Heart of America Music Festival Tickets
Heart of America Music Festival tickets
Heart of America celebrates the best of country music with six of the genre's best live acts on one stage. This family-friendly event takes place at Harrison Stadium on the Drury University campus in Springfield, Mo., and is expected to draw an enthusiastic crowd. Heart of America tickets are popular with country fans who want a head-noddin', thigh-slappin' live experience.
Heart of America Music Festival history
Heart of America's inaugural event is held on Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017. The show will feature some of the country music industry's biggest talent as well as regional acts who are bubbling under the radar. Visitors can watch all the live music from commemorative lawn chairs and check out food trucks, beer and merch stands; VIP ticket holders can enjoy a bar, video screens and barbecue.
Getting to the event is easy. Harrison Stadium is just 1.2 miles from downtown Springfield and close to public transportation routes, accommodation, bars and restaurants. Nearby Springfield-Branson National Airport connects ticket holders with cities like Atlanta, Chicago and Dallas.
Heart of America Music Festival background
Cody Jinks will headline Heart of America Music Festival. The country music superstar has released six studio albums since his debut release, Collector's Item, back in 2008. Known for his gravelly voice and acoustic guitar, Jinks has garnered a huge fanbase. His 2016 album, I'm Not the Devil, reached No. 4 on Billboard's Top Country Albums Chart and No. 39 on the Billboard 200. The 13-song set features the tracks "Church at Gaylor Creek," "Give All You Can" and "Hand Me Down."
Whitey Morgan and the 78's will also appear at Heart of America Music Festival. The honky-tonk band from Flint, Mi., have released three studio albums and scooped three Detroit Music Awards. The group's 2010 self-titled album catapulted to No. 64 on Billboard's Top Country Albums Chart and No. 48 on the Top Heatseekers Chart. Their third release, 2015's Sonic Ranch, did even better, peaking at No. 30 on Billboard's Top Country Albums Chart and No. 10 on the Top Heatseekers Chart. The album features the tracks "Me and the Whiskey," "Ain't Gonna Take It Anymore" and "That's How I Got to Memphis."
Other acts booked for Heart of America Music Festival include the Statesboro Revue -- a critically acclaimed band that fuses rock 'n' roll with blues and country -- and Mark Chapman Band, a local country group that will prove popular with the audience. Lyal Strickland and Justice Adams Band complete the all-star lineup.
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