The Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo has cancelled several thousand tickets to this month's rodeo, including 800 to the March 17 George Strait concert that were going as high as $8,100, after they allegedly fell into the hands of ticket brokers. According to a report in the Houston Chronicle, the rode ... More >>
It's getting a little late, but Rocks Off figured we can go ahead and tell you now. The Houston Livestock Livestock Show and Rodeo just announced a tweak in its schedule: There will be no bulls or broncs the final day of RodeoHouston 2013 -- a Sunday that happens to fall on St. Patrick's Day, March ... More >>
Photo by Jeff BalkeThe HiMiler taken at last year's rodeo carnival.A man fell 28 feet to his death from the HiMiler roller coaster in the waning moments of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo season.
The 46-year-old was given CPR at the scene before being taken to the hospital, where he wa ... More >>
Houston Rodeo: Where high tech meets low tech.Last week members of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo's marketing and public relations team held a press conference to present some of the rodeo's new-for-2011 offerings, chief among them a feature-rich smartphone app meant to improve all aspe ... More >>
Alright, so blogging has caused us to pay a little more attention to the rodeo than we usually do, which isn't difficult to achieve, given how much attention we paid to it in the past.But what's up with the gap in scheduling? We thought these things were etched in stone: Go Texan Day, parade, and th ... More >>
This year's rodeo brouhaha -- there usually is one -- surrounds the alleged lack of diversity of the event's staff, vendors and performers.State Sen. Mario Gallegos has filed a bill calling on the rodeo to open its books and get better about being inclusionary; local ctivist ben Mendez has circulate ... More >>