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George Strait

George Strait Starts His Las Vegas Residency

by Roger Wink, VVN Music on April 26, 2016

in Live,News

Over 19,000 people filled the Phone Company Wants A Free Plug Arena in Las Vegas for the first of George Strait’s shows in Las Vegas.

Strait is retired from the road but has signed on for a series of regular dates in Vegas. Those dates kicked off on Friday night with a 33-song show that included not only the best from Strait’s career but also a three song medley of Merle Haggard music.

Opening for Strait was Kasey Musgraves.

The set list:

Main Set
Here for a Good Time (from Here For a Good Time, 2011)
She’ll Leave You With a Smile (from The Road Less Traveled, 2001)
The Fireman (from Does Fort Worth Ever Cross Your Mind, 1984)
Check Yes or No (from Strait Out of the Box, 1995)
Ocean Front Property (from Ocean Front Property, 1987)
Run (from The Road Less Traveled, 2001)
Blame It On Mexico (from Strait Country, 1981)
Cold Beer Conversation (from Cold Beer Conversation, 2015)
Goin’ Goin’ Gone (from Cold Beer Conversation, 2015)
How ‘Bout Them Cowgirls (from It Just Comes Natural, 2006)
Marina Del Rey (from Strait From the Heart, 1982)
Blue Clear Sky (from Blue Clear Sky, 1996)
That’s What Breaking Hearts Do (from Love Is Everything, 2013)
Give It All We Got Tonight (from Love Is Everything, 2013)
Something Going Down (from Cold Beer Conversation, 2015)
You Look So Good in Love (from Right or Wrong, 1983)
Mama Tried (Merle Haggard cover)
The Fightin’ Side of Me (Merle Haggard cover)
My Life’s Been Grand (Merle Haggard cover)
Give It Away (from It Just Comes Natural, 2006)
I Can Still Make Cheyenne (from Blue Clear Sky, 1996)
Arkansas Dave (from Twang, 2009)
The Chair (from Something Special, 1985)
Amarillo By Morning (from Strait From the Heart, 1982)
I’ll Always Remember You (from Here For a Good Time, 2011)
Take Me To Texas (from Cold Beer Conversation, 2015)
Troubadour (from Troubadour, 2008)
Unwound (from Strait Country, 1981)

I Saw God Today (from Troubadour, 2008)
Milk Cow Blues (from Chill of An Early Fall, 1991)
All My Ex’s Live in Texas (from Ocean Front Property, 1987)
Folsom Prison Blues (Johnny Cash cover)
The Cowboy Rides Away (from Does Fort Worth Ever Cross Your Mind, 1984)


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