Lee Ann Womack
George Strait's tour with Reba McEntire and Lee Ann Womack comes in as the No. 1 country tour on this year's list of Pollstar's top-grossing tours. The Strait tour grossed $41.6 million over the course of 2010.
The three will once again hit the road next year. Their first date is in Austin, Texas on January 14.
Brad Paisley's H20 World Tour is No. 15 with $40.7 million, followed by Tim McGraw and Lady Antebellum with $39.1 million. Other country artists on the list of Top 50 tours include Carrie Underwood with $38.3 million, Taylor Swift at $34.2 million, Rascal Flatts with $28.4 million, Brooks & Dunn with $25.7 million, Toby Keith at $25.5 million and Sugarland with $19 million. Bon Jovi's tour ranked at the top of the list overall with $108.2 million.
George Strait and Reba McEntire will hit the road together in 2011 with Lee Ann Womack as the support act. The tour is set to begin in Austin, Texas on January 14th and conclude in Louisville, Kentucky on April 9th.
Ticketing information will be available on George Strait's website.
Both George Strait and Reba McEntire are nominated for awards on next week's 44th annual CMA Awards, which takes place on Wednesday, November 10th in Nashville. Strait received his 24th nomination for Male Vocalist of the Year, an award he's nabbed five times and Reba is up for Female Vocalist of the Year, an award that she's won four times.
It sounds like this should be a great tour! Here is the schedule: