George Strait performance sets new all-time paid RodeoHouston attendance record

Country music legend George Strait set another attendance record during his 21st and final show at the Rodeo.
March 18, 2013 4:27:57 AM PDT
Last night's Rodeo concert featuring country music legend George Strait along with Martina McBride, and the Randy Rogers Band now holds the all-time paid attendance record at both Reliant Stadium and the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.

The Texas native played in front of a crowd of 80,020 people who purchased tickets to see the triple performance. That number breaks the previous record set on Go Tejano Day just over a week ago.

The Show announced last night that a Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo George Strait Scholarship will be awarded annually, from 2013 forward, through the Show's Educational Fund.

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