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Match the Anticipated Crowds For Selected RodeoHouston Concerts

This week's RodeoHouston lineup announcement officially kicked off 2013 for Houston's party people and rodeo fans. The lineup is dependable as always, with your standard country acts, classic-rockers, kiddie-pop acts, R&B, and norteño offerings making up the month of music.

Sadly, once again this wasn't Slayer or Skrillex's year. There is always 2014. Or 2034. Also, I wanna know why Reba isn't coming out this year.


Rockin' the Rodeo: Pitbull, Bruno Mars, The Band Perry, Mary J. Blige Lead 2013 Names

In anticipation of the upcoming RodeoHouston season, I asked fans of each performer what they will wearing, drinking, and doing after each rodeo performance. Trust me, these imaginary people know how to party. Taco Cabana brawls, puking in the shower, stalking exes... it's gonna be a fun March for the Houston food-service and law-enforcement industries.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 25: TOBY KEITH Drink of Choice: A light beer of some sort inside a smuggled-in red Solo cup, natch. Wardrobe: Nut-hugging jeans and a Houston Texans polo. Afterparty: "Fallen asleep in the somewhere on 288 South with a bag of Jack In The Box tacos in your lap. Yeah it's a Monday night, you gotta problem? I gotta job."

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 27: ALAN JACKSON Drink of Choice: "It's a school night, so no boozing for me. I mean, I will have a beer with my brisket and alligator bites and funnel cake and corn dog, but I am not about raise hell on a Wednesday. Missing church as it is anyhow." Wardrobe: "Whatever the wife laid out for me after work before the show." Afterparty: "Leftovers from Kelley's Country Cookin'. Man, microwaved chicken-fried steak. It's a like party in my mouth and Ted Nugent is playing a guitar solo on my kitchen table."

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 28: ZAC BROWN BAND Drink of Choice: "Crown from a flask stowed away in my boot. what else is there? I had to toss my roadie out when we got in the gate." Wardrobe: Lucky jeans, maroon knit-cap, $600 boots, thrift store pearl snap shirt (guys); Seven jeans, Cody Canada shirt, $600 boots, cowboy hat from the mall (girls). Afterparty: "Man, Thursdays are just little Fridays to me, so after the show we're heading to Upper Kirby and shutting the bars down. Maybe getting into a fight at Taco Cabana."

SUNDAY, MARCH 3: DEMI LOVATO/AUSTIN MAHONE Drink of Choice: "Booze is for losers. I stole some painkillers from my big brother before the show." Wardrobe: "I took 35 bucks to Forever 21 and made magic happen. LOL." Afterparty: "Gonna be on Facebook and Tumblr until I fall asleep."

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Craig Hlavaty
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