Old Dominion May Try Out New Music at 2016 Taste of Country Fest
The Taste of Country Fest is right around the corner, and we're not the only ones excited. Old Dominion's Matthew Ramsey called Taste of Country Nights and told us a little of what fans can expect from their set at the Upstate New York festival.
Taste of Country Fest kicks off June 10, but Old D plays June 11, and they're already prepping for their set. Fans can expect to hear some tunes from Meat and Candy, but there may also be some surprises.
“We’ve been experimenting a little bit and making new stuff that we’ve been writing," Ramsey says. "It always depends how long our set is as to how much new stuff we throw in there. We’ll see how long the set is before we make that decision, but we’ve been trying out some new stuff on the road.”
Fans may also see them wandering around the campground, as they've been known to step out there with a megaphone.
“It happens. We’ve been known to wander out there a little bit. We have the megaphone on the bus, so we like to go out there and start yelling at people.”
Meat and Candy is less than a year old, but Old Dominion are already thinking about new music.
“We’ve been writing a bunch and kind of stock piling the songs, like we did before, trying to think about what we want to do. A lot of times at sound check we’ll be working on the new stuff and planning out what we’re trying to do next. Hopefully in the fall we’ll start recording some new stuff.”
The three-day camping and country music event takes place from June 10-12 at scenic Hunter Mountain in New York, featuring headliners Kid Rock, Kenny Chesney and Jake Owen on top of a huge lineup that features a mix of the hottest acts and most promising up-and-coming artists in country music.
Sam Alex is the host of Taste of Country Nights radio, a syndicated night show which airs on more than 60 Townsquare Media Group stations nationwide.
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