Thompson Square, Southern Halo, CJ Solar, Spensha Baker, Dushane Bandd, Julia Still & More lead the lineup on September 13th & 14th at the first ever Country Music & BBQ Fest in Seaside Heights!
Seaside Heights, JerseyShoreCountry.com and Coors Light have announced they will host a two-day Country Music and BBQ Fest in September with Award winning duo Thompson Square! See more than 12 Country Bands and Musicians Perform over the 2-day Festival!
The Coors Light Seaside Heights Country Music & BBQ Fest, will take place on September 13th and 14th with two days filled with Country Music, Food Trucks, Award winning BBQ food, crafters, beer trucks and more. Enjoy the Food Truck BBQ & Crafter area for FREE!!
“We said we were going to bring Nashville to the Jersey Shore and we meant it!” said Kaptain Jack, owner of JerseyShoreCountry.com, the official Country Radio Station of Seaside Heights and the Jersey Shore. “This is the first of many Country Music Fests and events to come! JerseyShoreCountry.com is proud to be part of it. Keep streaming to get the details all summer long as we add more talent to this event and bring Nashville Acts to the Jersey Shore!”
“To have our very first Country Music & BBQ Fest in Seaside Heights is BEYOND exciting!” said Mayor Tony Vaz. “We are continually bringing events to our town for all families to enjoy and Country Music is certainly for all families. We welcome everyone to come and enjoy a great time with amazing talent, great food and some family fun!”
Producers of the event, Dee & Michael Pellegrino of DPM Shore Solutions, LLC wanted to be sure it was an event that was fun, affordable and benefited great organizations. “Our goal was to create a quality event, at an affordable price, and to give back to an amazing organizations”, said Dee Pellegrino. Troopers Assisting Troops, an organization composed of retired and active New Jersey State Troopers raises funds to provide service dogs to soldiers with PTSD and other injuries will benefit from a portion of the proceeds of the Country Music Fest. “We are honored to have some of our brave men and women of the United States Military and their incredible service dogs at our event”. In addition to Troopers Assisting Troops, the Seaside Business Improvement District, a non-profit that provides economic revitalization and neighborhood preservation to the Borough of Seaside Heights will receive a portion of the proceeds.
The Coors Light Seaside Heights Country Music Fest will begin on Friday, September 13th at 5pm and end at 9pm and feature CJ Solar and Southern Halo. On Saturday, September 14th the events begin at 11am and include Nashville recording artists Julia Still, The Dushane Bandd, Voice sensation Spensha Baker, and headliner Thompson Square. The event location will be on Grant Avenue between the Boulevard and Ocean Terrace.
The Line Up is as follows:
Friday, September 13
Saturday, September 14
Tickets are just $20 in advance for a for a two-day wristband to the Country Music Festival and $30 at the gate. For additional information & to purchase tickets, visit exit82.com or etix.com.
The BBQ and Vendor Area which is FREE will have amazing food trucks and crafters. See the list below:
Off the Bone
Big Barlows BBQ
Big Pinks BBQ
One Big Party BBQ
Non BBQ Trucks:
House Of Cupcakes
Blue Ridge Farms
Carolyn’s Crystal Creations
Celtic Chairde Creations
Clean Bean Soap
Hats & Stuff
Makinit Designs by Vicki
MULTI-PLATINUM selling and two-time GRAMMY-nominated Country duo Thompson Square – Keifer and Shawna Thompson – released their third studio album, MASTERPIECE, on June 1, 2018.
Thompson Square are two-time Academy of Country Music (ACM) “Vocal Duo of the Year” winners and Country Music Association (CMA) “Vocal Duo of the Year” winners. Additionally, They have won multiple CMT Music Awards and American Country Awards and received American Music Award and Teen Choice Award nominations.
The duo received GRAMMY nominations for “Best Country Duo/Group Performance” and “Best Country Song” for their double platinum-selling, #1 charting smash “Are You Gonna Kiss Me Or Not.”