Music Touring: Country Kills the Competition - George Strait

George Strait

June 7, AT&T Stadium, Arlington, Texas, $69.50 and up

Country legend Strait said farewell to the stage in style. The Cowboy Rides Away Tour grossed $100 million, with 996,583 tickets sold for 44 shows. His final performance, at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, on June 7, broke several Boxscore records, including for largest attendance at a U.S. single-show concert, with 104,793 tickets sold. (U2 previously held the record, with 97,014 in 2009.) The show also broke Strait's own records for largest attendance at an indoor venue and largest gross and attendance at a single-show country concert. His gross? A whopping $18,194,374.


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