As of the Joe and Harry Freeman Coliseum opening in 1948, the first San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo took place in 1950 at this venue just as San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo Keith Urban
featuring Keith Urban as a headlining artist will occur. This first expo soon led to a yearly tradition; in fact, the very first edition of this expo attracted over two hundred and fifty thousand people which was a figure that was mind blowing for an opening show at the time. From then onwards, this yearly event developed into an organization that awarded scholarships and even had its very own Hall of Fame known as The San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo Hall of Fame with the first inductees being Mary Nan West, Joe Freeman and Harry Freeman.
Keith Urban, a performer at the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo Keith Urban
annual event, is a sensational country artist who hails from Queensland
. He is a singer and a songwriter as well as a musician who plays the electric guitar, the banjo, the acoustic guitar, bass, the piano, the mandolin, the sitar, drums, Ebow and the Bouzouki. He has been active in the world of music since 1990 and has been associated with acts such as Brad Paisley, John Mayer, Trisha Yearwood, Nelly Furtado, Bon Jovi, Richard Marx and Carrie Underwood. He has gained fame in the US
and in Australia
for his one of a kind music which has led to millions in sales, number one hits and many awards for his country music.
San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo Keith Urban
fair and exposition is featuring a special performance by Keith Urban. This superb artist released his first album in 1991 out of which four hit singles ranked high on the Australian charts. In 1992, he went to the US
and became the guitarist for the band, The Ranch, which released an album through Capitol Records and had two of its hit singles rank high on the Billboard Country charts. In 1999, he released his first American country music album through Capitol Records. This self-titled release was soon certified platinum in the US with over a million copies sold and it spawned the hit Number One singles But for the Grace of God
. His next album, Golden Road
, was released in 2002 and contained the hit number one single Somebody Like You. This album’s song, You’ll Think of Me
, led to Keith Urban winning a Grammy Award and in 2004, he released the album Be Here
2004’s Be Here, a Keith Urban album whose songs can also be heard live at the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo Keith Urban, contained three number one hit songs and was certified four times platinum in the US
. In 2006, he released the album Love, Pain & the Whole Crazy Thing
which spawned hits like Once in a Lifetime and Stupid Boy, a song that earned him a Grammy Award. In 2007, he released Greatest Hits: 18 Kids
, in 2009 Defying Gravity
and in 2010 Get Closer
Keith Urban is performing live at the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo Keith Urban
and can be seen easily by anyone through San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo Keith Urban tickets
. He is an artist who has released nine albums and sold millions of copies as well as won many awards including several Grammy Awards.