Kenny Chesney, Kid Rock, Keith Urban among RodeoHouston 2016 headliners

Kenny Chesney, Kid Rock, Keith Urban, Jason Derulo, Jason Aldean are among the 21 entertainers set to headline the 2016 edition of RodeoHouston in March.

“The variety in this year’s entertainer lineup makes it one of the most exciting in RodeoHouston history! These stars, as a group, have won everything from Teen Choice and Latin GRAMMY awards to all of the country music honors,” said Joel Cowley, president and CEO of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. “And with our family friendly ticket pricing, our fans can enjoy the full spectrum of entertainment at our legendary event.”

Tickets go on sale Saturday, January 16th at 10 a.m. through AXS Ticketing via The online Waiting Room opens at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, and the store opens at 10 a.m., with fans chosen at random to purchase tickets, no matter what time they entered the Waiting Room. To make the process easier on Saturday, ticket buyers can register any time at Visit to view all RodeoHouston ticket options.

2016 RodeoHouston Lineup

The following 21 entertainers slated to perform during the 2016 Show have garnered 14 GRAMMY awards, two Latin GRAMMY awards, 88 Academy of Country music awards and six Teen Choice Awards. Four of the 2016 entertainers are members of the Grand Ole Opry — Little Big Town, Brad Paisley, Darius Rucker and Keith Urban.

Tuesday, March 1 — First Responders Day, sponsored by BP America

The Band Perry

Wednesday, March 2* — Armed Forces Appreciation Day, sponsored by BHP Billiton 

Chris Young

Thursday, March 3

Jason Aldean

Friday, March 4 — Black Heritage Day, sponsored by Kroger 

Jason Derulo

Saturday, March 5 

Cole Swindell 

Sunday, March 6 

Shawn Mendes

Monday, March 7 

Miranda Lambert

Tuesday, March 8 


Wednesday, March 9* 

Brett Eldredge

Thursday, March 10

Luke Bryan 

Friday, March 11 

Darius Rucker 

Saturday, March 12 

Billy Currington

Sunday, March 13 — Go Tejano Day 

Los Huracanes Del Norte/Banda Los Recoditos

Monday, March 14

Kenny Chesney

Tuesday, March 15

Kid Rock

Wednesday, March 16*

Jake Owen

Thursday, March 17

Florida Georgia Line

Friday, March 18

Little Big Town

Saturday, March 19 — RodeoHouston Super Series Championship

Brad Paisley

Sunday, March 20 — RodeoHouston Super Shootout, presented by Crown Royal

Keith Urban

*Value Wednesdays include $10 upper level Rodeo tickets, plus values throughout NRG Park.


  • Rodeo ticket prices range from $10 to $86, plus applicable fees.
    • Upper Level Value Wednesday: $10
    • Upper Level: $18
    • Loge Level: $21
    • Action, Field and Club Level: $24 to $86
      • The majority of these seats have been sold as season tickets; however, single tickets (no two seats together) may be available.
  • Individual Rodeo tickets may be purchased in the following ways:
    • online at or or via the AXS mobile app available forAndroid and Apple devices;
      • Register for a MyAXS account to help expedite the online purchase process at
      • An online Waiting Room will open at 9:30 a.m., a half hour before the sale begins. To view a video on the Waiting Room process, visit
        • Admission into the Waiting Room will speed up the ticketing process by allowing each customer to log in to his/her MyAXS account and enter payment information in preparation for the sale.
      • Please note: a place in the Waiting Room does not guarantee ticket availability.
      • Beginning at 10 a.m., customers who entered the Waiting Room between 9:30 and 9:59 a.m. will be randomly selected to enter the store to purchase tickets. A customer entering the Waiting Room at 9:59 a.m. has the same chance to be chosen at random as the customer who entered the Waiting Room at 9:30 a.m.
      • Those arriving after 10 a.m. will be placed in line behind those who were in the Waiting Room by 9:59 a.m.
      • Each performance is sold separately; therefore, to purchase tickets for additional performances, customers will be placed back in line after each purchase.
    • Additional purchasing options:
      • by phone at 855.239.7207; or
      • in person beginning Monday, Jan. 18, at the NRG Park Box Office, with no service charge.
  • A 10-ticket purchase limit is set for all 20 performances through the first day of public sales, Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016.


  • Season ticket options start as low as $336 per seat, plus handling.
  • There is a four-ticket purchase limit per household.
  • Season tickets are available online at; or call the Rodeo Ticket Office at 832.667.1080.

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 $400 million to the youth of Texas. The 2016 Show will run March 1st through 20th.

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