Concerts

Blake Shelton Shores Up Status as Rodeo Royalty

Blake Shelton NRG Stadium March 19, 2015

It didn't take long for Blake Shelton and his band to slow it down Thursday night, much to the delight of the ladies in the crowd. During his fifth RodeoHouston performance, before serenading the fairer sex, the Oklahoma native had a few words of encouragement for the gentlemen in attendance.

"I'm sure there's other things a lot of you dudes would rather have been doing tonight than sitting in here listening to me sing," he said. "But I want you to know that you did it for the right reasons: you did it because she wanted you to come out here."

The crowd then erupted with cheers and applause as the band launched into "Doin' What She Likes," an ode to the women in our lives who coax us into doing things against our will, only for us to inevitably end up enjoying them.

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Matt is a regular contributor to the Houston Press’ music section. He graduated from the University of Houston with a degree in print journalism and global business. Matt first began writing for the Press as an intern, having accidentally sent his resume to the publication's music editor instead of the news chief. After half a decade of attending concerts and interviewing musicians, he has credited this fortuitous mistake to divine intervention.
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