August 28, 2020


LAS VEGAS – August 28, 2020 – NFR Extra has partnered with RURAL RADIO Channel 147 on SiriusXM to broadcast episodes beginning Monday, Sept. 14 at 6 p.m. PT/9 p.m. ET, with a re-air of the episode scheduled on Tuesday, Sept. 15 in the same time slot. New episodes and the re-air will then unveil in that same window each week going forward.

Produced by Las Vegas Events, NFR Extra explores the personalities and stories in and behind the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo, the annual rodeo championship showcase held in Las Vegas since 1985.

RURAL RADIO is the first and only international radio channel on SiriusXM serving rural America and Canada and is available to more than 34 million vehicles and homes. RURAL RADIO also offers a broad slate of Western sports programming year-round featuring Western Sports Roundup and coverage of WPCA and PRCA events.

Launched in March 2019 under the theme of “All Dirt, All Rodeo, All Year,” NFR Extra follows current and former rodeo contestants, country music performers, stock contractors, rodeo industry insiders and more. New episodes are released weekly with the plan to broadcast daily from the ten days of the Wrangler NFR, scheduled for Dec. 3-12.

NFR Extra – which celebrated its 50th episode on Sunday, June 14 – is hosted by Nevada Colwell and ProRodeo announcer Steve Goedert, along with former collegiate rodeo athlete Brilynn Bentley.

Some of the guests appearing on previous episodes of NFR Extra have included Wrangler NFR champions Trevor Brazile, Tuf Hedeman, Kaycee Feild, Tim O’Connell, Fallon Taylor, Caleb Smidt, Clay Smith, Haven Meged, Luke Branquinho and Sage Kimzey. Additional guests have included Jack Roddy, Bill Neff, Kirsten Vold, Randy Bracher, Dale Brisby, Cody Webster, Corb Lund, Sean Gleason and Steve Stallworth.

If not listening on RURAL RADIO Channel 147 on SiriusXM, NFR Extra can be accessed at NFRexperience.com or on Spotify, Apple Podcast, iHeart or anywhere fans like to listen.

For more information on the Wrangler NFR, please visit http://www.NFRexperience.com or through social media at /LasVegasNFR and use #WranglerNFR.

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About Las Vegas Events
Founded in 1983, Las Vegas Events is a private, not-for-profit organization funded by hotel room tax. Through its Signature Event initiative, LVE has created a model to integrate all elements of special events and formally improve communication between event producers and Las Vegas’ hotel properties and sponsors. Since 1991, Las Vegas Events has produced, presented or supported more than 750 events.

About the Wrangler NFR
The Wrangler National Finals Rodeo (NFR), considered the world’s premier rodeo, features 10 straight days of the best in PRCA PRORODEO competition, with a total of 120 contestants competing every night in seven events. Each December, the top 15 contestants, based on the PRCA | RAM World Standings, in bareback riding, steer wrestling, team roping, saddle bronc riding, tie-down roping, barrel racing, and bull riding qualify to compete at the Wrangler NFR.

RURAL RADIO Channel 147 on SiriusXM, is the agribusiness and Western lifestyle channel for the U.S. and Canada. RURAL RADIO’s programming is focused on agriculture, equine, hunting, fishing, Western sports, and living the country life in small towns and ranches. Listeners can hear extensive weekday programming devoted to rural news, weather, and commodity market reports “live” from the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. Afternoons feature interactive shows answering agricultural questions, while the evenings and weekends showcase western sports, including coverage of bull riding and rodeos from around the country.

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