The Chainsmokers, Sam Hunt, Chris Stapleton and More Announced to Perform at the 2017 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™

In anticipation of one of the world’s largest live entertainment and livestock exhibitions, the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™ took to Facebook Live at midnight on Monday, January 9 to announce their 2017 entertainer lineup. Surprise guest and opening night entertainer Aaron Watson made the official announcement in front of a select group of media and 60 lucky fans.

The lineup features some of the biggest names in today’s music including The Chainsmokers, Willie Nelson, Sam Hunt, Fifth Harmony, Luke Bryan, Chris Stapleton, and more. For a full list of performers, see the lineup calendar below.

Rodeo Houston Lineup on Country Music News Blog

More than half of the star-studded entertainer lineup scheduled to perform at RODEOHOUSTON® will take the rotating stage for the first time in 2017. “With a number of RODEOHOUSTON® veterans and entertainers who are new to the rotating stage, the March entertainment schedule is set,” said Joel Cowley, president and CEO of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™. “Houstonians can see a diverse offering of incredibly talented artists at truly affordable prices.”

Tickets will go on sale Saturday, January 14 at 10:00 am. Visit for more information.

In addition to the rotating main stage entertainment, the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeowill also present live performances at the Show’s very own honky tonk, The Hideout, as well as the World’s Championship Bar-B-Que Contest’s Miller Lite Stage at The Garden. Artists include Bri Bagwell, Cameran Nelson, Josh Ward, Rich O’Toole, Cory Morrow, and more. For a full lineup of each event, see below.

Rodeo Houston Lineup on Country Music News Blog

WCBBQ Entertainment:

Thursday, March 2: DJ DU, No Dry County, Rich O’Toole

Friday, March 3: DJ DU, Bri Bagwell, Mike and the Moonpies, Cory Morrow

Saturday, March 4: DJ DU, Flatland Calvary, Zane Williams, Jessie James Decker, Marine Band, Roger Creager, Shooter Jennings & Waymore’s Outlaws


About the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™:

The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™ 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 more than $430 million to the youth of Texas. For more information, visit and connect with #RODEOHOUSTON online via Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Youtube for all of the latest news. The 2017 Show is scheduled for March 7–26.

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