Turnpike Troubadours Draw Largest Houston Rodeo Crowd This Year Playing In Front Of 74,657

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If you needed any further proof that country fans are still pumped about the return of the Turnpike Troubadours, look no further.

It still feels like it was yesterday when the band announced their return back in late 2021, after taking a little over two year hiatus.

They’ve been selling out venues ever since, and even basically broke the internet when they announced they were playing a show at Billy Bob’s Texas.

Needless to say, it’s an incredible feeling to see them back on stage performing again, and on top of that, they even announced that there is new music in the works as we speak.

Turnpike front man Evan Felker said on stage while playing a show at Red Rocks Amphitheatre last May, and proceeded to play a brand new song titled “Cat in the Rain:”

“I heard a rumor that we’ve been working on a record… and that rumor is true. I’m gonna play something new for ya”

But in recent news, the iconic group made a trip to Houston, Texas for the annual Houston Rodeo this past weekend, and boy, did they make some noise.

Turnpike sold the most tickets of the season so far, playing in front of a massive crowd of 74,657 at NRG Stadium. There are still some hitters like Chris Stapleton, Kenny Chesney and Cody Johnson left to perform this year, but they’re gonna need to break the 75,000 mark if they want to top Turnpike’s crowd this year.

I mean, if it was gonna be any band to do it at Houston Rodeo, it had to be the Turnpike Troubadours, right?

Well done, fellas.

A beer bottle on a dock



A beer bottle on a dock