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Rodeo Austin Announces Brand New Event – Kicks Open the Chutes!

Yee Haw!

 Rodeo Austin is excited to announce a brand-new event, Kick Open the Chutes – Party on the Dirt, will take place March 15, 2019 at the Travis County Exposition Center

Rodeo Austin’s Kick Open the Chutes is a new event that will celebrate the opening of Rodeo Austin’s fifteen-day Fair & Rodeo. Attendees will get to experience Rodeo Austin like never before – the event will take place in the Rodeo arena where contestants perform every night and attendees will get the chance to go behind the chutes!

Kick Open the Chutes will feature two live music concerts by Wade Bowen with special guest Sam Riggs. Bowen is a Texas country singer/songwriter, known for his songs “Who I am” and “So Long 6th Street.”

Kick Open the Chutes will also include rodeo eats, a cash bar, rodeo-inspired games and a silent auction – all on the arena floor!

Admission is $20 and parking is free. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are on sale now at

Proceeds from Kick Open the Chutes go toward Rodeo Austin’s mission of Promoting Youth Education – Preserving Western Heritage.