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Lineup news and related artists information for the annual the Chicago Country Music Festival. As of September 13, 2010, festival headliners include Clint Black with Gretchen Wilson on Friday; Love & Theft, Jake Owen and Jewel on Saturday. The travel CMA Songwriter Series featuring Kix Brooks, The Band Perry, David Lee Murphy and hosted by Bob DiPiero will join the Americana Stage entertainment on Sat, Oct. 9.

Country fest lineup peek

Country fest lineup peek

Downtown country music festival announces first round of performers; festival changes CHICAGO – The Mayor’s Office of Special Events released the first round of entertainment for the 2010 Chicago Country Music Festival. Country music star Jake Owen, Love and Theft are among the first entertainers announced. Main stage headliners have not been released. In addition… Continue Reading

Taste of Chicago’s Country

Taste of Chicago’s Country

Country Concert Alert: Country music returns to Taste of Chicago in honor of “National Country Music Day”. It wasn’t so long ago, the Chicago Country Music Festival called the Taste of Chicago its home. In 2008, the annual country festival, produced by the City of Chicago Mayor’s Office of Special Events, departed the mid-summer Taste… Continue Reading

Stars Still Shined at Country Music Fest

Stars Still Shined at Country Music Fest

CONCERT REVIEW CHICAGO – The rain may have down-poured but the stars still shined at the 2009 Chicago Country Music Festival. Country stars that is. Chicago’s free, two-day country music festival featured a star-studded country music lineup including Miranda Lambert, Jamey Johnson, John Rich and a special appearance by Lee Ann Womack. While the weather… Continue Reading

Word on the Street – September 28

Chicago Country Music Festival Country music stars Miranda Lambert, Jamey Johnson and John Rich along with a boat load of great, local artists are scheduled for the 16th Annual Chicago Country Music Festival. Returning to Grant Park this weekend, the FREE festival, organized by the City of Chicago, will feature two days of music, dancing,… Continue Reading

October, November 2009 Concerts

October, November 2009 Chicago area Country Music Concerts. October 2009 Charlie Daniels Band Thurs, Oct. 1, 2009 | 8PM Rialto Square Theatre – 102 N Chicago, Joliet $23 – $52 – ticketmaster.com CMA Songwriters Series Fri, Oct. 2, 2009 | 8:30PM Hosted by Bob DiPiero, featuring Lee Ann Womack, Dean Dillon and Scotty Emerick Joe’s… Continue Reading

Word on the Street Podcast Episode 2

Country Music Chicago’s editor, Scott Winterroth, takes a look at what’s happening in Chicago’s country music scene.  This episode features the Chicago Country Music Festival, Miranda Lambert’s Revolution and the Chicago’s theater season.  Take a listen and let us know what you think!  Listen to Country Music Chicago’s Word on the Street Podcast on your… Continue Reading

Chicago Country Music Festival Lineup

Miranda Lambert, Jamey Johnson and John Rich will headline the 2009 Chicago Country Music Festival. In a recent announcement, the City of Chicago Mayor’s Office of Special Events released the entertainment lineup for the 2009 Chicago Country Music Festival. The free, two-day festival is set to return to Grant Park on Oct. 3 and 4… Continue Reading

Brad Paisley to return

Country Music Chicago’s Word on the Street for August 8: Brad Paisley heading back Just announced.  Brad Paisley will return to Chicago on Tuesday, August 18, for a very special acoustic performance at Joe’s Bar. The reigning Academy of Country Music Male Vocalist of the Year has hooked up with Chicago’s country music radio station,… Continue Reading

Top 10 Summer Concerts

Every artist, band and venue listed in this article – in my eyes – deserves an award for their hard work and commitment for keeping Chicagoland country music fans entertained. Although selecting the following concerts was a challenge because of the amazing competition, I’ve decided to share what I consider the Chicago area’s most notable… Continue Reading