George Strait Hitting the Road for the Last Time

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

George's Early Texas Roots

  • Born in Poteet, TX
  • Graduated from (Southwest) Texas State University
  • Played at bars across Texas during college

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- George Strait is getting ready to park his tour bus.

The 60-year-old country music superstar announced Wednesday that he'll embark on his final concert tour early next year. He made the announcement at a news conference at the Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum in Nashville, Tenn.

Strait will play 20 dates in 2013, then 20 more in 2014 on The Cowboy Rides Away tour. He plans to continue recording music and making occasional live appearances.

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