The Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo is one of the most popular events in the Midwest and it returns for 2023!
This year’s rodeo will feature all of the classic events that fans have come to know and love like bareback riding, barrel racing, saddle bronc riding, steer wrestling, team and tie-down roping, bullfighting, and bull riding!
After a full evening of rodeo action, fans can enjoy live concerts from some of today’s hottest music stars. This year’s lineup includes Whiskey Myers, Ja Rule, Ying Yang Twins, Travis Denning, and Riley Green.
Get ready to ride into the sunset with the Sikeston Rodeo’s 2023 entertainment lineup! From rising stars to legendary performers, bringing audiences a wild and exciting time.
Wednesday, August 9, 2023 – Riley Green
Thursday, August 10, 2023 – Travis Denning
Friday, August 11, 2023 – Ja Rule and Ying Yang Twins
Saturday, August 12, 2023 – Whiskey Myers
2023 Sikeston Jaycee Rodeo Entertainment Announcement Trailer
Wednesday, August 9, 2023
Riley Green is a rising Country Music star who has made a name for himself with his heartfelt and relatable songs. His music combines traditional country, bluegrass, and gospel to create an authentic sound that resonates with fans of all ages. Born in Jacksonville, Alabama, Riley was exposed to music at an early age as he spent time with his grandfather Bufford Green at the Golden Saw Music Hall. After releasing his debut album DIFFERENT ‘ROUND HERE in 2019 which included hits like “There Was This Girl” and “I Wish Grandpas Never Died,” Riley has been nominated for Best New Country Artist at the iHeartRadio Music Awards and voted one of CRS’ 2020 New Faces. With five top singles under his belt such as “Hell of A Way To Go” and “When She Comes Home Tonight” it’s no surprise that this talented artist continues to gain recognition from critics across the globe.
Thursday, August 10, 2023
Hailing from Warner Robins, Georgia, Travis Denning is an up-and-coming country music artist and Mercury Nashville recording star who’s been turning heads with his infectious tunes. With his debut single “David Ashley Parker from Powder Springs” reaching the Top 40 charts, he has since released several chart-topping singles, including “After A Few” and the number one hit on Sirius XM’s Highway Hot 30 “ABBY.” His debut EP BEER’S BETTER COLD also reached the Top 20 of Billboard’s Country Albums chart. Denning has performed as the opening act for stars like Cole Swindell, Alan Jackson, LANCO, and Riley Green, and also serving as direct support for country sensation Dustin Lynch!
Friday, August 11, 2023
Multi-platinum rapper and actor, Ja Rule, has been making music since the late 1990s. He is best known for his hits “Holla Holla,” “Between Me and You,” “I’m Real (Murder Remix),” “Ain’t It Funny,” “Always on Time,” “Mesmerize” and “Wonderful.” Ja Rule’s success over the years has earned him two American Music Awards nominations as well as four Grammy Award nominations. As of 2018, he has sold more than 14 million units in the United States alone and 30 million records worldwide.
Ying Yang Twins
The Ying Yang Twins have been making waves in the rap and hip-hop scene for over two decades. The Atlanta-based party rap duo first gained nationwide success with their hit song “Whistle While You Twurk”, which was played on both urban and crossover radio stations. Since then, they have collaborated with other artists such as Lil Jon and Britney Spears and cranked out more hits like “Salt Shaker”, “What’s Happnin!”, and “Naggin’”. With a career spanning over 20 years, it is no wonder why these two are considered pioneers of crunk music.
Saturday, August 12, 2023
Whiskey Myers has become one of the most beloved bands in country and Americana music over the past decade. With five studio albums, three RIAA Gold certifications, 1.2 million album sales, and over 1.5 billion streams, they continue to expand their reach with Paramount Network’s “Yellowstone,” the Netflix series “What/If,” the Angelina Jolie film “Those Who Wish Me Dead” and CBS show “SEAL Team.”
Their latest self-titled album debuted at No. 1 on both Country and Americana/Folk charts as well as No. 2 on the Rock chart and No. 6 all-genre Billboard 200 chart – proving that their unique blend of Southern rock meets gritty country is resonating with fans everywhere!
Get your boots ready, folks! 2023’s entertainment lineup for the Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo is bound to be epic, with a little something for everyone. Keep a lookout for each of the performers we mentioned in this post, and be sure to saddle up for the ride of your life!
Concerts are included with your rodeo ticket purchase, so don’t miss out on this must-see event!
For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.sikestonrodeo.com.