HOUSTON, TX — The rodeo shifts back to country for one night as the Zac Brown Band takes the stage Monday at NRG Stadium. Following Sunday’s Go Tejano Day with Calibre 50 and Tuesday’s Spanish pop with J Balvin and Wednesday with One Republic, Monday will be the only country show until Keith Urban plays Thursday, followed by Chris Stapleton, Brad Paisley and Garth Brooks to close out the rodeo this weekend.
The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo (HLSR) enters its third week after the annual barbecue cook-off and 13 can’t-miss concerts. The rodeo lineup reached its halfway mark Thursday night with Luke Bryan. Big music acts like Garth Brooks, Luke Bryan, Cody Johnson, Chris Young, Little Big Town, Blake Shelton, Leon Bridges, Kelsea Ballerini and Jason Aldean have already played.
Here’s a Zac Brown tune called "Toes." We can’t guarantee Jimmy Buffett will be at NRG Stadium on Monday, but you’re pretty much guaranteed to hear this extraordinarily popular song:
The Zac Brown Band has many popular songs songs like:
Chicken FriedHighway 20 RideToesColder WeatherKeep Me In MindMy Old ManFree
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.
The HLSR will also unveil a newer, bigger stage for the concerts this year.
Here is the full lineup:
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: Zac Brown of the Zac Brown Band performs onstage at the 2014 CMA Festival on June 8, 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images)