HOUSTON, TX — The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo (HLSR) enters its second week after the annual barbecue cook-off and nine can’t-miss concerts. The rodeo lineup reached its halfway mark Thursday night with Luke Bryan. Chris Young, the Season Four winner of USA’s ‘Nashville Star,’ kicks off the second half of shows when he takes the stage Friday night at NRG Stadium. Big music acts like Garth Brooks, Little Big Town, Blake Shelton, Leon Bridges, Kelsea Ballerini and Jason Aldean have already played.
Chris Young has a plethora of hits, and he’ll croon most of them Friday with songs like:
Gettin’ You HomeThe Man I Want To BeNeonVoicesLonely EyesSober Saturday NightTomorrow
The shows opened on Tuesday (Feb. 27) with Garth Brooks and will close on Sunday, March 18, with Brooks — both Garth shows are sold out. The full lineup is listed under the video. Click here to purchase individual tickets through ATX.
Weekday rodeos start at 6:45 p.m. The entertainer(s) takes the stage at approximately 8:45 p.m.
Weekend rodeos start at 3:45 p.m. The entertainer(s) takes the stage at approximately 5:45 p.m.
Here’s a video of Young’s peppy and flirty ‘Gettin’ You Home ‘ that you’re sure to hear Thursday
The HLSR will also unveil a newer, bigger stage for the concerts this year.
Here is the full lineup:
Friday, March 9 — Chris Young (Country)Saturday, March 10 — Cody Johnson (Country)Sunday, March 11 — Calibre 50 (Regional Mexican)Monday, March 12 — Zac Brown Band (Country)Tuesday, March 13 — J Balvin (Spanish Pop)Wednesday, March 14 — One Republic (Rock)Thursday, March 15 — Keith Urban (Country)Friday, March 16 — Chris Stapleton (Country)Saturday, March 17 — Brad Paisley (Country)Sunday, March 18 — Garth Brooks* (Country)
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* SOLD OUT
Image: Singer/Songwriter/Angler Chris Young win trophy for ugliest fish during Th3 Legends Cast For A Cure Tournament Benefiting The T.J. Martell Foundation at Sanders Ferry Park on November 4, 2017 in Hendersonville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)