NFR Extra

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NFR Extra is a weekly podcast that focuses on the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo and features icons that embody the rodeo and Western lifestyle.

 

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Posted: Wednesday, November 13, 2019

American country music singer Easton Corbin and American country music artist Andy Griggs | NFR Extra Podcast

We get to talk with country music singer Easton Corbin about how he got his start, gator hunting, performing at the NFR and the ultimate rodeo after-party Rodeo Vegas. Country music artist Andy Griggs talks about some of his special guests joining him for Keepin’ It Country at Cowboy Christmas and the challenges filling in for the late Daryle Singletary. Plus, he shares why singers fear singing the national anthem.

Posted: Wednesday, November 06, 2019

2012 Wrangler NFR Barrelman JJ Harrison and Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Vice President of Marketing, Steve Decker | NFR Extra Podcast

2012 Wrangler NFR Barrelman JJ Harrison joins the show to give us the 411 on all great happenings at MGM. He gives us the full NFR Experience from the Gold Buckle Zone to hanging with George Strait at the Losers Bar. Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Vice President of Marketing, Steve Decker makes a surprise visit on the podcast talking about the connection between hunting, county music and rodeo. Plus, Steve gives us the two-minute elevator pitch on the RMEF Hunter & Outdoor Christmas and all the great things happening there.

Posted: Wednesday, October 30, 2019

VP Corporate Marketing of Las Vega Events and general manager of the Junior World Finals, Bo Gardner and Aaron T. Ferguson - Founder & CEO - Bullfighters Only

VP Corporate Marketing of Las Vegas Events and general manager of the Junior World Finals, Bo Gardner, rejoins the show to share what’s happening at Cowboy Christmas from the Rodeo Houston Live Stage to the Rodeo Wrangler Arena. Plus, Bo talks about the relationship between the Wrangler NFR and the Las Vegas Hotels. We speak to Aaron T. Ferguson - Founder & CEO - Bullfighters Only about the roots of BFO, their growing fan base, and what the connection is with extreme sports.

Posted: Wednesday, October 23, 2019

South Point Hotel and Casino general manager, Ryan Growney

Ryan Growney, South Point general manager, talks about what's on tap at Vegas Cowboy Central during the 2019 Wrangler NFR. Plus, he gives a history lesson on Michael Gaughan's legacy taking care of the cowboys from the Gold Coast to South Point.

Posted: Thursday, October 17, 2019

American singer-songwriter, Charlie Daniels and 8x World Champ Donnie Gay | NFR Extra Podcast

We spend a Nashville second with American singer-songwriter, Charlie Daniels as he shares his love for rodeo and why the fiddle is his go-to musical instrument. 8x World Champ Donnie Gay joins the show to talk about all things bull riding and the impact on rodeo when the NFR moved from Oklahoma City to Las Vegas.

Posted: Wednesday, October 09, 2019

Downtown Las Vegas visionary and owner of The D Las Vegas and the Golden Gate casino, Derek Stevens | NFR Extra Podcast

Downtown visionary and owner of The D Las Vegas and the Golden Gate casino, Derek Stevens talks about Downtown Las Vegas during the Wrangler NFR and what he has planned for this year. Plus, he shares his newest project in Downtown Las Vegas, Circa Resort & Casino.

Posted: Wednesday, October 02, 2019

2019 National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association (NIRA) Coach of the Year, Ben Londo and 2018 Resistol Rookie of the Year, Clayton Sellars | NFR Extra Podcast

2019 National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association (NIRA) Coach of the Year, Ben Londo joins the show to talk about the college rodeo experience from A to Z. 2018 Resistol Rookie of the Year, Clayton Sellars shares his experience going from winning rookie of the year to making his first Wrangler NFR.

Posted: Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Barrelman and rodeo clown, Rockin’ Robbie Hodges and 8x World Champ Joe Beaver | NFR Extra Podcast

Rockin’ Robbie Hodges gets the show rocking with how he began his career as a barrel man and his first NFR experience. 8x World Champ Joe Beaver talks about his involvement in the youth rodeo circuit and his journey from world champ to pro rodeo tv commentator.

Posted: Thursday, September 05, 2019

American Texas country music singer-songwriter, Cody Johnson and Legendary bull rider and snapchatter, Dale Brisby | NFR Extra Podcast

We catch up with country music singer-songwriter Cody Johnson. He shares how his journey began from working in the prison yard to performing at the Ryman and how his road to the Wrangler NFR is a little different. Dale Brisby joins the show for a second time with insight on why rodeo committees are the backbone of the sport and how the impact of social media exposure is good for rodeo business.

Posted: Wednesday, August 21, 2019

9x NFR qualifier KC Jones and 2017 National High School Rodeo Steer Wrestling Champion Tucker Allen | NFR Extra Podcast

9x NFR qualifier, KC Jones makes his second appearance on NFR Extra to talk about his new app RodeoGuess and how it brings the fans closer to the rodeo action. KC talks about the evolution of Rodeo Vegas at The Mirage Hotel And Casino and what the future holds for rodeo. Tucker Allen, 2017 National High School Rodeo Steer Wrestling Champion joins the show. Tucker shares his experience going from the youth circuit to the pros and training with his mentor 5x World Champ, Luke Branquinho.