GEORGE STRAIT SELLS OUT FIVE MORE DATES FOR THE COWBOY RIDES AWAY TOUR WITH THIRD ROUND OF TICKETS ON SALE YESTERDAY
 
VIP Experiences and Travel Packages Also Being Auctioned to Raise Funds for The Jenifer Strait Foundation
 
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 11, 2013) ¨C Ticket sales are still going strong for the last leg of George Strait¡¯s final, two-year The Cowboy Rides Away Tour as the third round of concert dates went on sale yesterday. Tour stops in Chicago, Ill.; Des Moines, Iowa; Kansas City, Mo.; Las Vegas, Nev. and Tulsa, Okla. sold out within a half-hour. A limited number of tickets is still available for concert dates in Louisville, Ky.; Newark, N.J.; Philadelphia, Penn.; Portland, Ore. and Tacoma, Wash.

Additionally, Strait is auctioning off two pairs of front row seats, plus meet-and-greet passes, to each 2014 tour stop with the help of VIP partner CID Entertainment. Proceeds benefit The Jenifer Strait Foundation, which focuses its donations on various children¡¯s charities including Boys and Girls Clubs of San Antonio and St. Jude¡¯s Ranch.

Limited VIP packages are available for purchase for each show on The Cowboy Rides Away Tour. The ¡°Ace in the Hole¡± package, priced at $499, includes a top-tier ticket in the first 15 rows of the floor or lower bowl, an invitation to an exclusive pre-show party in ¡°The King¡¯s Tavern Lounge¡± with complimentary food and cash bar, a tour of ¡°The King¡¯s Exhibit¡± (a private exhibit of George Strait memorabilia from his own collection), a VIP parking pass, VIP laminate, limited merchandise gift and tour poster, private merchandise shopping, and an on-site event host.

A limited number of ¡°The Troubadour¡± VIP packages are also available for purchase at $1,299 and include all of the pre-show events and access listed above, as well as one front row seat and a guitar signed by George Strait. Travel packages for two people include a choice of VIP, ¡°Ace in the Hole¡± VIP or Premium Reserved tickets for the show, hotel accommodations at top-quality properties near the venue, George Strait merchandise, and shuttle transportation to and from the show. Travel packages are available for tour stops in Atlanta, Austin, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Foxboro, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Nashville, Philadelphia, San Diego and Tacoma.

For more information about the auctions, travel packages or VIP tickets, please visit www.cidentertainment.com/georgestrait.

Tickets for the following tour dates will go on sale beginning at 10:00 a.m. in the venue's respective local time zone on Friday, October 18:

January 10, 2014 Frank Erwin Center©¦Austin, Texas
*With special guest Jason Aldean
January 30, 2014 SAP Center©¦San Jose, Calif.
*With special guest Martina McBride
April 4, 2014 INTRUST Bank Arena©¦Wichita, Kan.
*With special guests Lee Ann Womack and Merle Haggard

For more information on The Cowboy Rides Away Tour, please visit www.georgestrait.com.