^
Keep Houston Press Free
4

Rocks Off's Rodeo Concert Guide for "Bros": Gary Allan

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

AKA: NA

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."

I Support
  • Local
  • Community
  • Journalism
  • logo

Support the independent voice of Houston and help keep the future of Houston Press free.

Check Out the Show or Stay Home and Watch UFC Unleashed? UFC. Maybe they'll have some hot Rousey vs. Carmouche clips.


Keep the Houston Press Free... Since we started the Houston Press, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Houston, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Houston with no paywalls.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.