02/02/2011

ALAN JACKSON TO BE INDUCTED INTO HOUSTON LIVESTOCK SHOW AND RODEO STAR TRAIL OF FAME


Honoring His Play to Over One Million Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Fans

 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo officials announced today that 2011 RodeoHouston™ performer Alan Jackson will be inducted into the Show’s Star Trail of Fame Friday, March 18, at 3:30 p.m., as the superstar entertainer reaches 1 million in attendance at RodeoHouston.

Jackson will be only the fifth entertainer in history to perform in front of 1 million RodeoHouston fans. He first hit the rotating stage at RodeoHouston in 1992, and his March 18, 2011, performance will be his 19th time at RodeoHouston.
 
Jackson will join the elite group of Brooks & Dunn, Reba McEntire, Charley Pride and George Strait. Also in the Show’s Star Trail of Fame are Gene Autry (the Show’s first star entertainer), Elvis Presley and Roy Rogers.

“I’ve played for the rodeo fans in Houston a lot over the years, and I always look forward to it. I know there’s always a whole lot of people out there when I walk out on that stage, but I never imagined they’d added up to a million!” Jackson says. “I always appreciate the fans coming out to see me, and I want to thank the Rodeo for having me back again this year.”

Make plans now to be a part of the millionth-fan legacy for this legendary RodeoHouston performer. Great seats are still available starting at only $18. Secure your place now at www.rodeohouston.com.  

 Season and Mini-Season tickets are still available, as well as individual tickets for all 20 performances. Visit www.rodeohouston.com to see the full 2011 entertainer lineup and to buy tickets.  

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 $265 million to the youth of Texas. The 2011 Show runs March 1-20. For more information, visit www.rodeohouston.com.

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