Fort Madison, IA (April 7, 2023): The Tri-State Rodeo Operating Committee is proud to announce the schedule for the 75th Annual Tri-State Rodeo, which will take place in Fort Madison, Iowa September 6 – 9, 2023!
In addition to the world-class national entertainment acts, the Tri-State Rodeo has been named as one of the nation’s top five large outdoor rodeos since 2000! The TSR Chute Out brings the top rodeo athletes from around the WORLD!
With this being the rodeo’s 75th anniversary, they have pulled out all the stops! The entertainment this year will undoubtedly make this the largest year that the Fort Madison, Iowa area has experienced! In addition to four great nights of rodeo, the Tri-State Rodeo will be continuing the new tradition of four nights of national entertainment on the Jack Daniel’s stage!
Headlining Wednesday, September 6, 2023, is an artist stemming from Wyoming, who will be releasing his second album in April, has already amassed over 400 Million streams, and has been added to countless, “Ones to Watch” lists – Ian Munsick will be kicking off the Jack Daniel’s stage at the 75th Tri-State Rodeo!
On Thursday, September 7, 2023, Chris Janson, who with songs like, “Buy Me a Boat,” “Done,” “Fix a Drink,” “Good Vibes,” and “Drunk Girl” has amassed 4 #1’s, and many top 5 hits. Janson is known for his high energy shows and will be bringing that energy to the rodeo this September!
Friday, September 8, 2023, is a night that has the makings of a sell-out! A band, who broke through in 1980 with their first Top 20 Hit, “My Home’s In Alabama,” and has since sold over 80 million albums. They have charted 43 #1 singles including 21 #1 singles in a row, a record that will likely never be surpassed in any genre. They have won over 178 CMA Awards, Grammy Awards, ACM Awards and counting. They’ve earned 21 Gold, Platinum and Multi-Platinum albums and were named the RIAA’s Country Group of the Century. They are members of the Country Music Hall of Fame and have a start on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
The Legendary country music band, ALABAMA, will be coming to Fort Madison, Iowa on Friday, September 8, 2023!
Saturday, September 9, 2023, is headlined by an artist who has 2 #1 singles, along with multiple chart-topping hits. Rolling Stone hailed his musical perspective as “Drinks-in-the-air Nineties Country at an Alabama vs.
Auburn tailgate,” and that is just the type of energy fans have come to expect from Riley Green.
Along with these great bands each night will highlight multiple rodeo events, hosted by our long time rodeo announcer, Boyd Polhamus, the multi-award winning Barrelman, Justin Rumford, and Bullfighters, Dusty Tuckness & Nathan Harp. The announced specialty act this year is Cowboy Kenny Steel Rodeo Freestyle Motocross.
Three Iowa favorite party bands will be performing in the Bud Light Stockyard following the main stage concert each night: Wednesday Night is The Tank Anthony Band, Thursday is the return of a rodeo favorite – NATU Band and Stumptown will be The Bud Light Stockyard band on Friday and Saturday nights.
Tickets for the Tri-State Rodeo will go on-sale Friday, April 14, 2023, at 8 AM and will be available at www.tristaterodeo.org or by calling the Tri-State Rodeo Box Office at (319) 372-2550. Tickets include entry into the rodeo, the concert, and the after-party.