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Lainey Wilson, others headline Dixie National Rodeo music line-up

Lainey Wilson will headline a show at the upcoming Dixie National Rodeo in Jackson. (Photo courtesy of Lainey Wilson Facebook)

Once again this year, the 58th Dixie National Rodeo will also feature some top-notch live music to go along with the many other attractions and events.

Nine concerts involving seven acts will also be a part of the annual affair, with the live music part of the rodeo running from Friday, Feb., 10th through Saturday, Feb., 18th.

Lainey Wilson, Mark Chestnutt, Diamond Rio and Randy Houser are the bigger names on the schedule, with Wilson’s show already sold out.

The 30-year-old Wilson, of Baskin, Louisiana, is one of the rising stars in Country Music and has recently joined the cast of the television series “Yellowstone”. She is a Country Music Association Award winner and is about to embark on a sold-out cross-country tour including a stop in Starkville as well. Her latest release “Bell Bottom Blues” recently helped her go viral on TikTok after a video of her garnered more than 7 million views.


  • Friday, February 10 | 7 p.m. | Featuring Randy Houser
  • Saturday, February 11 | 2 p.m. & 7 p.m. | Featuring Chancey Williams
  • Sunday, February 12 | 2 p.m. | Featuring Mark Chesnutt
  • Wednesday, February 15 | 7 p.m. | Featuring Lainey Wilson – SOLD OUT
  • Thursday, February 16 | 7 p.m. | Diamond Rio
  • Friday, February 17 | 7 p.m. | Featuring Casey Donahew
  • Saturday, February 18 | 2p.m. & 7 p.m. | Chris Lane

“The Mississippi State Fairgrounds is gearing up for another exciting Dixie National Livestock Show and Rodeo,” said Mississippi Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce Andy Gipson, in a press release. “The Dixie National Rodeo, the ‘Greatest Show on Dirt,’ is one event that you will not want to miss. Bring your family and enjoy this ‘something-for-everyone’ event, as cowboys and cowgirls from across the country converge for this rodeo competition. I encourage everyone to get their tickets now for the 2023 Dixie National Rodeo.”

*All concerts will start immediately following the rodeo performance*

Tickets for the 58th Annual Dixie National Rodeo are on sale now. The Dixie National Rodeo takes place Friday, February 10, through Sunday, February 12, and Wednesday, February 15, through Saturday, February 18, in the Mississippi Coliseum.

The Dixie National Rodeo, produced by Harper & Morgan Rodeo, is the largest professional rodeo east of the Mississippi River. Tickets to the Rodeo can be purchased at the Coliseum Box Office or online through Ticketmaster.

In addition to the rodeo and the live music, the event features multiple equine and livestock shows, the Sale of Junior Champions, the Mississippi Ag and Outdoor Expo, Rodeo Days Expo, the Dixie National Steakhouse and the Dixie National Parade. For more information: and follow the Dixie National Livestock Show & Rodeo page on Facebook.


Written by Curtis Rockwell

Curtis has almost three decades of experience at four different daily newspapers across South Mississippi, specializing in Sports and live Music.


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