IN CONCERT: George Strait's “The Cowboy Rides Away Tour” - Article Photos 3/7

Country music star George Strait poses with fellow performer Martina McBride after a news conference on Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012, in Nashville, Tenn. Strait announced that he will start his final tour early next year, playing 21 dates in 2013 and 20 more in 2014 on The Cowboy Rides Away tour. McBride will also be appearing on part the tour. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey) ORG XMIT: TNMH106