LISTEN: Get to know and hear the music of the 17 acts who will play at RodeoHouston this year
HOUSTON – Most of the artists performing at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo this year have officially been announced. See how the list compared to a lineup that was leaked on social media Thursday morning.
While RodeoHouston is still a while away, you can get in the spirit by jamming out to this year’s entertainers ahead of time.
March 3: Midland
Midland will kick off the 2020 season as the night one performer. This will the group’s first appearance at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.
March 4: Willie Nelson
Texas legend Willie Nelson will return to the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo for his eighth performance at the event. Nelson made his rodeo debut in 1985.
March 5: Becky G
Becky G will make her RODEOHOUSTON debut on the third night of the season.
Becky G has even collaborated with fellow RodeoHouston performer Kane Brown on “Lost in the Middle of Nowhere.”
March 7: Maren Morris
Maren Morris is a first-time performer at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. The Grammy-award winning artist is most recognized for her song My Church and feature on Zedd’s The Middle. Her current single is “The Bones” from her second studio album titled GIRL.
In 2019, Morris toured as a part of the supergroup ‘The Highwomen,’ along with Brandi Carlile, Amanda Shires and Natalie Hemby. The group was inspired by The Highwaymen which featured Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings, Kris Kristofferson and Willie Nelson.
Morris is expecting her first child, a baby boy, who is due to arrive in March.
March 8: Ramon Ayala
Ramon Ayala will perform at RODEOHOUSTON for the third time on Go Tejano Day.
The norteño performer’s most popular songs are “Que Me Entierren Cantando” and “Mi Golondrina.”
March 9: Chris Young
Chris Young returns to the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo for his sixth performance.
March 10: NCT 127
NCT 127 will be the first K-Pop group to perform at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.
The 10-member act debuted in 2016 under South Korea’s SM Entertainment. They were signed to Capitol Music Group in April 2019.
The group recently performed their hit “Highway to Heaven” at the 2019 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.
March 11: Kane Brown
Kane Brown is back for the second year in a row. In 2019, Brown drew a record-breaking crowd of 75,122. He now ranks sixteenth on the list for the top 25 paid rodeo/concert attendance records, according to the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.
Brown has collaborated with fellow RODEOHOUSTON performer Becky G on “Lost in the Middle of Nowhere.”
March 12: Cody Johnson
This will be Cody Johnson’s fourth consecutive year performing at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. The singer made his debut in 2017 after being highly recommended by fans on social media to replace Old Dominion when the group had to cancel their performance at the last minute.
Johnson is the writer and performer of the rodeo’s new theme song. In 2019, “Party With Your Boots On” by George Ducas was replaced by the Huntsville-native’s “Welcome to the Show."
March 14: Jon Pardi
Jon Pardi is a first-time performer of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.
March 15: Dierks Bentley
For the eighth time, Dierks Bently will perform at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.
March 16: Keith Urban
Keith Urban will return to the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo for his eighth performance at the event. Urban made his RODEOHOUSTON debut in 2005.
March 17: Gwen Stefani
Gwen Stefani will make her RODEOHOUSTON debut on Pop night.
Stefani, who recently completed a Las Vegas residency, is most known for her songs “Hollaback Girl” and “Rich Girl.” Her most recent release is a duet with Blake Shelton “Nobody but You," which the couple will be performing at this year’s GRAMMYs.
March 18: Khalid
Khalid is a first-time performer of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.
Khalid’s current single “Talk” is nominated for Grammy award in the category of Record of the Year.
March 19: Chris Stapleton
Christ Stapleton will perform at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo for the fourth consecutive year.
March 21: Brad Paisley
Brad Paisley will grace the stage at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo for the fourteenth time in his career. This year will mark Paisley’s seventh consecutive performance at the event.
March 22: Luke Bryan
Luke Bryan will close out the 2020 season as the last performer. This will be Bryan’s ninth consecutive performance at RODEOHOUSTON.
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