GEORGE STRAIT AND REBA WITH SPECIAL GUEST LEE ANN WOMACK TO PERFORM AT THE PALACE SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2011 TICKETS ON SALE THIS FRIDAY

Country music greats George Strait and Reba with special guest Lee Ann Womack will perform at The Palace on Saturday, February 19, 2011 at 7 p.m.

Tickets $89.50, $69.50 and $39.50 reserved go on sale this Friday, December 10 at 10 a.m. at Palacenet.com, The Palace Box Office and all Ticketmaster locations.

Tickets may also be charged by phone to American Express, Discover, Visa and MasterCard by calling
1-800-745-3000.

With a career spanning more than 30 years, George Strait has the most number one singles of any artist in history including Elvis (57 to date inclusive of all charts). He has sold nearly 69 million records and with 33 different platinum or multi-platinum albums has the most RIAA platinum certifications in country music and the third in all genres, behind The Beatles and Elvis Presley.

Strait’s CD Twang debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 chart and the Top Country Albums chart. This is the fourth time in Strait’s career a new release has debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 chart and the 13th time debuting at number one on the Top Country Albums chart. His current single is “The Breath You Take.”

Named the Academy of Country Music’s Artist of the Decade last year, Strait was nominated for this year’s ACM Entertainer of the Year for the 12th time and Top Male Vocalist for the 20th time, bringing his all-time record to 81 ACM nominations.

One of the most successful female recording artists in history, Reba has sold more than 55 million albums worldwide, earned 33 number one singles and was recently recognized as the biggest female hit-maker in country music history by Billboard, Mediabase and Country Aircheck. She is the winner of 15 American Music Awards, 12 Academy of Country Music Awards, nine People’s Choice Awards, seven Country Music Awards and two Grammy Awards.

Reba is a 2010 CMA Nominee for Female Vocalist of the Year. The superstar recently surpassed the one million fan mark on Facebook, propelling her into an elite group of only 10 Country artists to achieve the popularity milestone. Reba’s unprecedented run of sales successes extended the superstar’s lead as the female artist with the most RIAA sales certification in Country music history. Also an acclaimed film, TV and Broadway actress, Reba signed with The Valory Music Co. in November 2008. The move reunited the multimedia entertainer with industry leader Scott Borchetta, now President and CEO of the Big Machine Label Group, which includes Big Machine Records, The Valory Music Co. and Republic Nashville.

Lee Ann Womack has sold more than six million albums, won two Grammys and numerous other milestone awards. Womack’s current album Call Me Crazy has garnered critical acclaim from Rolling Stone, USA Today, Entertainment Weekly, Billboard and The New York Times, to name a few. She was nominated for Top Female Vocalist at the ACM Awards in 2009 and the debut single “Last Call” was nominated for a Grammy in the Best Female Country Vocal Performance category. Womack nominated for Musical Event of the Year with George Strait for “Everything But Quits” at the 2009 CMA Awards.

For more information on the tour, visit www.GeorgeStrait.com.

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Contact:     Jeff Corey    12/6/10
248/377-8204
jcorey@palacenet.com

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