Country Crooner, George Strait, Preps for Farewell Concert

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George Strait, the king of country, is headed ‘strait’ for his farewell concert.

“This will be one of the largest shows we’ve ever had in the building,” Brett Daniels with AT&T Stadium said.

Sorry folks, Saturday will be your last shot at seeing the crooning cowboy on stage. Strait’s touring career closer ends at AT&T Stadium – the same stage he christened five years ago. Back then, fans complained of audio issues. So, what’s changed?

“Over the last five years, the stadium has evolved a lot,” Daniels explained.

“We opened the door for the first time, getting fans in here; there’s definitely a learning curve for everybody. But, we’ve learned over the past few years to create the best experience for the performer on stage, as well as the fans in the suites and stands.”

Friday, NewsFix got a backstage tour of the final tour.

“It’s not a symphony hall – it’s 100,000 people here,” Luis Messina with the Messina Group said. “Even though it’s a big building, we have 100,000 people absorbing the sound. Sound doesn’t really ricochet that much.”

Wow! 100,000-people?! By George, that’s one heck of a retirement party!

Well,before you go making your plans to revel in the concert, this show is sold out. At least you can still hold on to his greatest hits.