We've been hearing the rumors for a few weeks now and it's finally been confirmed -- KING GEORGE IS COMING TO LAFAYETTE!

And even cooler is that his stop in Cajun Country will be the kick-off of the tour. So far, 11 dates have been announced. Here are the stops:

Lafayette, LA Cajundome Friday, Januray 27
Bossier City, LA CenturyLink Center Saturday, January 28
Phoenix, AZ US Airways Center Friday, February 3
Las Vegas, NV MGM Saturday, February 4
Atlanta, GA The Arena at Gwinnett Center Friday, February 10
Orlando, FL Amway Center Saturday, February 11
Tulsa, OK BOK Center Thurday, February 16
St. Louis, MO Scottrade Center Friday, February 17
Wichita, KS INTRUST Bank Arena Saturday, February 18
Des Moines, IA Wells Fargo Arena Friday, February 24
Kansas City, MO Sprint Center Saturday, February 25

Opening up for George will be Martina McBride. This isn't the first time Martina has been on the road with the King.

“I love Martina. She’s been on our tours before and she’s great,“ commented Strait. “I’m really looking forward to the tour. Martina will definitely make it a special night.”

Keep listening to 97.3 The Dawg for all the ticket on-sale info. And of course we'll have tons of the free tickets because we "always have the best seats to the best shows."

You can also win an autographed George Strait guitar from Taste of Country, just enter to win here!