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Wynn Williams’ Journey From Working to Performing the Rodeo Houston

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Wynn Williams always dreamed of becoming a country music performer. From a young age, he was inspired by 90s and 2000s country music from artists such as Glen Campbell and Jim Reeves. “By the time I was in high school, country music was just an extension of who I was as a person,” said Williams. The Texas native is now making a name for himself and you can see him this year at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo! Keep Reading

Rodeo Ready Gift Guide: Show Up in Style this Rodeo Season

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Houston’s abuzz as everyone gets ready for the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, the world’s largest livestock show and richest regular-season rodeo. This unmatched, multi-week event kicks off on Tuesday, March 3rd and continues through March 22nd. Before you saddle up and head down to NRG Park, youll need the perfect outfit with western flair. Keep Reading

Southern Sophistication from CITY Boots

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No matter where youre from, whether it’s a small town or big city, you may not consider yourself a cowboy boot person. That’s why Texas native Lizzy Bentley founded CITY Boots: to cater to those looking for a stylish alternative to the southern standard.  Keep Reading

Keepin’ It [Real] Country: Is Cody Johnson the New Garth Brooks?

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Cody Johnson’s fans know a good thing when they hear it. And what’s coming from the hard working, bull rider-turned-country-musician is catapulting his career, and may actually help other Texas Country artists turn a serious musical corner.  Keep Reading

Backstage Pass: An Inside Look of Backstage at Rodeo Houston

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We got an exclusive sneak peek with designer, Torie Halbert of To the T. Interiors, of the incredible backstage set up created for the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo each year.  Torie, who has been a Rodeo committee member for 12 years, has been designing backstage for the show for 7 years now and she just keeps outdoing herself!  Bringing elements of Houston into each of the 6 rooms backstage, she’s showcasing just how great the city is and leaving a lasting impression on the biggest music artists in the country, just before and after they hit the stage.  These rooms are available to the performers to get ready before the show, unwind afterward, and receive their commemorative belt buckles, the Rodeo’s version of a trophy for playing the big stage. Keep Reading

Navigate the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™ Like a Local

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Since its debut in 1932, the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo has grown to be the world’s largest event of its kind. In 1966, they moved the show to the “Eighth Wonder of the World” the Astrodome to accommodate their growth. Keep Reading

Rodeo Ready Gift Guide: Show Up in Style this Rodeo Season

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Houston’s abuzz as everyone gets ready for the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo®, the world’s largest livestock show and richest regular-season rodeo. This unmatched, multi-week event kicks off on Tuesday, February 25, and the good times roll on through March 17. Keep Reading

Top Specials To Know About During the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo

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All Roped In Package at Hotel Derek

This beloved Galleria-area hotel is offering a package worth lassoing! Book your stay with the All Roped In Package and enjoy the best in Texan amenities. Kick off your stay with a signature welcome gift, including locally-smoked beef jerky and honey roasted Texas pecans. Enjoy overnight accommodation, then fuel up with a Southern-inspired breakfast at acclaimed onsite restaurant Revolve Kitchen + Bar. Don’t worry about your buggy—valet is complimentary. Click here for more information and booking.

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Shop These Texas Designs for Your Showstopping Rodeo-Ready Look

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    Christina Greene Jewelry | Squash Blossom Necklace | $1,100 | Shop Now» | Image courtesy of Christina Greene Jewelry
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    Strom Rinzen | Cream Leather + Gold-embossed Alligator Leather Purse and Champagne Hair on Custom Hide Belt with Swarovski Crystals + Hand-cut Cream Leather Fringe | $155 and $245, respectively | Shop Now» | Image courtesy of Strom Rinzen
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    CITY Boots | The Georgia | $650 | Shop Now» | Image courtesy of CITY Boots
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    Dos Carolinas | Custom, Handmade Guayaberas | Shirts from $160 to $280 | Shop Now» | Image courtesy of Dos Carolinas
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    Ila and Bertie | Custom, Hand-Embroidered Vintage Bandana | $35 and up | Shop Now» | Image courtesy of Ila and Bertie
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    Emerson Rose | Byron Dress Mexicali by Show Me Your Mumu + 3 Stone Moon Necklace by Gemelli | $145.95 and $74.95, respectively | Shop Now» | Image courtesy of Emerson Rose

Houston’s abuzz as everyone gets ready for the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, the world’s largest livestock show and richest regular-season rodeo. This unmatched, multi-week event kicks off on Tuesday, February 27 with Garth Brooks’ sold-out concert, and the good times (which include a big-purse Rodeo, some of the biggest names in the music industry, the largest Western shopping mall, a carnival, and amazing food) roll on through March 18.

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Shop Handmade Southwestern Style from Ila and Bertie

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If you love the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo, you know that Texas style shines big and bright. From boots to bangles, all aspects of Southern fashion celebrate the bold spirit of the west. As the fourth largest city in America, Houston has its fair share of designers. One such local up-and-comer is Amelia King, founder of Ila and Bertie, who’s bringing handmade Southwestern jewelry to fashionistas with flair. As you prep your Rodeo outfit, meet the lady behind this new Texas label.

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