The country acts will perform immediately follow the rodeo action Thursday, April 21, and Friday, April 22. Tickets are $25-$30 and on sale now at the Clovis Rodeo website, www.clovisrodeo.com, or at the rodeo ticket office 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today, and again starting February 29.
Niemann kicks of the concert entertainment on Thursday night. The Kansas-born singer is one of a group of young upcoming country stars that includes Lee Brice, Tyler Farr and Luke Bryan. Since his national debut in 2010, Niemann has established himself as a solo performer with six hits on Billboard’s Hot Country and Country Airplay charts, including the No. 1 song “Lover, Lover.” He is also a songwriter, writing tunes for Garth Brooks, Blake Shelton and Lee Brice, with whom he will release a duet single next month.
Locash started its career in 2008 as the LoCash Cowboys and scored hits with its energetic take on contemporary country with songs like “Keep In Mind” and “The Best Seat In The House.” The pair – Chris Lucas and Preston Brust – also wrote songs for the likes of Keith Urban and Tim McGraw. Renamed to simply Locash, the group signed to Reviver Records in 2014.
Tickets are $32 and go on sale 9 a.m. Friday, Jan. 15, at ticketweb.com and at the nightclub starting next week.
“It’s time to take my new thing back to California,” Marr said in a release announcing the tour.
Marr is best known for his work with the iconic ’80s indie band The Smiths, which he started with Morrissey when he was 18 years old. After the Smiths disbanded in 1987, Marr became a solo artist and gun for hire, playing with every from the Pretenders, The The and Modest Mouse. In December, the guitarist released “Adremaline Baby,” 17-track live, double album.