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George and Reba 

GEORGE STRAIT/
REBA MCENTIRE
7 p.m., Verizon Arena. $81.25-$91.25


Just to put this pair in a non-country context: With 68.5 million records certified sold by the RIAA, George Strait's just a million records shy of selling more than Michael Jackson. And even though she's almost 20 million behind Strait, McEntire can boast more sales than Prince, Simon & Garfunkel and Dylan. So, until Garth Brooks returns to the circuit, it's safe to say that Strait and McEntire are by far the most decorated country stars touring. Their concert, unlike most shows at Verizon Arena, will be staged “in the round,” with a diamond stage in the middle, facing an audience on every side. Giant video screens should keep everyone front-side focused throughout. Multiple Grammy and Academy of Country Music Award winner Lee Ann Womack opens, likely with a preview of her forthcoming seventh album.

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