AUSTIN, Texas – “Where weird meets western!” The Austin Rodeo is kicking off this weekend with live performances by some big names and Texas crowd-favorites, like bull-fighting clowns and carnival rides.

The rodeo is March 10 through 24. Live performances include Ludacris and Kevin Fowler.

Performances schedule below:

  • March 10: Josh Turner
  • March 11: Duelo (Dia Del Vaquero)
  • March 12: Ludacris
  • March 13: Cody Johnson
  • March 14: Chris Janson
  • March 15: Young the Giant
  • March 16: Josh Abbott Band
  • March 17: Justin Moore
  • March 18: Tracy Lawrence
  • March 19: LANCO
  • March 20: Gladys Knight
  • March 21: Lee Brice
  • March 22: Dwight Yoakam
  • March 23: Turnpike Troubadours
  • March 24: Kevin Fowler

The top Texas athletes will also gather to compete for the Champion title from bareback riding to steer wrestling and team-roping.

The big draw for families is the carnival rides, Wild West Show, pig races and the Kidstown.

Of course, there will also be lots of beer with A Taste of Texas offering several local options.

Tickets cost between $20 and $175. They’re available for purchase online or by calling 877-987-6487.

The rodeo is located at 9100 Decker Lane Rd in Austin.