Bayou Country Superfest organizers announced today that music icon George Strait will make a very rare concert appearance on Sunday, May 27 at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans. Joining Strait in this historic concert event will be Chris Stapleton, Little Big Town, Kacey Musgraves, and Midland. The King of Country Music, George Strait has accumulated 60 number one singles, the most of any country artist in history. Bayou Country Superfest is Strait’s only scheduled festival appearance of the year.
Tickets for Sunday, May 27 at the Superdome go on sale Thursday, November 2 at 10:00 a.m. CST on BayouCountrySuperfest.com, Ticketmaster.com, all Ticketmaster outlets, the Smoothie King Center Box Office or by calling (800)745-3000. Reserved-seat tickets for May 27 start at $50. Exclusive travel packages are available at many price levels.
The Memorial Day Weekend of music begins with Louisiana Seafood presents Bayou Saturday Night, a free concert outside the Superdome at Champions Square featuring Randy Houser, Michael Ray and Runaway June on Saturday, May 26. One of the highlights of last year’s Superfest, this free concert is a rockin’ downtown New Orleans party that revs up the whole holiday weekend of Festival fun.
A new feature of this year’s Bayou Country Superfest will be “A Salute to America,” a huge fireworks display over the Mississippi River on Friday night, May 25, sponsored by the New Orleans Tourism & Marketing Corporation.