Rob Potts Entertainment Edge, Chugg Entertainment, Foxtel and Country Music Channel are thrilled to announce that American supergroup Rascal Flatts (US) will be headlining CMC Rocks the Hunter 2013 festival at Hope Estate. Joining them will be international and local stars, including Billy Ray Cyrus (US), Chris Young (US), The Band Perry (US), Adam Brand and Corb Lund and the Hurtin’ Albertans (Can).
Rounding out this exciting first announcement are David Lee Murphy, Dean Brody (Can), Catherine Britt, Amber Lawrence, Morgan Evans, The Bluegrass All-Stars, Bob Corbett, Doug Bruce And The Tailgaters, Craig Morrison, The Wolfe Brothers and Aleyce Simmonds, as well as ex-pat US-based pioneers, The LeGarde Twins.
Many more artists will be announced soon.
Now in its sixth year, CMC Rocks the Hunter festival has established itself as the biggest International Country & Roots Festival outside of North America. One of the premiere events on the Australian music calendar, it brings together the best international and local country and roots performers in at Hope Estate in the beautiful Hunter Valley.
In 2013, the main stage program on Friday 15 March will kick off earlier, running from 2pm to 11pm. The festival will continue through Saturday and Sunday, when Rascal Flatts will close the proceedings.
Once again, camping will be available on site at Hope Estate. The late-night Camper’s Bar will be back in action again on Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights, following the conclusion of the main stage program.
Tickets go on sale Thursday 4 October at 9am with limited one-day tickets available.