Houston Livestock Show, Rodeo announces lineup
Jan. 9, 2012 at 11:04 a.m.
Updated Jan. 9, 2012 at 7:10 p.m.
The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo officials will feature 22 entertainers.
The show runs from Feb. 28-March 18 at Reliant Stadium. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Saturday at rodeohouston.com, all Ticketmaster locations (excluding the Reliant Park Box office until Monday) and by phone at 1.800.726.1313.
Representing a variety of music genres, together the 22 different star entertainers scheduled to perform at the 2012 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo have taken home 31 Grammy awards, 88 Academy of Country Music awards and 65 Country Music Association awards.
Tuesday, Feb. 28 - Alabama• Wednesday, Feb. 29 - Armed Forces Appreciation Day, Kid Rock
• Thursday, March 1 - Lady Antebellum
• Friday, March 2 - Black Heritage Day sponsored by Kroger, John Legend
• Saturday, March 3 - Luke Bryan
• Sunday, March 4 - Big Time Rush, China Anne McClain from A.N.T Farm, with The McClain Sisters
• Monday, March 5 - Eli Young Band
• Tuesday, March 6 - Enrique Iglesias
• Wednesday, March 7 - Blake Shelton
• Thursday, March 8 - ZZ Top
• Friday, March 9 - Paint the Rodeo Pink Day, Reba McEntire
• Saturday, March 10 - Chris Young
• Sunday, March 11 - Go Tejano Day sponsored by State Farm, Duelo, La Original Banda El Limon
• Monday, March 12 - Zac Brown Band
• Tuesday, March 13 - Miranda Lambert
• Wednesday, March 14 - The Band Perry
• Thursday, March 15 - Jason Aldean
• Friday, March 16 - Train
• Saturday, March 17 - RodeoHouston BP Super Series Championship, Brad Paisley
• Sunday, March 18 - Cinch RodeoHouston Super Shootout - Alan Jackson, presented by Crown Royal
INDIVIDUAL RODEO TICKETS
Rodeo ticket prices range from $18 to $21, plus Ticketmaster convenience and handling charges (A few performances may have a limited number of tickets available from $24 to $86).
Upper level seat Value Day Wednesday tickets are $10.
A limited number of Chute Seats, located directly behind the bucking chutes, is available for $300 and $200, and include food, drinks, and the opportunity to watch the star entertainer from the Reliant Stadium dirt.
How to purchase individual Rodeo tickets:• Online at www.rodeohouston.com.
• By phone at 1.800.726.1313
• In person at all Ticketmaster locations, including Fiesta and H-E-B stores:
• Sunday, March 4: Big Time Rush China Anne McClain from A.N.T. Farm, with The McClain Sisters
• Tuesday, March 6: Enrique Iglesias
• Thursday, March 15: Jason Aldean
• Saturday, March 17: Brad Paisley
Black Heritage Day, Friday, March 2, and Go Tejano Day, Sunday, March 11, are available with the purchase of season tickets, but are not included in the mini-season ticket options.
The 2012 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo runs Tuesday, Feb. 28, through Sunday, March 18. The show is a Section 501(c)(3) charity that benefits youth, supports education, and facilitates better agricultural practices through exhibitions and presentation. Since its beginning in 1932, the show has committed approximately $283 million to the youth of Texas. For tickets and more information, visit www.rodeohouston.com. Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Heritage Partners are Reliant, Ford, Miller Lite, Coca-Cola, BP and Mattress Firm.