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Rock County 4-H Fair announces 2010 mainstage lineup

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Gazette staff
March 5, 2010
— Country music fans will be pleased to see three solid nights of country music at this summer’s Rock County 4-H Fair.

As a bonus, the fair will feature the Three Hills Rodeo for two shows on the last day of the fair. Three Hills is a member of the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association. Visit threehillsrodeo.com.


The main stage musical acts are:


Thursday, July 29

8 p.m. Jamey Johnson—Songs written by Johnson have been recorded by such country greats and Trace Adkins and George Jones. His album “That Lonesome Song” was released in 2008. Visit jameyjohnson.com.


Friday, July 30

8 p.m. Steel Magnolia—Steel Magnolia, made of performers Joshua Scott Jones and Meghan Linsey, has been nominated for the “Top New Vocal Duo” award at the Academy of Country Music awards, which will air in April.


9 p.m. Tracy Lawrence—Tracy Lawrence has landed a variety of awards and top-10 country music hits since his 1991 debut. He was the Academy of Country Music’s new male vocalist of the year in 1992 and since then has sung and co-written songs both for his own albums and even for a Broadway production. His latest album, “The Rock,” described as “inspirational country,” came out in 2009 and was nominated for a Grammy Award. Visit tracylawrence.com.


Saturday, July 31

8 p.m. Eden’s Edge—Eden’s Edge is an Arkansas country band whose three members moved to Nashville, Tenn., in 2007. They have been writing and recording an album and are starting a tour this spring. Visit edensedgeband.com.


8:30 p.m. Jake Owen—Jake Owen’s debut on country radio was in 2006 with the album “Startin’ with Me.” In 2008 he was nominated for a Grammy award and an Academy of Country Music. His most recent album, “Easy Does It,” was released in February 2009. Visit jakeowen.net.


Other main stage shows include:


-- Royalty Coronation, Tuesday, July 27.


-- Star contest, Wednesday, July 28.


-- Three Hills Rodeo, at 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 1.



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