Las Vegas Events announced last week the list of Opening Acts for the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo®. The annual showcase is scheduled for Dec. 7-16 at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas.
Each of the entertainers will perform prior to the rodeo competition getting underway and will include a variety of production elements, including pyrotechnics, lasers, an interactive stage and full-arena LED and video board supporting graphics.
The full list of Opening Acts includes:
Thursday, Dec. 7 – Vegas Night
Friday, Dec. 8 – Ian Munsick (also playing at The Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Dec. 9)
Saturday, Dec. 9 – Bryan Martin
Sunday, Dec. 10 – Kodi Lee (America’s Got Talent winner, Season 14)
Monday, Dec. 11 – Chancey Williams (also playing at The Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Dec. 15)
Tuesday, Dec. 12 – Drake Milligan (also playing at the Palms Casino Resort, Dec. 14)
Wednesday, Dec. 13 – Eddie Montgomery (also playing at the Golden Nugget, Dec. 15)
Thursday, Dec. 14 – Jake Worthington (also playing at the Theater at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas, Dec. 13-14)
Friday, Dec. 15 – Lainey Wilson (also playing at the Theater at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas, Dec. 13-16)
Saturday, Dec. 16 – Gold Night
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 2022, the event had a total attendance of 173,350 over the 10 days of competition at the Thomas & Mack Center and has sold out more than 350 consecutive performances in Las Vegas.
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