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or country music fans, the Big O Music Fest on August 18 is

said. “It was a great atmosphere. Fun to hang out with other

a huge event right in their own town. This year’s concert will

country music lovers. I am definitely looking forward to seeing

feature headliner, Blake Shelton, Jo Dee Messina, Tracy Lawrence,

Blake Shelton. What a big name concert for Owensboro!”

Gloriana, Locash Cowboys and Joanna Smith.

Big O is excited to host Blake Shelton, the most current,

pride in bringing these big name artists to the community.

biggest name country music star to date for the festival. Blake

is the breakout star of NBC’s The Voice, a show that gave the

Terry said. “We are helping Owensboro truly become a Festival

handsome Oklahoman the spotlight his fans have long hoped he’d

City.”

get. Week after week, millions have gotten to see the talent and

Terry said the festival boasts an impressive set up.

charisma that have made Blake one of country music’s brightest

“It looks like a huge stage was dropped in the middle of a

lights. Ever since the power and drama of his 2001 debut single,

field,” Terry said.

“Austin,” brought him to national attention, Blake has proven

Fans can enjoy activities all day and can take advantage of

himself to be one of the genre’s most versatile and accomplished

vendors selling t-shirts and merchandise or even ride a mechanical

vocalists as well as one of its most compelling entertainers.

bull.

Tickets have been sold to music-goers in over 40 states and

Gates open at noon on Saturday, August 18 and the music

12,000 fans are expected to come out to Reid’s Orchard for the

begins at 1 p.m. General admission tickets are available for $49.50

2012 Big O Music Fest.

and a limited number of VIP tickets are available for purchase.

VIP passes allow fans closer to the stage, free water, an area out of

One fan, Adam Kremer, traveled from Northern Kentucky to

Steve Terry, one of three Big O Music Fest promoters, takes “We are proud to help Owensboro become a destination city,”

see last year’s festival.

the sun and close access to restrooms. See bigomusicfest.com for

ticket information.

“Even with last year’s bad weather, I had a great time,” Kremer

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