Electric Rodeo

Rocks Off's Rodeo Concert Guide: Larry Harry Barry Terry Gary Allan

Date: March 17

Name: Gary Allan

AKA: "The Media Assassin"...sorry, that's Harry Allen

Genre: Latter Day country

Best Known Song(s): "Man to Man," "Nothing On But the Radio," "If You Don't Know Me By Now"

Key Demographic: Dallas Cowboys fans (sorry, that's Larry Allen), DC Comics enthusiasts (sorry, that's Barry Allen)

Previous HLSR Appearances: 1997, 2009

Houston Connections, If Any: Like Houston's terrain, Allan is mostly flat and unchallenging

If You Like This, Chances Are You'll Like: Plain yogurt, shortbread cookies, unflavored ice milk

Odds of Wearing a Hat: Not very

Because He/She's Bald? Allan's spiky-haired 'do is what you'd get if Dane Cook had Keith Urban's hairline. He'll still go hatless though.

Odds of Onstage Injury: >10%: Allan is pretty wiry, we imagine he can take a fall

Any Other Cheap Jokes at the Expense of His Generic Name? "Didn't he used to command the 104th Infantry Division?"

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