George Strait Gets Mural Fit for a King in Texas — See the Pic!
Country fans' most Instagrammable wall is here! A new Texas-sized mural of King of Country Music George Strait depicts him as a literal royal king. Who else could pull off both a cowboy underneath a crown simultaneously?
The mural, which is the height of an entire brick wall, was done by artist Matt Tumlinson from the San Antonio Street Art collective and depicts a smiling Strait with a royal cape, jewels, medals and crown. Fans can visit the King on N. St. Mary St. in San Antonio, Texas.
Tumlinson shares on his Instagram: "Had an awesome time painting on the home turf! Here’s south Texas native and country legend 'King George' N. St. Mary’s, San Antonio Texas 2019. Great group of people doing great thing in this one-of-a-kind city."
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Strait, a Texas native, was born in Poteet, Texas, and the Lone Star State and all of country music know him as the King.
That isn't the only homage to Strait in recent months, the Broken Spoke honky-tonk in Austin honored Strait with an album release party and section of the bar dedicated to him. Strait got his start at the Broken Spoke and played some of his first concerts there. The of the honky-tonk was photographed for the cover of his latest album, Honky Tonk Time Machine.
In January, Strait put his San Antonio home up for sale.
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