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Buckle Up Music Festival in Cincinnati announces lineup

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Today the inaugural three-day Buckle Up Music Festival unveiled its full lineup featuring Alabama, Willie Nelson, Alison Krauss and Union Station, The Band Perry, and many more hot country music entertainers. Buckle Up Festival is a new music festival based in Cincinnati at Sawyer Point and Yeatman’s Cove. It will feature six stages of entertainment of over 80 performers. Buckle Up Music Festival will be held Friday, July 18 to Sunday, July 20.

Tickets are now on sale at www.buckleupfestival.com.

Friday will feature Alabama as the main headliner. Other acts include Eli Young Band, Jamey Johnson, Marty Stuart, Ashley Monroe, Eric Paslay, Chris Janson, The Cadillac Three, Sturgill Simpson, Old Dominion, The Railers, Son of Fathers, David Fanning, Jamie Lynn Spears, Joshua Scott Jones, Pistol Holler, Jeremy Pinnell & the 55’s, Sara Haze, Phillip Fox Band, Tyler Childers & the Foodstamps, The Dan Varner Band, Ashley Martin, Kaitlyn Baker, Alexis Gomez, Lonesome Jared & The Heartattacks, Messerly and Ewing, and Andrew Hibbard.

Saturday will feature Willie Nelson, Alison Krauss and Union Station as headliners. Other acts include Old Crow Medicine Show, Emmylou Harris, Drive By Truckers, Kristian Bush, Houndmouth, The Lone Bellow, The Spirit Family Reunion, Sleepy Man Banjo Boys, Joe Pug, Lera Lynn, Natalie Stovall and the Drive, Caitlyn Smith, The Tillers, Tall Heights, The 23 String Band, Buffalo Wabs & The Price Hill Hustle, Kentucky Timbre, Coralee and the Townies, Arlo McKinley & the Lonesome, Al Scorch, Shiny and the Spoon, The Carolines,
Dean Fields, and Wild Carrot.

Sunday will feature The Band Perry as headliners. Other acts include Thompson Square, David Nail, Corey Smith, Dylan Scott, Sam Hunt, Blackjack Billy, Dallas Smith, JT Hodges, Chase Bryant, Logan Brill, Lyndsey Highlander, Abigail Rose, Noah Smith, Ruth Collins, Bobby Mackey, Straw Boss, The Kentucky Struts, Ty Bates, Carly Pearce, Jetset Getset, Honey & Houston, Zack Dubois, and Max Fender.

Ticket prices for one day are $55 or all three days for $130. There are special three day VIP packages for $325. Ticket prices will increase after Memorial Day. For more information, be sure to check out www.buckleupfestival.com.

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