George Strait announces 2019 performance at Houston Rodeo

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HOUSTON -- The "King of Country Music" has announced that he will be performing in Texas next year.

In a release from the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo it was announced that George Strait will be performing in 2019.

The performance itself is scheduled to take place on March 17, 2019.

“We are extremely excited to welcome George Strait back to the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo,” said Joel Cowley, Rodeo president and CEO. “George has a long history with the Rodeo, first taking the stage back in 1983. He’s been with us through many of our major milestones during the past three decades, has entertained more than 1.5 million RODEOHOUSTON fans and is the only platinum honoree on our Star Trail of Fame.”

Tickets will go on sale in early January.