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    Matt Case - June 17th, 2024 - 7:38am PDT 

    George Strait Sets Record with Largest Ticketed Concert Ever Held

    COLLEGE STATION, Texas  — Country music icon George Strait has once again proven his enduring appeal by setting a new all-time record for the largest ticketed concert attendance. Over 110,000 fans flocked to Kyle Field at Texas A&M University to witness the legendary performer, surpassing the previous record held by the Grateful Dead for their 1977 concert at Raceway Park in Englishtown, New Jersey, which drew over 107,000 attendees.

    Strait's monumental concert on Saturday night not only highlighted his lasting influence in the music industry but also underscored his ability to captivate and draw massive crowds even after decades in the business. The event at Kyle Field, a venue known for hosting significant sporting events and large-scale performances, became the largest ticketed concert in history, demonstrating Strait’s unique connection with fans across generations.

    The previous record, set by the Grateful Dead more than four decades ago, has stood as a testament to the band's popularity during the height of their career. Strait's ability to surpass this long-standing achievement marks a significant milestone in concert history.

    Fans at Kyle Field were treated to a night of classic hits and fan favorites, reaffirming George Strait’s status as a live performance legend. The overwhelming turnout for the event is a testament to Strait's enduring legacy and the powerful impact of his music.

    For those who can’t get enough of George Strait, the concert’s record-breaking success suggests there will be more memorable performances to come from the 'King of Country,' who continues to draw in massive audiences with his timeless sound and captivating stage presence.