Luke Bryan, Kacey Musgraves and More in 2019 RodeoHouston Lineup
The rumors were true! Kacey Musgraves, Brooks & Dunn, Luke Bryan and more will play RodeoHouston in 2019. Rodeo organizers revealed the news on Thursday night (Jan. 3), after a rumored version of the lineup leaked late in 2018.
The full lineup matches up with a list of entertainers posted to Twitter and rumored to be this year's entertainment lineup. In addition to Musgraves, Brooks & Dunn and Bryan, the 2019 RodeoHouston lineup also includes includes the Turnpike Troubadours, Old Dominion, Luke Combs, Tim McGraw, Kane Brown, the Zac Brown Band, Chris Stapleton, Cody Johnson and Brad Paisley, as well as George Strait, whose performance -- on the final night of the rodeo's 21-day run, on March 17 -- was confirmed earlier.
"George has a long history with the Rodeo, first take the stage back in 1983," Rodeo President and CEO Joel Crowley explained in 2018, when it was announced that Strait would be headlining the event. "He's been with us through many of our major milestones during the past three decades, has entertained more than 1.5 million RodeoHouston fans and is the only platinum honoree on our Star Trail of Fame."
The theme of the evening of Strait's rodeo-closing performance will be a celebration of Texas country. Singer-songwriters from the state Robert Earl Keen and Lyle Lovett will join Strait as opening acts during the show.
The 2019 RodeoHouston lineup also includes a variety of non-country performers, including Cardi B, Camila Cabello, Panic! at the Disco and more. To stay up to date on the latest news on the Rodeo, which is set to take place from Feb. 25 to March 17, visit RodeoHouston's official website.