George Strait

August 17 2019, 05:00 pm

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  • Parking lots open at 1:00 PM.
  • Stadium gates open at 3:30 PM.
  • The George Strait concert begins at 5:00 PM.

The MBTA will be providing a round-trip, special events commuter rail train from Boston to the August 17 George Strait and Blake Shelton concert at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough. Additionally, a limited number of concert tickets starting at $50 were just released on Ticketmaster.

The special event train will depart from South Station and arrive in Foxborough one hour before the show starts. After leaving South Station, the train will stop at Back Bay and Dedham Corp before its final destination at Foxboro Station.

The schedule can be found here: Roundtrip tickets are $20 and can be purchased beginning Monday, Aug. 12 at South Station, Back Bay Station or on the mTicket app.

Please note: This is a special event train and ticket sales will be stopped once the maximum capacity is reached.

Riders are also reminded that any prohibited items that do not comply with the stadium’s Clear Bag Policy will not be permitted on the train. Also, no personal items may be left on the train during the concert.

For more information, click here. Live updates and departure times can be found by checking the Foxborough schedule.

  • For tickets to George Strait featuring Blake Shelton, Caitlyn Smith, and Cody Johnson please visit Ticketmaster.

THE KING OF COUNTRY GEORGE STRAIT RETURNS TO GILLETTE STADIUM FOR ONE NIGHT ONLY ON AUGUST 17 WITH SPECIAL GUEST BLAKE SHELTON

Strait and Shelton will be joined by special guests Cody Johnson and Caitlyn Smith

Tickets go on sale to the public on Friday, March 29, at 10 a.m. via Ticketmaster

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Kraft Sports + Entertainment today announced the return of the King of Country, George Strait, to Gillette Stadium for one night only on Saturday, Aug. 17. The legendary entertainer will be joined in Foxborough by Country Music Association’s 2012 Entertainer of the Year and five–time Male Vocalist of the Year winner Blake Shelton along with special guests Cody Johnson and Caitlyn Smith. Tickets go on sale to the public on Friday, March 29, at 10 a.m. via www.ticketmaster.com.

The performance marks Strait’s only show in New England since his “Cowboy Rides Away Tour” stop at Gillette Stadium in 2014 when he announced he would no longer tour and only perform select engagements. Kraft Sports + Entertainment is the official promoter of Strait’s 2019 show at Gillette Stadium.

With an unmatched 60 singles hitting the top of the charts – more than any other artist in any genre – during his 30-year career, Strait is the undeniable “King of Country Music.” He has collected 33 Platinum or multi-Platinum-selling albums, more than any county artist and third across all genres behind only The Beatles and Elvis Presley. Strait is the only act in history to have a Top 10 hit every year for over three decades and has sold nearly 70 million albums and earned more than 60 major entertainment industry awards, including induction into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2006.

Since his record-breaking “Cowboy Rides Away Tour,” Strait has performed for limited engagements, including 18 “Strait to Vegas” shows. Select appearances in 2019 include multiple Las Vegas shows at T-Mobile Arena, a March 30 show at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, a June 8 show at Ohio Stadium in Columbus, Ohio for the 2019 Buckeye Country Superfest, the Aug. 17 show at Gillette Stadium and two shows at Dickies Arena in Fort Worth, Texas on Nov. 22 and 23.

Shelton, a member of the Grand Ole Opry, has earned a host of honors throughout his career, including 20 ACM nominations and both the male and overall Video of the Year trophies at the 2018 CMT Awards. As a coach for the Emmy Award-winning television show, “The Voice,” Shelton is a six-time champion, most recently with his contestant Chloe Kohanski.

  • Fans with disabilities may use the elevator at the E2 Dell Technologies Suite Levels entrance. Fans should park in Lot 5 for easy access to this entrance.
  • Parking lots open at 1:00 PM.
  • Tailgating is allowed at this event.
  • For more details on parking prices as well as rules and regulations, please visit our Parking Page.
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  • Gillette Stadium will operate food concessions during the event.
  • Merchandise stations will be open around the stadium.
  • Explore the shops and restaurants at Patriot Place pre- and post-event.
  • Stadium Gates open at 3:30 PM.
  • The following Stadium Entrances will be open for this event: Bank of America gate, Patriot Place gate, Primesport Gate, as well as entrances E1-E2, W1-W2, and W4.
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