George Strait Among First Performers At New Vegas Arena
The dates are set. On April 22-23, 2016. George Strait will grace the stage at the new Las Vegas Arena. Just as Elvis is called the “King of Rock and Roll,” George Strait is referred to as the “King of Country Music.”
Tickets just became available and range in price from $75 to $200 per person. You can purchase them here: www.straittovegas.com.
The New Arena is located behind New York, New York on the south end of the Strip. Construction began in the Spring of 2014 and the completed Arena will open in the Spring of 2016.
It will hold up to 20,000 people depending on the type of event. Future events include concerts, boxing basketball, and hockey. They anticipate between 100-150 events each year.
The new arena is a joint venture between MGM and AEG. The Arena will span 16 acres and cost $375,000,000. There are more details located here: http://newsroom.mgmresorts.com/mgm-resorts/latest-news/company-news/las-vegas-arenathe-park/las-vegas-arena-fact-sheet.htm
More here about the George Strait appearance and the Arena: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i-EMJhRV4sk