Your ride to the rodeo: Things to know about parking and transportation
We kicked off the party early last week with a KPRC 2 Houston Life Rodeo Special, covering everything from the rides, performances, and clothes! But what about your ride to the rodeo? Traffic Expert Anavid Reyes helps break down all of your options!
Curtis ‘50 Cent’ Jackson’s grand champion wine sells for record $325K at 2023 ‘Rodeo Uncorked!’ auction
According to RodeoHouston, Businessman and rapper Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson’s Grand Champion Best of Show, Le Chemin du Roi Brut, Champagne AOC, NV, was purchased by J. Alan Kent Development - Julie and Alan Kent, Randa and Ray Gilliam, Andrea and Bruce Bryant, and John M. Cotterell for a Rodeo record of $325,000.
RodeoHouston, NRG Park correct ADA violations for people with disabilities ahead of 2023 season, US Attorney says
The U.S. Attorney’s Office announced Thursday that an investigation into the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo’s compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) has been completed.
Houston Rodeo art: 72 outstanding creations from 2023′s fierce student art contest
Each year, thousands of Houston Rodeo attendees marvel at the top-notch Western art displayed in the NRG Center. From sketches, pastels and watercolors, to oil and acrylic on canvas and even clay sculptures, the outstanding student-made artwork in the Hayloft Gallery rivals that of seasoned professionals.
New RodeoHouston bike lane could help cyclists beat traffic: Here’s how it works
A new bike lane is up and running to help you beat the rodeo traffic and get to all the funnel cake and turkey leg fun much faster! Here’s how it works: If you can get to Brays Bayou, you can now get to NRG Park all on a bike.
How to score the best RodeoHouston concert tickets
HoustonRodeo concert tickets go on sale Thursday morning! The way the tickets are being sold is different this year. There are a few things you can do right now to prepare - so you can score the best seats. How does the waiting room process work? Will anything help my chances of getting the tickets I want? We have answers!
Rodeo announces new educational commitment of $575M
Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo officials approved an educational commitment of $22,560,562 to support Texas youth and statewide educational programs in 2023. A majority of the funds will be administered through more than 800 scholarships valued at $14,286,000.
Trying to cancel or get a refund on that trip or event? We have information about what you can do
Trying to cancel or get a refund on that trip or event? Image 1 of / 5 Caption Close Trying to cancel or get a refund on that trip or event? RodeoHouston released concert and carnival refund information Thursday evening. You don't have many choices anywayTicketmaster has shared information regarding their policy on refunds, canceled events, postponed or rescheduled events, and event ticket insurance claims that can be accessed via the website here. AXS shared on their website that if your event is cancelled they will automatically refund the credit card used for the purchase.chron.com
Ramon Ayala Headlines Go Tejano Day at RodeoHouston
Ramon Ayala filled NRG Stadium with his signature style of corridos, conjunto, and norteo cumbia hits during Go Tejano Day at RodeoHouston. Ayala and his band Los Bravos Del Norte took center stage on Sunday night at the annual Go Tejano Day at RodeoHouston. Go Tejano Day has traditionally been one of the highest attended shows at RodeoHouston, holding many of the attendance records in the event's history. EXPAND Despite a shortened set list, Ramon Ayala entertained before 74,320 fans at the annual Go Tejano Day. Nevertheless, it was a wonderful performance which received praise from the crowd, and continued the Go Tejano Day tradition for myself, my family, and the Tejano community.houstonpress.com
The 29th Annual Mariachi Invitational is set to serenade Houston this Saturday
The 29th Annual Mariachi Invitational is set to serenade Houston this Saturday29th Annual Mariachi Invitational ShowcaseSaturday, March 7thArena Theatre7326 Southwest Fwy, Houston, TX. 6 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.29th Annual Mariachi Invitational ShowcaseSaturday, March 7thArena Theatre7326 Southwest Fwy, Houston, TX. 6 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Photo: Screenshot RodeoHouston Video Photo: Screenshot RodeoHouston Video Image 1 of / 7 Caption Close The 29th Annual Mariachi Invitational is set to serenade Houston this Saturday 1 / 7 Back to GalleryThe 29th Annual Mariachi Invitational Showcase is set to serenade you this Saturday, March 7th at the Arena Theatre located at 7326 Southwest Freeway, Houston, TX 77074 from 6 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.ON HOUSTONCHRONICLE.COM: Selena will be inducted into RodeoHouston's Star Trail of FameThe Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Go Tejano Committee presents the event each year inviting five professional Mariachi groups across the Lone Star State to compete in the showcase. They compete in two rounds before the winners of those rounds advance to the final round at NRG Stadium. Doors are set to open at 6 p.m. and the competition will begin at 7 p.m. Tickets range from $40-$50 and can be purchased via Ticketmaster here.chron.com
Houston Concert Watch 2/5: Yola and More
Pick of the Week:YolaHeights Theater 02.07Blending country, folk and soul music, Yola crafted one of the best-reviewed albums of 2019. The Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter is scheduled to perform on Friday at the Heights Theater, marking her first performance in Houston. Highly SuspectRevention Music Center 02.08Grammy-nominated rockers Highly Suspect refuse to be pigeonholed. Highly Suspect is scheduled to perform at Revention Music Center on Saturday in support of their latest release, MCID. On tour in support of ELLEVATION, Varner will bring her sultry vocals the Bronze Peacock at House of Blues on Monday.houstonpress.com
Houston Concert Watch: 1/15: Big Freedia and More
Pick of the Week:Big Freedia, The SuffersHouse of Blues 01.17Big Freedia is the reason "bounce music" had its moment in the spotlight. Jagged EdgeArena Theater 01.17With more than 8 million records sold, Jagged Edge was one of the most successful R&B acts of the 2000s. On tour in support of their 10th studio album, A Jagged Love Story, Jagged Edge will perform at Arena Theater on Friday. Z-RoHouse of Blues 01.19For more than two decades now, Z-Ro has been a household name in the Bayou City. My payoff is just making the music, Sean says on his web site.houstonpress.com
Houston Dash star Kealia Ohai traded to Chicago
EMBED >More News Videos Excelling on the pitch is one thing, but saddling up as the RodeoHouston parade grand marshal is something that Kealia Ohai is prepared to do. EMBED >More News Videos Watch Kealia Ohai's heartfelt message after Houston Dash announced she was traded to Chicago Red Stars. https://t.co/2nXTDhRJ3K JJ Watt (@JJWatt) January 6, 2020Thank you, @KealiaOhai Houstons been so lucky to have ya, K. pic.twitter.com/l8iMYaJTes Houston Dash (@HoustonDash) January 6, 2020HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Houston Dash player Kealia Ohai is being traded to the Chicago Red Stars, the team announced Monday.Ohai, who is also engaged to Houston Texans star J.J. Watt, was drafted to Houston in the 2014 draft as the No. "We are thrilled to have Kealia Ohai help us kick off another great year at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo," said Joel Cowley, Rodeo president and CEO. "I want to thank the entire Houston organization and the wonderful fans for my last 6 years as a Dash player," Ohai said.abc13.com
Houston Dash trade J.J. Watt's fiancee to Chicago
EMBED >More News Videos Excelling on the pitch is one thing, but saddling up as the RodeoHouston parade grand marshal is something that Kealia Ohai is prepared to do. EMBED >More News Videos Watch Kealia Ohai's heartfelt message after Houston Dash announced she was traded to Chicago Red Stars. https://t.co/2nXTDhRJ3K JJ Watt (@JJWatt) January 6, 2020Thank you, @KealiaOhai Houstons been so lucky to have ya, K. pic.twitter.com/l8iMYaJTes Houston Dash (@HoustonDash) January 6, 2020HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Houston Dash player Kealia Ohai is being traded to the Chicago Red Stars, the team announced Monday.Ohai, who is also engaged to Houston Texans star J.J. Watt, was drafted to Houston in the 2014 draft as the No. "I want to thank the entire Houston organization and the wonderful fans for my last 6 years as a Dash player," Ohai said. "With this transaction, the Dash now have 19 players on their active roster ahead of the 2020 NWSL season.abc13.com
Woman opens retirement home for older dogs
EMBED >More News Videos Shelter opens for older dogs who don't get adopted. The pups even have a pool to go for a nice relaxing swim to ease their aching joints. You have to show the dogs that no one here is going to hurt them," said Dorr. Any funding she receives will go straight to the dog's much needed dog care. "I'll know the last, however long they spent here was good," said Dorr.abc13.com
Horse seen bolting into lanes on I-45 holds up traffic in La Marque
EMBED >More News Videos How did a calf get loose at RodeoHouston | ABC13's Pooja Lodhia explainsLA MARQUE, Texas (KTRK) -- A wayward horse is safe after it tied up traffic along the Gulf Freeway in La Marque.Around 6:30 p.m. Thursday, the La Marque Police Department responded to a call of a horse walking along I-45 near Cedar Drive.Authorities said the horse went into the grassy median between the feeder and the freeway at one point, and even bolted into the freeway lanes, trying to jump between the north and southbound lanes.Police said the horse eventually made its way back to the feeder road.That's where officers and a woman called the Horse Whisperer used a harness to get it into someone's truck and guide it to its owner's trailer on the feeder near Vauthier Street.The horse didn't cause any crashes or significant hassles as it was wrangled.However, police did give a citation to the trailer driver for not securing the horse.abc13.com
A look back: Top 5 largest RodeoHouston concert crowds
HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- It's no secret that RodeoHouston attracts massive crowds each year. Take a look back at the rodeo's most-attended concerts.The Tejano superstars top the list with their 75,586 paid attendance record on March 10, 2019.The Grammy award winner takes the second spot from her March 1, 2019 performance with 75,580 attendance.On March 18, 2018, country star Garth Brooks rolled through RodeoHouston twice, setting a new rodeo concert attendance record at his second performance with 75,577.Go Tejano Day set another all-time paid attendance record on March 11, 2018, this time with the group Calibre 50.On March 19, 2017, also Go Tejano Day, 75,557 rodeo-goers showed up for the musical stylings of Julion Alvarez and Los Invasores de Nuevo Leon.The next three spots are also held by Go Tejano Day: Banda Los Recoditos Los Huracanes Del Norte, La Arrolladora Banda El Limon La Maquinaria Nortena, Julion Alvarez Los Invasores de Nuevo Leon.abc13.com