Steven Tyler Announced for WE Fest 2016
The Aerosmith frontman joins previously announced superstars Kid Rock, Eric Church and Tim McGraw for the annual three-day country music and camping festival, which is set for Aug. 4-6, 2016 in Detroit Lakes, Minn. He will be performing with his new band, Loving Mary, and including songs from his upcoming country album for Big Machine, which has already yielded two singles, "Love Is Your Name" and "Red, White & You."
"A music icon performing at one of country music’s most iconic festivals — it doesn’t get better than this — Steven Tyler is a perfect fit for WE Fest,” WE Fest General Manager Bob Bliss says in a press release. “He is a big fan of country music and is excited to play the largest country music camping festival in the world. Our ultimate goal is to make this year’s WE Fest the best one ever for our loyal fans and I can’t wait for August!”
Lee Brice, Billy Currington, Gary Allan, Montgomery Gentry, Joe Nichols, LoCash, Granger Smith featuring Earl Dibbles Jr., Halfway to Hazard, William Michael Morgan and Amanda Watkins round out the lineup for this year's festival.
Tickets are currently on sale for WE Fest 2016, starting at just $149 for three day general admission passes, with reserve seats costing just $155. There are also special VIP packages starting at $700. More information and prices on VIP ticket and camping packages is available at the official WE Fest website.
To get the scoop on every major country music festival in North America for 2016, check out Taste of Country's 2016 Country Music Festival Guide.
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