We’re a little bit country…
By Allison Toth, ArtsQuest Marketing Intern
Hey y’all! Grab your cowboy hats and save the date! We are back in-person with live concerts and bringing you big country names and familiar faces this summer and fall! So come over yonder to SteelStacks and Musikfest to check out these country concerts!
Sam Hunt – 8/8 – buy tickets
Sam Hunt made history with his first ever debut album, Montevallo, going triple platinum and landing four No.1 Country Airplay Singles, back in 2014. Since then, Hunt continues to impress fans with his Georgia hometown mix of country, hip-hop and R&B. Don’t miss your chance to hear Sam Hunt live on the Wind Creek Steel Stage at Musikfest!
Jimmie Allen– 8/10 – buy tickets
Platinum-selling recording artist Jimmie Allen is already making history in the country music world. He is the first black artist to launch his career with two consecutive No.1 hits on country radio. His most recent single “This Is Us” has over 29 million streams to date. Performing on the Wind Creek Steel stage at Musikfest, his show is one you don’t want to miss!
The Wood Brothers– 8/14 – buy tickets
The Wood Brothers’ most recent studio release, 2018’s One Drop Of Truth, which hit #1 on the Billboard Heatseekers Chart and garnered the band their first GRAMMY Award-nomination for Best Americana Album. These masters of soulful folk will be joining us on the Wind Creek Steel Stage during Musikfest!
The Lone Bellow – 6/18 – buy tickets
The Lone Bellow makes music that needs no explanation. Just listening to their songs will salve you and give you a sense of shelter. Get lost in their sound and their story at Levitt Pavilion SteelStacks.
Asleep at the Wheel – 7/10 – buy tickets
10X Grammy award winning band Asleep at the Wheel is a long-time country group that has charted over 21 singles on the Billboard country charts. They are bringing their country groves and western swing to the Musikfest Café presented by Yuengling!
The New York Times dubbing him “a local folk pop hero” and launched his career as a touring musician. Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats was born, and the band’s self-titled debut album was a breakout success—now certified Gold in the U.S., it has sold over a million records worldwide. See them under the stars, outdoors at SteelStacks.
Los Lobos – 9/22 – buy tickets
“We’re a Mexican American band, and no word describes America like immigrant. Most of us are children of immigrants, so it’s perhaps natural that the songs we create celebrate America in this way.” Their chicano rock, roots rock, Latin rock, Tex-Mex, country rock, Americana, heartland rock, cowpunk music will have you on your feet in the Musikfest Café presented by Yuengling.
Lucero – 10/11 – buy tickets
Since forming in late the ‘90s, this group of Memphis road-dogs has mixed heartfelt lyrics with the sounds of early rock and roll, classic punk, country-folk, and deep-fried Southern soul. The music of Lucero keeps rolling on, twisting and turning through the years and is making its way to SteelStacks in the Musikfest Café presented by Yuengling.
See all of you cowgirls and cowboys this summer!