George Strait to perform sold-out show at Intrust Bank Arena

04/03/2014 12:00 AM

04/02/2014 5:25 PM

George Strait’s Friday night concert at Intrust Bank Arena will mark his third stop in Wichita since 2010 – and it could be his last. The 61-year-old singer, known for hits such as “Amarillo By Morning” and “All My Ex’s Live in Texas,” has said his “The Cowboy Rides Away” tour will mark the last time he tours extensively. Tickets to the show sold out in 12 minutes when they went on sale in October. Singers Merle Haggard and Lee Ann Womack also are on the bill. Doors open at 6 p.m., and the show starts at 7:30 p.m. For more information, visit

Also, watch after the show on Friday and Saturday’s print edition of the Wichita Eagle for a story about the concert.

Blue October at the Cotillion

Blue October, an alternative rock band from Houston best known for the 2006 hit “Hate Me,” will perform at 7 p.m. Sunday at the Cotillion, 11120 W. Kellogg. The group’s opening act will be the Architects, a rock band from Kansas City, Mo. The show starts at 8 p.m., and doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $25 in advance and $29 the day of the show. For tickets and information, call 316-722-4201 or visit

Ms. Pat at Live at 215

Live at 215 Performance Theater, a new venue at 215 N. St. Francis that’s the new home of the Loony Bin Comedy Club, will have performances this weekend by Ms. Pat, and Atlanta-based comedian who has appeared on BET’s “Comic View” and on Nickelodeon’s “Funniest Mom in America.” She’ll perform at 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. on Friday and Saturday nights, and tickets will be $12 at the door or at For more information, call 316-683-5483.

Denise Neil

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