George Strait Named Texas' State Musician For 2017

05-18-2017
.
George Strait

Country music icon George Strait is receiving a home state honor as the Texas State Legislature will officially appoint as 2017's State Musician today, May 18th, in Austin, Texas.

"It's a great honor for me to be selected as Texas State Musician of 2017 and join this very prestigious list of other honorees," proclaimed Strait. "I'm a very proud Texan and love to sing the praises of our great state every chance I get. Thank you very, very much."

Selections for the honor are made every two years. Among the talented artists given this accolade include Willie Nelson, Lyle Lovett and ZZ Top's Billy Gibbons.

The general public nominates candidates for the honor, and then recipients are selected from those nominees by the Texas Commission on the Arts through several committee processes.

Fans can see Strait live during his 2 Nights of Number 1's live shows at Las Vegas' T-Mobile Arena:
Friday, July 28, 2017
Saturday, July 29, 2017
Friday, Sept. 1, 2017
Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017
Friday, Dec. 8, 2017
Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017

advertisement

George Strait Music, DVDs, Books and more

George Strait T-shirts and Posters

More George Strait News

Share this article
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Pin it Share on Reddit email this article


Related Stories


George Strait Named Texas' State Musician For 2017

George Strait Adds Dates To '2 Nights Of Number 1's'

15 Year-Old George Strait Fan's Wish To Be Granted

Electrician Shows He Has Talent With George Strait Cover

George Strait To Live Stream Box Set Release Party

George Strait's Box Set To Include New Songs

George Strait Announces New Three-Disc Set

Tim McGraw, George Strait, Others Star In 'Forever Country' Video

George Strait Kicks Off Strait to Vegas Shows With Record Crowd

George Strait Extends Strait to Vegas Shows Into 2017


More Stories for George Strait

George Strait Music


advertisement



Follow Us:

Contact Us - Privacy - Why we are antiMusic

Copyright© 1998 - 2017 Iconoclast Entertainment Group All rights reserved.

Please click here for legal restrictions and terms of use applicable to this site. Use of this site signifies your agreement to the terms of use.