JUST ANNOUNCED: Chris Stapleton, Cody Johnson and 17 other performers coming to the 2018 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo

The 2018 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo season runs Feb. 27-March 18.

The 2018 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo season runs Feb. 27-March 18.

The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo announced 18 performers who will take the stage at NRG Stadium during the 2018 rodeo season, Feb. 27-Mar. 18, via Facebook Live Jan. 4.



Although fans have known since 2017 that country legend Garth Brooks would open and close the 2018 season and tickets for those shows have already sold out, tickets for the rest of the performances will be up for grabs starting Jan. 11 at 10 a.m.

Weekday rodeo shows start at 6:45 p.m. with the entertainer taking the stage at approximately 8:45 p.m., while weekend rodeo shows begin at 3:45 p.m. with the performer taking the stage at roughly 5:45 p.m.

All performances will take place at NRG Stadium, located at NRG Parkway, Houston and this year, the HLSR will be utilizing a brand new stage.

February
27 Garth Brooks, 8:45 p.m. (sold out)
28 Little Big Town, 8:45 p.m. (Armed Forces Appreciation Day)

March
1 Blake Shelton, 8:45 p.m.
2 Leon Bridges, 8:45 p.m. (Black Heritage Day)
3 Kelsea Ballerini, 5:45 p.m.
4 Alessia Cara, 5:45 p.m.
5 Rascal Flatts, 8:45 p.m. (First Responders Day)
6 Jason Aldean, 8:45 p.m.
7 Thomas Rhett 8:45 p.m.
8 Luke Bryan, 8:45 p.m.
9 Chris Young, 8:45 p.m.
10 Cody Johnson, 5:45 p.m.
11 Calibre 50, 5:45 p.m. (Go Tejano Day)
12 Zac Brown Band, 8:45 p.m.
13 J Balvin, 8:45 p.m.
14 One Republic, 8:45 p.m.
15 Keith Urban, 8:45 p.m.
16 Chris Stapleton, 8:45 p.m.
17 Brad Paisley, 5:45 p.m. (Rodeo Houston Super Series Championship)
18 Garth Brooks, 5:45 p.m. (sold out) (Rodeo Houston Super Shootout)


The HLSR has been a Texas tradition since 1932 and brings in approximately $4.7 million in annual regional aggregate gross sales, while creating 7,265 full-time jobs and attracting roughly 16,316 people each year.

The nonprofit organization benefits the youth and aims to support education and facilitate better agriculture practices through exhibitions and presentations.

For more information about the HLSR 2018, call 832-667-1000 or click here.
By Hannah Zedaker

Editor, Spring/Klein & Lake Houston/Humble/Kingwood

Hannah joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in May 2016 after graduating with a degree in journalism from Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas. In March 2019, she transitioned to editor of the Spring/Klein edition and later became the editor of both the Spring/Klein and Lake Houston/Humble/Kingwood editions in June 2021. Hannah covers education, local government, transportation, business, real estate development and nonprofits in these communities. Prior to CI, Hannah served as associate editor of The Houstonian, interned with Community Impact Newspaper and spent time writing for the Sam Houston State University College of Fine Arts and Mass Communication and The Huntsville Item.



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