The 2020 Country Fest lineup features headliners Thomas Rhett, Dierks Bentley and Kane Brown.
The 34th annual festival runs June 25-27, 2020.
Country Fest general manager Wade Asher said he immediately saw a positive reaction to the lineup on Facebook after the Thursday release.
“The feedback online has been astonishing,” Asher said. “It’s got a really good mix for every single day. We’re really excited about what we were able to put together for the fans. People are saying it’s a well-rounded lineup.”
Brown last played at Country Fest in 2018, while Rhett played the festival in 2017 and Bentley was a headliner in 2016.
“Rhett and Brown have never been headliners here before, but they are becoming the biggest country acts in the industry,” Asher said.
Bentley, 43, will headline Thursday, June 25. Bentley has earned 13 Grammy nominations and has released nine albums with hits such as “Come a Little Closer,” “Say You Do,” “Every Mile a Memory” and “Different for Girls.”
Rhett, 29, has 13 No. 1 country hits, including “Die a Happy Man,” “T-Shirt,” “Star of the Show” and Look What God Gave Her.” His father, Rhett Atkins, will also play on Friday. Rhett has been named the “male artist of the year” at the ACM Awards. His latest album, “Center Point Road,” is the highest streaming debut for a country album ever.
Brown will close out the festival on Saturday, June 27. Brown, 25, is known for singles like “Used to Love You Sober” and “Last Minute Last Night.”
Asher noted that several of the acts have released duets.
“Some of them are on the same day, so fans might see something special,” Asher said.
A kick-off party on June 24 for three-day ticket holders will feature returning favorite Neal McCoy.
“Our Wednesday kickoff is going to be huge,” Asher said. “He’s obviously a favorite. He’s always doing something different.”
Other tops acts on the 2020 lineup include Cole Swindell, Brothers Osborne, Jon Pardi, Chris Lane and the Oak Ridge Boys.
“We really tried to mix in a lot of different country genres, from old school acts like the Oak Ridge Boys to some newer ones that have some pop (sound) in them,” Asher said.
Asher noted there are several acts making their Country Fest debut, including Ingrid Andress, Matt Stell, Tenille Towns, Granger Smith featuring Earl Dibbles Jr., and Mitchell Tenpenny.
Country Fest is located in rural Cadott. All tickets, campsites, and pit passes by artist are on sale now. To learn more and purchase tickets, visit countryfest.com