George Strait announces Las Vegas shows and a new album, Taylor Swift gets an onstage surprise visit from a country star in her Kansas City show, and the Eli Young Band is planning to warm up your winter.

FOX News Radio's Michelle Pollino has more in "FOX Country":

I'm Michelle Pollino.

'The King' is back... George Strait announced his new album 'Cold Beer Conversation' at a press conference Tuesday. The country legend's latest includes songs written by Jamey Johnson, Brandy Clark, Strait's son, Bubba, and more. The album will be available through Apple and Walmart Friday. 

Strait also revealed plans for a series of concerts at Las Vegas' new state of the art arena announcing so far two dates in April and again in September of 2016. Kacey Musgraves will be Strait's opening act.

Guess who showed up at Taylor Swift Kansas City show this past Monday?... Add Dierks Bentley to the long list of stars joining Taylor on stage. Swifty sang Dierks hit 'Every Mile a Memory'.

And the Eli Young Band are looking to keep folks warm through those winter nights. The band announced they will kick off a winter tour on November 11 in Philadelphia, crossing the country with dates scheduled through February 20.

That's FOX Country on FOX News Radio.

Follow Michelle on Twitter: @MichelleFOXENT

Click HERE for more "FOX Country"