Concert Review: Big Barrel Country Music Festival – Day 3
Aug10

Concert Review: Big Barrel Country Music Festival – Day 3

Day 3 of the Big Barrel Country Music Festival certainly did not disappoint. Two of new country’s biggest acts followed a bluegrass legend, a hot indie artist and two classic country icons. Shakey Graves hit the Wildwood Stage in the afternoon with their brand of lo-fi indie country rock. Definitely one of the buzziest bands of the festival (the boys in Kacey Musgraves’ band were in attendance to see them as were the day’s openers,...

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Concert Review: Big Barrel Country Music Festival – Day 2
Aug05

Concert Review: Big Barrel Country Music Festival – Day 2

Day two of the Big Barrel Country Music Festival could be described with one word: Wet. The rain fell hard. Just about all day. With thunderstorms in the forecast, many felt that the entire day would be cancelled much like the previous week’s Firefly Festival. The country fans who bravely showed up, still got to see some great music and those who stuck around for the entire day got to see Gary Allan and Miranda Lambert on the main...

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Festival Recap: Big Barrel Fest  – Day 1 Blake Shelton, Chris Young, Jana Kramer
Jul23

Festival Recap: Big Barrel Fest – Day 1 Blake Shelton, Chris Young, Jana Kramer

The inaugural Big Barrel Country Music Festival kicked off on Friday June 26, with a wide-array of new and old country artists ranging from superstars like Blake Shelton to classic rock vets Lynyrd Skynyrd, to outlaws like Billy Joe Shaver and Yallternative hero of the moment Sturgill Simpson. Day 1 highlights: Headliner Blake Shelton wowed the crowd with his hits and entertained with his funny “Blakeisms” for well over an hour and a...

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