Electric Rodeo

Rocks Off's Rodeo Concert Guide: Some Guy Named Blake Shelton

Date: March 13

Name: Blake Shelton

AKA: "Drake...Smeldon"

Genre: Generi-country

Best Known Song(s): "Austin," "Some Beach," "Swervin' in My Lane"

Key Demographic: Domestic car aficionados, fellow self-loathing Oklahomans

Previous HLSR Appearances: none

Houston Connections, If Any: Not really, that hair's more of a Dallas thing

If You Like This, Chances Are You'll Like: Jaromir Jagr, cell phone bans, the eternal struggle of the proletariat

Odds of Wearing a Hat: 50-50

Because He/She's Bald? No, but since he lost the mullet he doesn't appear to be quite as ashamed of baring his head

Odds of Onstage Injury: <20% - Shelton usually stays pretty rooted to one spot

Most Common Song Topics: Himself, drinking, and...bones

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