Rodeo Houston is getting a heavy infusion of pop and hip hop in 2013.

Joining the leading names in country-Toby Keith, Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw are just a few-this year's lineup also includes the likes of Bruno Mars, Mary J Blige and Demi Lovato. Rapper Pitbull and the classic rock group Styx will also fill in the three-week event.

Twenty-five entertainers in all will perform on the Reliant Stadium stage between Feb. 25 and March 17 when George Strait headlines a full-length concert featuring the Randy Rogers Band and Martina McBride.

Here's the full line-up:

  • Monday, Feb. 25 - Toby Keith
  • Tuesday, Feb. 26 - Gary Allan
  • Wednesday, Feb. 27 - Armed Forces Appreciation Day - Alan Jackson
  • Thursday, Feb. 28 - Zac Brown Band
  • Friday, March 1 - Black Heritage Day - Mary J. Blige
  • Saturday, March 2 - Brantley Gilbert
  • Sunday, March 3 - Demi Lovato, Austin Mahone
  • Monday, March 4 - Styx
  • Tuesday, March 5 - Lady Antebellum
  • Wednesday, March 6 - Dierks Bentley
  • Thursday, March 7 - Bruno Mars
  • Friday, March 8 - Tim McGraw
  • Saturday, March 9 - The Band Perry
  • Sunday, March 10 - Go Tejano Day - Julion Alvarez, Los Invasores de Nuevo Leon
  • Monday, March 11 - Jason Aldean
  • Tuesday, March 12 - Kenny Chesney
  • Wednesday, March 13 - Jake Owen
  • Thursday, March 14 - Pitbull
  • Friday, March 15 - Blake Shelton
  • Saturday, March 16 - Luke Bryan
  • Sunday, March 17 (concert only) - George Strait, Martina McBride and the Randy Rogers Band


    Most Rodeo tickets range from $18 to $21; tickets go on sale Jan. 12 at 10 a.m. at www.rodeohouston.com, all Ticketmaster locations and by phone at 1-800-726-1313.