CMT Sponsors Strait Tour, Prepares Strait Country Weekend

CMT is co-sponsoring the George Strait festival tour, featuring Alan Jackson, Brad Paisley, Sara Evans, Asleep at the Wheel, Lee Ann Womack, Lonestar, BR5-49 and the Warren Brothers. The CMT Truck will be on hand for special contests and free giveaways at each stop. Fans should look for CMT Hit Trip’s Jeff and Alecia at the opening show in Tampa, Fla., on Saturday (March 24). The Hit Trip crew will follow the day’s festivities for a special upcoming episode, to air the weekend of April 14-15 as part of CMT’s “Strait Country Weekend.” Other special programming that weekend will include a CMT two-hour exclusive, George Strait in Concert.