Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert + Carrie Underwood Set to Headline New Big Barrel Country Fest
There's a new country music festival in town! Red Frog Events, who are responsible for the Firefly Festival, have announced the Big Barrel Country Fest, which will have some huge headliners for its inaugural year.
The new festival will be the weekend following Firefly, June 26-28, in Dover, Del. Miranda Lambert, Carrie Underwood and Blake Shelton will headline the first-ever event, which will also take place at Firefly's location, the Woodlands at Dover International Speedway. In addition to those three huge acts, there are some other big names set for the festival, with 45 additional acts set to perform in June.
The big bill includes Jake Owen, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Chris Young, Gary Allan, Loretta Lynn, Merle Haggard, Eric Paslay, Jon Pardi, Sturgill Simpson, Dan + Shay, Cassadee Pope, Charlie Worsham, Jana Kramer and the Oak Ridge Boys.
Joel Crouse, Chris Stapleton, the Del McCoury Band, Shakey Graves, Billy Joe Shaver, Nikki Lane, Jackie Lee, Logan Mize, Hurray for the Riff Raff, Wade Bowen, Kaitlin Rose, Steven Lee Olsen, the Felice Brothers, the Stray Birds, Sam Lewis and the Deslondes will also perform during the music festival.
The Big Barrel Country Fest is a partnership with Goldenvoice, which produces Coachella. The two joined together in September. Tickets for the festival went on sale Dec. 18. The tickets are available here on the music festival's website for just $99 for all three days of music.
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