LAS VEGAS – The lineup of opening acts for the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo® was released today by Las Vegas Events and Cowboy Revival. The annual exhibit will take place at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas from December 1-10.
Prior to the start of the rodeo competition, each of the performers will deliver a performance featuring a variety of production elements, including pyrotechnics, lasers, an interactive stage, and full arena LED and video board supporting visuals. Cowboy Revival presents each Opening Act.
The full list of Opening Acts includes:
Thursday, Dec. 1 – Vegas Night
Friday, Dec. 2 – Luke Bryan (also performing at The Theatre at Resorts World on Dec. 2, 3, 7, 9 and 10)
Saturday, Dec. 3 – Lainey Wilson (also performing at Rodeo Vegas at The Mirage on Dec. 2)
Sunday, Dec. 4 – Adrian Brannan (Memorial Night)
Monday, Dec. 5 – Chancey Williams (also performing at the South Point Showroom on Dec. 1-3)
Tuesday, Dec. 6 – Ben Gallaher (also performing at Cowboy Revival at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas on Dec. 6)
Wednesday, Dec. 7 – Steve Amerson (Military Night)
Thursday, Dec. 8 – Joe Nichols (also performing at Cowboy Revival at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas on Dec. 9)
Friday, Dec. 9 – Heath Sanders (also performing at Cowboy Revival at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas on Dec. 10)
Saturday, Dec. 10 – Gold Night in Vegas
Images are available here.
Known as the richest and most prestigious rodeo in the world, the Wrangler NFR attracts the top 15 contestants in bareback riding, steer wrestling, team roping, saddle bronc riding, tie-down roping, barrel racing and bull riding to compete for a share of the increased purse and the coveted PRCA Gold Buckle. In 2021, the event had a total attendance of 169,539 over the 10 days of competition at the Thomas & Mack Center and has sold out more than 340 consecutive performances in Las Vegas.
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