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Look Who Showed Up At The Rodeo Cookoff

UPDATE: As per the commenters, it appears to be Nelson and Parton impersonators. It's a little hard to tell from the photo, and it's still a good story.

Country stars Willie Nelson and Dolly Parton both dropped by the World's Championship BBQ Contest at the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo Thursday night, reports KHOU.

Rocks Off has no idea what they were doing in town, besides both of them probably love good barbecue. That we know of, neither of them is on tour, except that Nelson more or less always is.

In fact, he's playing the Plaza Theatre in El Paso next Saturday, according to Pollstar. Parton, who played Verizon Wireless Theater last October behind her new album Better Day, is not listed as currently on tour.

Maybe they're filming a movie together.


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Chris Gray has been Music Editor for the Houston Press since 2008. He is the proud father of a Beatles-loving toddler named Oliver.
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