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    Mon, 03 Jun 2013 13:00:11

    Canada's Craven Country Jamboree to Feature Kenny Chesney, Tim McGraw + More - It takes place in July

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    The Craven Country Jamboree has been running for 30 years and is labeled the "World's Greatest Country Music Festival" and the lineup certainly backs that claim up.

    The event will feature Kenny Chesney, Tim McGraw and more, and will run from July 11 through July 14 in Craven, Saskatchewan. Once again, longtime weekend hosts, Williams and Ree, will serve as festival ambassadors.

    "This may be the lineup to end all lineups," said Troy Vollhoffer, executive producer of Craven Country Jamboree. "We are always proud to bring the biggest and the best acts that are available, but this year I think we've outdone ourselves. The lineup is deep with a great mix of young, classic, and a trio of superstars. There is definitely something here for everyone. It's going to be an explosive show in 2013."

    Visit the Craven Country Jamboree website to purchase tickets and to seek out camping info.

    The lineup for the event is below:

    Thursday, July 11 (Beer Garden kick-off party)
    8:00 pm – Williams & Ree
    9:00 pm – Phil Vassar

    Friday, July 12
    4:00 pm – Small Town Pistols
    5:30 pm – Sawyer Brown
    7:00 pm – Brantley Gilbert
    9:00 pm – Tim McGraw

    Saturday, July 13
    2:30 pm – High Valley
    4:00 pm – Williams & Ree
    5:30 pm – Randy Travis
    7:00 pm – Doc Walker
    9:00 pm – The Dixie Chicks

    Sunday, July 14
    1:00 pm – CKRM Big Talent Contest Winner
    2:30 pm – Bill Anderson
    4:00 pm – Gloriana
    5:30 pm – Chad Brownlee
    7:00 pm – Scotty McCreery
    8:30 pm – Kenny Chesney

    Besides the main stage talent, the Pump Roadhouse beer gardens features fun local acts for the thousands of people attending each night. As well, there are plenty of other activities to keep fans entertained like bull-riding demonstrations, a hypnotist, a songwriter's circle, and Circus Electronica, an electronic dance party.

    Across the river, the Craven Country Jamboree can accommodate 8,500 campers, easily becoming the third largest town in Saskatchewan each year.

    With its storied history, famous performers, and friendly appeal, the Craven Country Jamboree puts Canada on the map on the world stage of festivals.

    Time for our favorite game! Play festival organizer. If you could design your very own festival, who would play it? Where would it be and when?

    —Maggie Pannacione
    06.03.13



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