Tenn. 
 22Philips ArenaAtlanta, Ga.Sheryl Crow
April4Intrust Bank ArenaWichita, Kan. 
 5Pepsi CenterDenver, Colo.Merle Haggard & Lee Ann Womack
 11The Moda CenterPortland, Ore.Chris Young
 12Tacoma DomeTacoma, Wash. 
 18Wells Fargo ArenaDes Moines, Iowa 
 19BOK ArenaTulsa, Okla. 
May23LSU Tiger Stadium Bayou Country SuperfestBaton Rouge, La. 
 31Gillette StadiumFoxborough, Mass. 
TBD AT&T StadiumDallas, Texas 

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