Saturday, April 9, 2011 | 4:00 p.m. CDT
COLUMBIA — 'King' George, a nickname earned for his stature on the country music scene, and co-headliner Reba McEntire played to a sold-old crowd Friday at Mizzou Arena. Lee Ann Womack opened the show with hits such as "I Hope You Dance" and "Last Call."
Strait and his Ace in the Hole band wear red shirts at the concerts they play on Friday nights to show support for the U.S. troops, and many audience members also wore red. Strait's set included old and new hits as well as a cover of Johnny Cash's "Folsom Prison Blues."
George Strait plays to a sold-out crowd at Mizzou Arena. Strait sang hits such as "The Fireman" and "Blue Clear Sky," as well as "Arkansas Dave," a song his son wrote that appears on Strait's 'Twang' album.
Lee Ann Womack sings on Friday at Mizzou Arena. Womack opened the concert for headliners Reba McEntire and George Strait and returned to the stage later to sing a duet with McEntire.
George Strait wore his signature red shirt to show his support for the U.S. troops for his Friday night show at Mizzou Arena.
The audience welcomes Reba McEntire to the stage during the concert at Mizzou Arena. McEntire sang hits that included "Fancy" and "The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia."
Reba McEntire sings to a sold-out crowd at Mizzou Arena on Friday. McEntire is on tour with Lee Ann Womack and George Strait.