The Rocks Off Rodeo Concert Guide is our annual helpful(?) primer for those of you unsure about your HLSR music choices for the big event at Reliant Stadium.
Date: February 26
Name: Gary Allan
What Kind of Music Is It? New traditionalist country
Have I Heard Any of His Songs? Probably "Watching Airplanes" or "Get Off on the Pain." And if you're a fan of the 1998 Patrick Swayze movie Black Dog (and really, who isn't?), you may have heard "Highway Junkie."
Does He Know What "The Shocker" Is? He claims he slept through college, so possibly his education in this area is lacking.
Appropriate Controlled Substance(s) for Pre-Show Raging? Jack Daniel's and Camel Ultra Lights.
Can I Wear My Affliction T-Shirt? You'll just get weird looks, brah. Head to Urban Outfitters and get a Hank Williams (not Jr.) or Johnny Cash tee.
Will There Be Chicks There? Allan's fans are more dedicated than average, so learn to mouth the words to "Every Storm Runs Out of Rain" and you'll be in like Flynn.
Will We Get into a Fight? Doubtful. Save your energy for the Pitbull show.
Best Song(s) to Leave to Take a Dump? "Lovin' You Against My Will," "She's So California."
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