SIKESTON JAYCEE BOOTHEEL RODEO ANNOUNCES THURSDAY NIGHT EVENTS
Second Entertainer Announced for the 66th Annual Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo, Aug. 8-11
SIKESTON, Mo.: At a press conference on March 23, 2018, a video announced the upcoming entertainers for the 2018 Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo. Following five rounds of bullfighting on Thursday night Aug. 9 is country music artist Brett Young.
With three chart-topping Platinum singles, Brett Young made a name for himself as a breakout star in 2016. He’s nominated for the 2018 Academy of Country Music New Male Vocalist of the Year award, and he received two Association of Independent Music Publishers award nods: Writer of the Year and Song of the Year for “Sleep Without You.”
“Brett Young’s outstanding musical ability made him an easy choice for Thursday night entertainment,” said Ross Merideth, 2018 Rodeo chairman. “He is new to the country music scene compared to other entertainers we’ve hosted, but his quick rise in the charts shows he possesses talent you don’t want to miss.”
Young grew up in California and played baseball in high school before receiving a scholarship for his skill on the field to Ole Miss. After an injury ended his interest in a professional baseball career, Young turned to music, which eventually inspired him to move to Nashville. His first album was released in February 2017.
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