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George Strait Farewell Tour 2013: Dates for 'Cowboy Rides Away' Tour [Full List]

George Strait, the "king of country," has announced his final farewell tour for 2013. The country music singer announced the news of his tour during a news conference at the Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum on Sept. 26.

By Heather Ericson, EnStars on Sep 27, 2012 01:28 PM EDT
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Singer George Strait performs at the 43rd Annual Academy of Country Music Awards show in Las Vegas
Singer George Strait performs at the 43rd Annual Academy of Country Music Awards show in Las Vegas, Nevada May 18, 2008. (Photo : REUTERS)

George Strait, the "king of country," has announced his final farewell tour for 2013. The country music singer announced the news of his tour during a news conference at the Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum on Sept. 26.

The King of Country will play his last tour at the age of 60, which will kick off in 2013. He is scheduled to play 21 dates in 2013 and 20 in 2014. The farewell tour will be called "Cowboy Rides Away."

"I just don't want to go to the point where I show up and nobody else does, you know?" Strait said before the announcement, according to CBC News. "It's been great. I've been doing it for 30-some odd years and I've loved it.. It's just the hectic part about touring and traveling and bam bam bam bam. I just feel like it's time for me to try something else."

Strait's music career kicked off in 1981 with the release of his first single. Since then, he has had 59 number-one hit singles, which is the highest for any artist in history. He has received numerous awards throughout his career, including being named 2000s Artist of the Decade by the Academy of Country Music Awards.

Strait's first U.S. concert of the "Cowboy Rides Away" tour will be in Lubbock, Texas in January 2013. See the complete list below.


1/18 - Lubbock, TX - United Sprint Arena
1/19 - Oklahoma City, OK - Chesapeake Energy Arena
1/25 - Salt Lake City, UT - EnergySolutions Arena
1/26 - Nampa, ID - Idaho Center
1/31 - Sacramento, CA - Power Balance Pavilion
2/01 - Fresno, CA - Save Mart Center
2/2 - Las Vegas, NV - MGM Grand Garden Arena
2/15 - Saint Paul, MN - Xcel Energy Center
2/16 - Grand Forks, ND - Alerus Center
2/22 - Buffalo, NY - First Niagara Center
2/23 - Hartford, CT - XL Center
3/01 - Knoxville, TN - Thompson-Boling Arena
3/02 - Lexington, KY - Rupp Arena
3/17 - Houston, TX - Reliant Stadium
3/22 - Greenville, SC - Bi-Lo Center
4/05 - Albuquerque, NM - Pit Arena
4/06 - Las Cruces, NM - Pan American Center
4/12 - North Little Rock, AR - Verizon Arena
4/13 - New Orleans, LA - New Orleans Arena

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