Brad Paisley to headline next year’s Countryfest
CHART-TOPPING country stars Brad Paisley, Jake Owen and Brantley Gilbert will be among the mainstage performers at the 2015 edition of Dauphin’s Countryfest, which runs June 25 to 28, 2015. The first round of artists announced also includes Winnipeg blues group the Perpetrators and Regina’s the Dead South. More acts will be announced in the coming weeks. “We just celebrated our 25th anniversary, and are kicking off our next 25 years by featuring the next group of great country stars,” Eric Irwin, president of Dauphin’s Countryfest, says in a press release. “At previous festivals, we’ve introduced acts such as Rascal Flatts, Sugarland and Florida Georgia Line to Canadian audiences, and these artists have helped build a bright future for the festival.” Daily and full weekend passes are available in a variety of packages and go on sale to members of Dauphin’s Countryfest on Oct. 20 and to the general public on Nov. 17. Tickets can be purchased online at countryfest.ca, by phone at 1-800-361-7300 or in person at the Countryfest office in Dauphin.
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