2019 Rodeo Houston Features Bull Riding and Star Music Talent with Awesome Atmosphere

Everything you need to know about this year's concert schedule and ticket sales - from Musgraves to Strait
Zumic Staff

by Zumic Staff

Published February 20, 2019

The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo is a cultural institution beyond comparison.

Rodeo Houston, as it's commonly called, is celebrating its 87th year in 2019. The Houston Fat Stock Show and Livestock Exposition started in 1931 and did its first big event in 1932. Over the decades, it has become a social phenomenon that goes far beyond just a livestock show and rodeo. Since its inception, the organization has given away over $400 million to scholarships, educational grants, and non-profits. The Rodeo Houston events start tomorrow — February 21 — with the 3-day annual Bar-B-Que contest. After that, the rodeos officially begin on Monday and run for exactly three weeks straight.

One of the biggest draws for the annual event is the top-flight musical talent, and this year is no different. Kacey Musgraves will be performing the first night of the rodeo on February 25, and George Strait will be closing things out with Lyle Lovett and Robert Earl Keen on Sunday, March 17. In between, NRG Stadium will be hosting a who's who in the country genre including Brad Paisley, Chris Stapleton, Zac Brown Band, Tim McGraw, Luke Combs, Luke Bryan, Kane Brown, Brooks & Dunn, Turnpike Troubadours, Old Dominion, and Cody Johnson.

In addition to the country artists, fans can catch rising pop superstars Camila Cabello and Cardi B. Rounding out an eclectic lineup are Latin artists Prince Royce and Los Tigres del Norte, rock acts Santana, Kings of Leon, and Panic! at the Disco, and electronic DJ / producer Zedd — who had a major crossover hit last year with "The Middle."

The official Rodeo Houston website has a full schedule of all events, and separate ticketing info for things like Grounds Passes, Bar-B-Que Contest, and Carnival Rides and Food. Tickets may be available on site, but buying online is always better than waiting on line. Check out our listings below, which include all the concerts and comparison shopping to make sure you can get the best seats at the best prices.

Houston Rodeo All Tour Dates and Tickets

Jan 4
Neal S. Blaisdell Center Honolulu, HI
Jan 6
Maui Arts & Cultural Center Kahului, HI
Jan 17
Jan 20
Riviera Cancun Cancún, Q.R., Mexico
Jan 26
Choctaw Casino & Resort Durant, OK
Jan 27
Choctaw Casino & Resort Durant, OK
Mar 1
Mar 8
Port of Miami Florida Miami, FL
Mar 1
Mar 2
Mar 2
Mar 3
Ahoy Rotterdam, ZH, Netherlands
Mar 2
Mar 3
Mar 8
Mar 10
The SSE Arena Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Mar 8
Segerstrom Center For The Arts - Renee and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall Costa Mesa, CA
Mar 9
Segerstrom Center For The Arts - Renee and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall Costa Mesa, CA
Mar 14
VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena Jacksonville, FL
Mar 22
Coffee Butler Amphitheater Key West, FL
Mar 23
Coffee Butler Amphitheater Key West, FL
Mar 24
Coffee Butler Amphitheater Key West, FL
Mar 27
Rogers Arena Vancouver, BC, Canada
Apr 5
Vivint Arena (former Delta Center Salt Lake City, UT
Apr 20
Apr 21
San Gabriel Park Georgetown, TX
May 2
Scotiabank Saddledome Calgary, AB, Canada
May 3
Canadian Tire Centre Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
May 4
Abbotsford Centre Abbotsford, BC, Canada
May 9
iTHINK Financial Amphitheatre (formerly Coral Sky, Cruzan, Perfect Vodka) West Palm Beach, FL
May 11
Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza Wilkes-Barre Township, PA
May 18
Charleston Coliseum & Convention Center - Charleston Charleston, WV
May 30
Jun 2
Frank Brown Park Panama City Beach, FL
Jun 1
Jun 2
Jun 13
Jun 16
Bloomington Interstate Center Bloomington, IL
Jun 20
American Family Insurance Amphitheater Milwaukee, WI
Jun 21
CFG Bank Arena (formerly Royal Farms Arena) Baltimore, MD
Jul 11
Jul 13
Country Concert Fort Loramie, OH
Jul 11
Jul 14
United Center Chicago, IL
Aug 1
Aug 4
Camrose Regional Exhibition Grounds Camrose, AB, Canada
Aug 17
Fiddler's Green Amphitheatre Englewood, CO
Aug 22
Aug 24
Site MusiquArt Site Dieppe, NB, Canada

All rodeo and concert tickets include full general admission to the fairgrounds, which are open until midnight and features shopping, food, contests, and other special events, so attendees are encouraged to come early and stay late. Anyone with a general admission pass can enjoy music at The Hideout, featuring up-and-coming talent in a tent outside the stadium.

On weekday nights, the rodeos start at 6:45 pm, and on weekends the starting time is 3:45 pm — although there are a couple of weekend dates that start earlier or later so it is always a good idea to check individual listings. Each night, NRG Stadium will host approximately 2 hours of rodeo followed by a different headlining concert performance. Check the links above for more information and to buy tickets for individual events. All mobile tickets can be scanned with a bar code, and do not need to be printed on paper for admission. Keep in mind, details are subject to change. We recommend following Rodeo Houston and artists on social media to get the most up-to-date information.

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Brad Paisley Brooks & Dunn Camila Cabello Cardi B Chris Stapleton Cody Johnson George Strait Houston Rodeo Kacey Musgraves Kane Brown Kings of Leon Luke Bryan Luke Combs Lyle Lovett Old Dominion Panic! At The Disco Prince Royce Robert Earl Keen Santana Tigres del Norte Tim McGraw Turnpike Troubadours Zac Brown Band Zedd
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