AMENIA — The Hudson Valley Rodeo, supporting the Amenia-Wassaic Community Organization and sponsored in part by Silo Ridge Community Foundation, will be held Oct. 2 at Keane Stud, 217 Depot Hill Road, Amenia. Doors open at 3 p.m. and the rodeo begins at 4 p.m. There will be a variety of local food trucks and libations for the adults. The rodeo will be topped off with an evening concert featuring country music star Chris Janson, along with special guest Ian Flanigan. All net proceeds from this community event will benefit the Amenia-Wassaic Community Organization and its programs.

This event is the first of what is slated to become an annual event in the picturesque area of northern Dutchess County. The Hudson Valley Rodeo is a family friendly event featuring Mutton Bustin’, Barrel Racing, Roping, Bronco Riding, and Bull Riding. Some of the best cowboys from the east will compete against western cowboys in a nationwide competition of top hands.

After the conclusion of the rodeo at 6 p.m., attendees will be admitted to the concert field where Saugerties musician Ian Flanigan, one of the top 2020 finalists of NBC’s The Voice, will open the concert portion of the evening at 7 p.m. Award winning country musician, Chris Janson, whose hits include Buy Me a Boat, Fix a Drink & Good Vibes, will headline the evening’s performance.

The Hudson Valley Rodeo is being produced by Leland McMillan of LKC Rodeo Productions in Huntley, MT and Woodstock-based Chet-5 Productions, Inc. Sponsors include the Silo Ridge Community Foundation, Stoneleaf, Silo Ridge Field Club, Discovery Land Company, and Casamigos.

Tickets are being sold both as a package (Rodeo and concert) or individually for just the rodeo or the concert. For tickets and more information on the Hudson Valley Rodeo, visit or @HudsonValleyRodeo.

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