Festival Fever: WGNA’s Countryfest, 7/10/10
For years now, it’s been the biggest one-day music festival in all of Nippertown, and this summer’s WGNA Countryfest looks to be no different. Taking place on Saturday, July 10, the fest will held once again at the Altamont Fairgrounds.
Headlining the all-day bash will be Blake Shelton, who also performed at the 2006 Countryfest. Rounding out the line-up will be Gretchen Wilson, Jason Michael Carroll, David Nail, Chuck Wicks and the JaneDear Girls, featuring Susie Brown and Danelle Leverett.
Kicking off the festivities at 11am will be the Hillbilly Horns, the seven-piece, brass-kickin’, local country band led by lead vocalist Dave Ford.
Advance tix are priced at $35; tix purchased at the gate on the day of the fest will be $40. Children 10 and under are admitted free.