Electric Rodeo

Rocks Off's Rodeo Concert Guide: N'Sync Backstreet Boys O-Town Rascal Flatts

Date: March 10

Name: Rascal Flatts

AKA: "No Talentt Ass Clowns"

Genre: Pop-country

Best Known Song(s): "What Hurts the Most," "Bless the Broken Road," "I Want it That Way

Key Demographic: Hannah Montana fans looking to butch up their image, people who've never heard the name "Waylon Jennings"

Previous HLSR Appearances: 2001, 2005, 2008-09

Houston Connections, If Any: We rank third in the nation on a list of cities that would most like to throw the band off a skyscraper (behind Chicago and surprise runner-up Cleveland)

If You Like This, Chances Are You'll Like: Nelson, the Party Posse, puncturing your eardrum with an ice pick

Odds of Wearing a Hat: 12%

Because He/She's Bald? No, but Stetsons don't mix very well with Joico's Ice Spiker

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