Aaron Watson

November 18, 2017

Press Release
Saturday, October 7, 2017

For Immediate Release
Contact: Treena Parvello, 520-342-2905
Matt Smith, 520-321-1111


TUCSON, Ariz. – Country music star Aaron Watson is making a special Tucson Rodeo weekend appearance at Desert Diamond Casino’s Diamond Center on Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018. Tickets go on sale Friday, Dec. 8 and will be available through Star Tickets and at Desert Diamond Casino’s Rewards Center. Tickets start at $15. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show starts at 8 p.m.

West Texas native Aaron Watson isn’t interested in what someone else thinks he should do. But instead of getting lonely as he sidesteps expectations, he’s gaining followers––hundreds of thousands of them. Throughout his 17-year career that spans a dozen albums and more than 2,500 shows throughout the U.S. and Europe, 39-year-old Watson has stubbornly and sincerely identified with the every man––even as he’s proven to be the exception to the rule.

The latest evidence of Watson’s homespun singularity is Vaquero, an ambitious 16-song set of character-driven storytelling, level-headed cultural commentary, and love songs for grownups that promise to further solidify his status as one of today’s finest torch-bearers of real country music. Vaquero is the follow-up to 2015’s The Underdog, an acclaimed collection that made history as the first time an independent, male country artist had ever outsold majors to premiere No. 1 on the Billboard Country Albums Chart. Refusing to worry about charts or current trends, Watson hopes the main thing Vaquero accomplishes is bringing his growing legion of fans joy.


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