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2012 Houston Rodeo Lineup Revealed

jason aldean at the houston RodeoThe 2012 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo (better known as the Houston Rodeo) will take place from February 28th through March 18th at Reliant Stadium in Houston Texas.  The Houston Rodeo is the world’s largest rodeo and every year millions of people attend the one of the many concerts, livestock shows, horse shows, and even eating contests.  Last year, the Rodeo drew nearly 2.3 million people- 244,184 alone came to check out the World’s Championship Bar-B-Que Contest.

The biggest draw each year are the concerts.  The Houston Rodeo draws some big names from pop, hip hop, latin, rock, and of course, country music.  This year is no different as the 2012 Houston Rodeo Lineup is chock-full of headlining acts.

The Houston Rodeo will kickoff with opening act Alabama on Tuesday night February 28th.  Other highlights include the genre busting Kid Rock, Lady Antebellum, John Legend,  Luke Bryan, Enrique Iglesias, Blake Shelton, Zac Brown Band, Miranda Lambert, The Band Perry, Jason Aldean, Train, and Brad Paisley.  The Rodeo will conclude on Sunday March 18th with a very special performance by country music legend Alan Jackson.

Houston Rodeo 2012 Schedule

February 28, 2012
Houston Rodeo – Alabama
Reliant Stadium, Houston, TX
February 29, 2012
Houston Rodeo – Kid Rock
Reliant Stadium, Houston, TX
March 01, 2012
Houston Rodeo – Lady Antebellum
Reliant Stadium, Houston, TX
March 02, 2012
Houston Rodeo – John Legend
Reliant Stadium, Houston, TX
March 03, 2012
Houston Rodeo – Luke Bryan
Reliant Stadium, Houston, TX
March 04, 2012
Houston Rodeo – Big Time Rush
Reliant Stadium, Houston, TX
March 05, 2012
Houston Rodeo – Eli Young
Reliant Stadium, Houston, TX
March 06, 2012
Houston Rodeo – Enrique Iglesias
Reliant Stadium, Houston, TX
March 07, 2012
Houston Rodeo – Blake Shelton
Reliant Stadium, Houston, TX
March 08, 2012
Houston Rodeo – ZZ Top
Reliant Stadium, Houston, TX
March 09, 2012
Houston Rodeo – Reba McEntire
Reliant Stadium, Houston, TX
March 10, 2012
Houston Rodeo – Chris Young
Reliant Stadium, Houston, TX
March 11, 2012
Houston Rodeo – Duelo
Reliant Stadium, Houston, TX
March 12, 2012
Houston Rodeo – Zac Brown Band
Reliant Stadium, Houston, TX
March 13, 2012
Houston Rodeo – Miranda Lambert
Reliant Stadium, Houston, TX
March 14, 2012
Houston Rodeo – The Band Perry
Reliant Stadium, Houston, TX
March 15, 2012
Houston Rodeo – Jason Aldean
Reliant Stadium, Houston, TX
March 16, 2012
Houston Rodeo – Train
Reliant Stadium, Houston, TX
March 17, 2012
Houston Rodeo – Brad Paisley
Reliant Stadium, Houston, TX
March 18, 2012
Houston Rodeo – Alan Jackson
Reliant Stadium, Houston, TX

Tickets officially go on sale on Saturday January 14th, 2012. However, tickets are already available at our Texas Concert Ticket Classifieds.

Top 10 College Football Bowl Games 2009-2010

Today is college football’s Championship Saturday and football fans around the nation will be eagerly awaiting the outcomes of the Big 12 and SEC Championship games .  The action that takes place on the field today will determine which teams are going to the BCS National Championship game and what teams end up going to the BCS Championship game will influence who will be invited to all the other major bowl games.

Most in the ticket industry know that the College Football Bowl game season is one of the biggest sales opportunities of the year.  This year will be no exception as popular teams like the Texas Longhorns, Florida Gators, and Alabama Crimson Tide will all be vying for a birth in the championship game.

While the BCS National Championship game will surely be a big seller, the following Top 10 bowl games should also attract eager ticket buyers (predicted teams in parentheses, bold denotes confirmed):

  1. BCS Championship Game (Florida Gators vs. Texas Longhorns)
  2. Rose Bowl (Oregon Ducks vs. Ohio State Buckeyes)
  3. Sugar Bowl (Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Cincinnati Bearcats)
  4. Orange Bowl (Georgia Tech vs. TCU)
  5. Fiesta Bowl (Iowa vs. Boise State)
  6. Cotton Bowl (Oklahoma State vs. Mississippi)
  7. Alamo Bowl (Texas Tech vs. Michigan State)
  8. Sun Bowl (Cal vs. Oklahoma Sooners)
  9. Chick-Fil-A Bowl (Tennessee vs. Virginia Tech)
  10. Capital One Bowl (Penn State vs. LSU)
  11. Holiday Bowl (USC vs. Nebraska)
  12. Emerald Bowl (Boston College vs. Stanford)
  13. Maaco Bowl (Oregon State vs. BYU)

Ok, so we included a few more than just 10 Bowl games- with such a lineup of potentially great games it was really difficult to narrow it down to just 10.  Be sure to check out the many great deals on these college football bowl games over in our NCAA Tickets section.