Festival Fever: WGNA’s CountryFest @ Altamont Fairgrounds
Country music radio station WGNA-FM is once again hosting its annual day-long CountryFest – the biggest Nippertown country music event of the year – at the Altamont Fairgrounds this summer. The date is Saturday, July 9. The parking lot opens at 7:30am. The gates open at 11am. The show starts at 1pm.
Priced at $35, tix will go on sale on Monday, April 11 online and at Hannaford stores. Tix will be $45 at the gate.
Concert review and photos of Joanna Smith at Proctors in January
Concert review and photos of CountryFest 2010
MORE UPCOMING FESTIVALS:
Mountain Jam @ Hunter Mountain, Hunter, June 2-5
Rhythm On the Ridge @ Maple Ski Ridge, Rotterdam, June 11
Wilco’s Solid Sound Festival @ MASS MoCA, North Adams, June 24-26
Old Songs Festival of Traditional Music and Dance @ Altamont Fairgrounds, Altamont, June 24-26
Freihofer’s Jazz Festival @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, June 25-26
The Big Up @ Sunnyview Farm, Ghent, July 28-30
Bluestock Music Festival @ Hunter Mountain, Hunter, August 26-28
My wife said that there will be special presales where you can get Countryfest tix for $25 (they’ve done that in years before, too), but you probably have to listen to WGNA to find out when/where they are. In the past years they’ve been at Northstar Chevy or a Friehoffer’s location.
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