George Strait beats his own record at NRG Stadium

Posted at 12:49 AM, Mar 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-18 01:49:01-04

The “King of Country” music has set a new record at NRG Stadium.

According to RODEOHOUSTON,  80,108 fans attended the 2019 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Sunday night.

In a statement posted on RODEOHOUSTON website, it states, “This concert-only performance breaks the previous record from 2013, set by George Strait with special guests Martina McBride and Randy Rogers Band with 80,020 fans.”

Sunday night’s concert-only performance also included country artists Lyle Lovett and Robert Earl Keen.

The record-setting performance marks Strait’s 30th performance at the Rodeo, since 1984.

To date, Strait has entertained more than 1.7 million RODEOHOUSTON fans.