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By Robert H Kelly
Copyright 2016 TexSport Publications
HOUSTON, TEXAS (January 4, 2016) The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo will release the performance lineup for the 2016 edition of Rodeo Houston on Monday morning, January 11, 2016 at 12:05 a.m.
The announcement will be made via Facebook, Twitter, e-mail and text alerts, along by general press release through local and national media outlooks. Rodeo Houston will run from March 1-20 2016 on the grounds of NRG Park in Houston.
The daily rodeo competition and concerts will be held in NRG Stadium with other rodeo and livestock show events scheduled for NRG and NRG Center. Performances by country entertainers are scheduled for 20 days, with R&B, classic rock, pop/rock, and Tejano music taking up the remaining seven days. The livestock show and rodeo will be proceeded by World’s Championship Bar-B-Cue Contest on February 25-27, 2016.
In the past, RodeoHouston has presented a great selection of performers which is certain to continue in 2016.
Country favorite Trace Adkins performed in 1997, 1998, 2009, and 2011, in addition to Alabama (1986, 1988-1992, 1996, 1998, 2001, 2003, 2012), Kenny Chesney (2001-2005, 2010, 2013) and Tim McGraw (1996-1997, 2003, 2008, 2010-2011, 2013, 2015).
Others who have graced the stage at RodeoHouston include Bruno Mars (2013), Emilio (1990, 1995-1997, 1999, 2007), Chicago (1987, 1989, 1990), KISS (2011) and Gladys Knight (1984, 1994, 1996, 2001, 2009).
In addition to the performances on the rotating stage inside NRG Stadium, rodeo fans who are 21-years-old and over can listen some of the best local and Texas music performers in The Hideout.
The Hideout will be open from March 1-20, 2016 and is located in the big white tent on the west side of NRG Stadium and will be open from 6 p.m. to midnight.