Dixie Chicks, Alan Jackson, Other Stars Play Houston Rodeo

The Dixie Chicks, Alan Jackson and 17 other country artists and groups will play the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo at the Reliant Astrodome in Houston. Other country artists appearing are Clay Walker, Pat Green, Lyle Lovett, Martina McBride, Brooks & Dunn, Phil Vassar, Jamie O’Neal. Emmylou Harris, Alison Krauss, Nickel Creek, Willie Nelson, Lee Ann Womack, Kenny Chesney, Clint Black with Lisa Hartman Black, Larry Gatlin & the Gatlin Brothers and Charley Pride, Bob Dylan makes his first Rodeo appearance on Feb. 20. The Chicks open the Rodeo on Feb. 12 and George Strait plays the last show, on March 3. That also marks the last country concert in the Astrodome, which will be demolished later this year to be replaced by a new arena. 1/10/02