Artists include the Charlie Daniels Band, The Swon Brothers; VIP CountryClub Experience and cornhole tournament returning; demolition derby will add a little ‘crunch’
DOSWELL (May 6, 2015)— The second annual K95 CountryFest at The Meadow will deliver a full afternoon and evening of summer fun and country music June 20 at The Meadow Event Park in Caroline County. The music lineup will feature the Charlie Daniels Band and The Swon Brothers. Returning this year are the popular CountryFest Cornhole Tournament for cash prizes and the CountryFest playground with interactive and competitive amusements. Festival-goers also will have opportunities to shop and enjoy many of their favorite summer foods and beverages.
New this year will be a demolition derby in The Meadow’s Thrill Pit, presented by Shelton Farm Motorsports.
Gates will open at 2 p.m., and music will begin at 3. A full schedule, event details and advance tickets are available at K95CountryFest.com. Details also are available on the festival’s Facebook page.
The Charlie Daniels Band scored its first hit with the single Uneasy Rider in 1972 and has since populated radio with such classics songs as Long Haired Country Boy, The South’s Gonna Do It Again, In America and their Grammy-winning hit The Devil Went Down to Georgia. The Swon Brothers, Zach and Colton, gained national attention as standouts on NBC’s The Voice and released the singles Later On in 2013 and Pray for You in 2014.
Also slated to perform is Richmond-based Cedar Creek, which has performed at numerous local venues and released four singles.
Teams may register for the CountryFest Cornhole Tournament through June 18; registration includes festival admission for two. The tournament will be produced by Richmond Cornhole, and details are available at K95CountryFest.com.
Adult general admission is $25 in advance through June 19 and $35 at the gate. Admission includes parking, all concert performances and the demolition derby. Tickets for children ages 5 to 12 are $10, with kids 4 and younger admitted free. Food and beverages and additional activities will be available for additional purchase. Shoppers will find a variety of merchandise like boots, hats, belt buckles and other Western-wear; leather goods; jewelry; gift items; and more available from CountryFest vendors.
Back this year is the VIP CountryClub Experience, in which guests will be treated to catered snacks and dinner, along with drinks and access to a special VIP section and stage-front standing area throughout the day. The VIP Country Club Experience is $85 per person; tickets are available through June 16.
K95 CountryFest, a collaboration between Richmond radio station WKHK and The Meadow Event Park, is part of a signature series of events scheduled to take place in 2015 at the venue.
The Meadow Event Park in Caroline County, Va., is the birthplace of Secretariat and home to the State Fair of Virginia. The Meadow is owned by Virginia Farm Bureau Federation, which is committed to preserving Virginia’s rich agricultural heritage and ensuring that the property thrives as a regional event and equine venue.