Monday morning, the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo announced the remainder of its Reliant Stadium entertainment calendar for this year's rodeo, which begins March 2. Debuting on Reliant's revolving stage this year are Jason Aldean (March 6) and Texans the Eli Young Band (March 19). Returning from last year are Alan Jackson (March 2), Darius Rucker (March 9), Toby Keith (March 12), Lady Antebellum (March 15) and Keith Urban (March 16) and, from previous years, Blake Shelton (March 13) and Kenny Chesney (March 4). Pop offerings include Demi Lovato, who joins the Jonas Brothers March 7, the Black Eyed Peas (March 18) and Texas-raised Disney Channel alumna Selena Gomez, who closes out the 2010 rodeo with fellow teen singing sensation Justin Bieber March 21. Mary J. Blige gets the nod for Black Heritage Day (March 5) this year, and 2010's Go Tejano Day (March 14) entertainers are both from Mexico, duranguese group El Trono de Mexico and Nuevo Leon nortenos Pesado. Bear in mind these two days are part of the rodeo's full season-ticket packages, but not its two mini-plans. Previously announced performers are Dierks Bentley (March 3), the Jonas Brothers (March 7), Tim McGraw (March 8), Rascal Flatts (March 10), Brad Paisley (March 11), Gary Allan (March 17) and Brooks & Dunn's final rodeo appearance until the duo gets back together (March 20). Performers for the rodeo's Hideout venue will be announced soon. See information on the rodeo's "Value Days" (Bentley, Flatts and Allan), season-ticket packages, the long list of events leading up to the rodeo (including the Feb. 27 parade) and everything else at www.rodeohouston.com.
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