George Strait announces '08 tour
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George Strait announces '08 tour

Monday, October 1, 2007 – George Strait will hit the road in the new year with a three-month tour starting in Austin. Little Big Town will open the gigs.

For the past several years, Strait has launched a tour starting early in the year.

"We have been so fortunate over the past couple of years to tour with some amazing artists," says Kimberly Roads of Little Big Town. "But to be invited to share the stage with an entertainer like George Strait who never fails to give fans what they want year after year, show after show and hit after hit, is truly an honor. He has the career we all strive for."

A total of 17 shows was announced, starting Jan. 10 in Austin and ending March 7 in Lubbock, Texas.


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