George Strait releases new album, will play Las Vegas Arena in 2016

George Strait releases new album, will play Las Vegas Arena in 2016

By KIMBERLY PIERCEALL / Associated Press

Country music king George Strait wants to be clear.

His upcoming four shows and likely more at MGM Resorts’ new Las Vegas Arena next year aren’t some re-emergence from retirement.

The 63-year-old may have hung up his touring boots last year after four decades and his record-setting “Cowboy Rides Away” shows, but he’s hardly done singing or performing.

“Some people that I have told that I’d be doing some dates in Vegas in 2016 at the Las Vegas Arena, they go: ‘Well, you retired. I thought you retired.’ Ooh, I just wanna grab ’em and shake ’em. I never said that,” he said Tuesday with a flash of his pearly white cowboy smile…….

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