The Black Hills Stock Show is proud to announce Texas singer/songwriter, Aaron Watson, will perform during the Stock Show Stampede on Friday, Feb. 2.
Aaron Watson has set records as an independent singer/songwriter. The country artist has gained hundreds of thousands of followers that relate to his western song lyrics and his cowboy way of life. Throughout his 17-year career that spans a dozen albums and more than 2,500 shows throughout the U.S. and Europe, Watson has been proven to be the exception to the music industry rules as a self-governed, cowboy family man who’s found success on his own terms.
In 2015, Watson’s history making album, The Underdog, debut at No. 1 on the Billboard Country Chart making Watson the first male singer ever to have independent-released record to reach the top of the music charts. In 2017, his follow up album, Vaquero, debuting at No. 2 on the Billboard country and his hit single “Outta Style” is currently charted in the top fifteen on country radio.
“Aaron Watson has performed at the Houston Stock Show, San Antonio Stock Show, Calgary Stampede, Cheyenne Frontier Days, the NFR and now the 60th Annual Black Hills Stock Show, he is a boots and cowboy hat kind-of guy and stock show fans can relate to his music,” said Ron Jeffries, Black Hills Stock Show General Manager.
The event will begin at 7 p.m with live music including local favorite, The Brandon Jones Band. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 the day of show. Tickets will be available online at or at the Central States Fair office starting Nov. 22.
The 60th Annual Black Hills Stock Show, produced by the Central States Fair, Inc. began in 1959 as a three-breed livestock show at the Central States Fairgrounds, today’s the Black Hills Stock Show is South Dakota’s 2nd largest event featuring livestock and horse sales, ranch rodeo, a beer festival and live music. For a full schedule of events and tickets go to www.blackhillsstockshow.com.