The country-music icon George Strait will make his only festival appearance of 2018 right here, in New Orleans, when he takes to the Superdome stage for Bayou Country Superfest. Taking place over Memorial Day Weekend, the two-day festival will also feature performances from Chris Stapleton, Little Big Town, Kacey Musgraves, and Midland. George Strait has accumulated 60 number one singles, the most of any country artist in history.
“It’s a rare opportunity to see ‘The King of Country’ perform, and we know that bringing him, together with Chris Stapleton, plus Little Big Town, Kacey Musgraves and more, to New Orleans and the Superdome, will be a once-in-a-lifetime experience,” said Quint Davis, producer/director of the Bayou Country Superfest, in a press statement.
The Memorial Day Weekend of music begins with Louisiana Seafood presents Bayou Saturday Night, a free concert outside the Superdome at Champions Square featuring Randy Houser, Michael Ray and Runaway June on Saturday, May 26. A new feature of this year’s Bayou Country Superfest will be “A Salute to America,” a huge fireworks display over the Mississippi River on Friday night, May 25, sponsored by the New Orleans Tourism & Marketing Corporation.
Tickets for Sunday, May 27 at the Superdome go on sale Thursday, November 2 at 10:00 a.m. CST on BayouCountrySuperfest.com, Ticketmaster.com, all Ticketmaster outlets, the Smoothie King Center Box Office or by calling (800) 745-3000. Reserved-seat tickets for May 27 start at $50. Exclusive travel packages are available at many price levels. Four levels of VIP Packages will be available including a premium reserved ticket to the Sunday night concert, plus perks ranging from access to a Hospitality Suite with a private bar and comfortable furniture to complimentary beverage service delivered directly to your seat throughout the show. For fans coming from out of town or looking for a place to stay overnight, travel packages bundle hotel accommodations and tickets to the festival. Visit BayouCountrySuperfest.com for details.