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Dauphin’s Countryfest released the full list of artists slated to perform at the country music festival, which kicks off June 30.
“It’s our goal to provide fans with an exceptional and well-rounded music festival experience, and it all starts with the artists we bring out to Dauphin,” says Eric Irwin, president of Dauphin’s Countryfest. “It’s no secret that the Canadian dollar is presenting challenges to the entertainment business. Despite that, Dauphin’s Countryfest is happy to be presenting one stellar line-up this year.”
This year’s lineup for the 27th annual event, which was announced Thursday, includes some classic and modern country, rock, blues, roots and folk. Fan favourites Dean Brody and Dallas Smith will hit the stage on Friday, Saturday night welcomes Thomas Rhett and Lady Antebellum. The festival wraps up with Dwight Yoakam and the legendary Merle Haggard.
Organizers say that only a limited number of passes remain for the festival. Tickets can be purchased online at www.countryfest.ca, by calling 1-800-361-7300 or by purchasing them in-person at the Countryfest office at 28 2nd Avenue NE in Dauphin.
Ticket prices are set to increase on May 1.
The full list of performers include: 10 Stone, Aaron Goodvin, Aaron Pritchett, All Fired Up, Autumn Hill, Barracuda, Blackjack Billy, Brett Michael Monka, Chad Brownlee, Chris Janson, Clayton Bellamy, Cold Creek County, Dallas Smith, Dean Brody, Deric Ruttan, Dirty Catfish Brass Band, DJ Coop & Hunnicutt, Dwight Yoakam, JJ Shiplett, Johnson Crook, JoJo Mason, High Valley, Kendra Kay, Kevin Roy, Kimberley Dawn, Lady Antebellum, Leaf Rapids, Leanne Pearson, Longshot, Marc Clement, Merle Haggard, Petric, Quinton Blair, Russell Lee, The Ryan Keown Band, Scenic Route to Alaska, Terra Lightfoot, Terri Clark, The Lovelocks, The Madtrappers, The Matinee, Thomas Rhett, Tristan Horncastle, Trooper, Ultimate Escape and Wes Barker.