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Luke Bryan and Alan Jackson Among Top-Priced Performers at 2015 Houston Rodeo

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The world’s biggest livestock and rodeo show returns to Houston tomorrow, and it’s reeling in big ticket prices on the secondary market. From March 3-22, the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo will welcome some of music’s biggest acts, including Luke Bryan, Ariana Grande, Tim McGraw, Fall Out Boy and Eric Church. 20 total performances are scheduled over the rodeo’s three-week stay at NRG Stadium.

Across all 20 dates, the average price for Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo tickets on TiqIQ is $95.44, marking a price increase of 5.2% from last year’s average of $90.72. With country stars highlighting the bulk of the bill, Hunter Hayes, Justin Moore and Eric Church, will be among the cheapest artists to play this year’s rodeo. Luke Bryan, Alan Jackson and Pitbull serve as the three highest-priced performers on the secondary market.

Hunter Hayes is set to play on Wednesday, March 4, which will be this year’s cheapest individual day. March 4 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo tickets average at just $26, 72.7% below this year’s average, and get-in price starts at $3. Justin Moore will perform five days later on March 9 and secondary tickets average at $30 with a get-in price of $2. The opening day of the rodeo on March 3 will be headlined by Eric Church, who’s garnered a $31 secondary average. The rodeo’s cheapest ticket on March 3 is listed at $3.

The most expensive day of this year’s rodeo will be on its final day on March 22, when Luke Bryan is set to take the main stage. The average secondary price for March 22 Houston Rodeo tickets is $166.01 and the day’s cheapest ticket is $35. On March 7, Alan Jackson will perform to the tune of a $136.79 average ticket price and $34 get-in price. Pitbull will be the rodeo’s third most expensive performer on March 13. That day, the average price for Houston Rodeo tickets is $134.56 and fans can get in for $29 on the secondary market.

Four other days have seen secondary ticket price average over $100. Brad Paisley, Blake Shelton, Ariana Grande and Zac Brown Band will generate triple-digit averages on their respective days. Paisley will perform on March 21, Shelton on March  19, Grande on March 17 and Zac Brown Band on March 12, when tickets average at $104.47 and get-in price is $20 on the secondary market.

2015 will mark another memorable year at the Houston Rodeo. With Luke Bryan and Alan Jackson set to take the stage across the rodeo’s most expensive days, the secondary market has indicated that country music is alive and well in Lone Star State.

Country Music is Heading to the Windy City this June!

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Live Nation Entertainment revealed plans today to launch Chicago’s first major country music festival.  Windy City LakeShake will take place at FirstMerit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island June 19-21.  Country music heavyweights Dierks Bentley, Florida Georgia Line and Brad Paisley will headline the festival set against the iconic backdrop of Chicago’s city skyline.

With the festival’s scenic setting of Northerly Island offering a weekend retreat for fans, additional artists slated to play include Frankie Ballard, Easton Corbin, Clare Dunn, Mickey Guyton, Randy Houser, Maddie and Tae, Ashley Monroe, Kip Moore, Justin Moore, David Lee Murphy, Joe Nichols, Cassadee Pope, RaeLynn, Thomas Rhett and Canaan Smith with more to be revealed over the coming weeks.

Windy City LakeShake will join Live Nation’s premier country music festival family that includes Watershed, Faster Horses, Route 91 Harvest, FarmBorough, the recently announced Delaware Junction and will host two stages including the festival group’s trademark “Next From Nashville” stage, showcasing emerging country music acts.  Three day passes start at $199.50 (plus applicable fees) and will go on sale Mon., Feb 2nd at 10am CT.  Fans will also have the opportunity to upgrade to VIP passes which will allow fans access to elevated viewing, shaded reserved seating, exclusive cash bars, upgraded food selection and more.  For more information visit: www.lakeshakefestival.com.

“Being a native Chicagoan, it has been a dream of mine to present a world class country music festival in my hometown,” said Brian O’Connell, President of Country Touring at Live Nation Entertainment.  “The backdrop of the beautiful skyline of Chicago, and the coolness of being right on the lake shore will enhance the incredible artists we have lined up for year one.  No one has more fun than Chicago’s music fans, and I am sure that LakeShake will be one for the ages.”

Follow further Windy City LakeShake updates on Facebook: facebook.com/windy-city-lakeshake-festival, Twitter: @LakeShakeFest Instagram: @LakeShakeFest and join the conversation on Twitter, using #LakeShakeFest.

American Country Coundown Awards Red Carpet Photos

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Country music’s biggest stars brought out some bling at last night’s American Country Countdown Awards. Check out the Red Carpet Fashion.

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Carrie Underwood

Jason Aldean
Jason Aldean and Brittany Kerr

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Justin Moore and Family

Lady Antebellum
Lady Antebellum

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Luke Bryan and Caroline

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Miranda lambert

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Reba

Brantley Gilbert & Justin Moore Pull Music From Spotify

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Brantley Gilbert and Justin Moore are joining the ranks with Taylor Swift and Jason Aldean, pulling music from the popular streaming service Spotify.

Gilbert’s most recent album, ‘Just as I Am,’ and Moore’s latest, ‘Off the Beaten Path,’ are no longer available for streaming on Spotify, leaving just one single for listeners to consume as a teaser. According to Rollingstone, the Big Machine labelmates are taking a stand for fair compensation.

What do you think about artists pulling their music from streaming services?

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