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Lakes, Minnesota – WE Fest brought the last day of a full packed weekend plus
of events at the Soo Pass Ranch to a close with headliner Luke Bryan. The large packed arena of fans were standing
throughout the performance of Bryan and earlier top line artists including
RaeLynn, Kane Brown, Randy Houser, Brett Eldredge and Luke Bryan.
moment Luke Bryan appeared on an elevated stage he had the fans immersed. Bryan’s performance showed he was having fun
and captivated his audience with his top hits from his albums of “Kill the
Lights, Crash My Party, Tailgates & Tanlines and more.” Bryan has received many recognition awards since
2010; most recently 2017 CMT Performance of the Year “Want to Want Me” (with
Lakes, Minnesota – Main Stage performances hit the stage beginning
Thursday. The open grounds with a
combination of reserved seating and general admission area were filled to the
brim with fans ready to hear some of the top performers in Country Music. Brett Young was the opener mid-afternoon and
stage performances continuing through past midnight.
was strong with other performances including Kelsea Ballerini, Alan Jackson and
Lady Antebellum closing the night out.
WE Fest extended the evening after the headliner by opening up the Barn
Stage with Michael Ray performing. WE Fest
will have performances Friday and Saturday with headliners of Zac Brown and
Lakes, Minnesota – WE Fest is ready for the large crowd expected for a
continual line-up of performances that will have hit the main stage starting
Thursday through Saturday. Tuesday and
Wednesday will have smaller concerts as the fans get settled in the campgrounds
with their motorhomes and trailers.
Luke Bryan, NYC 2017
Luke Bryan in one of the headliners for the main
stage on Saturday night, Zac Brown Band Friday night headliner and Lady
Antebellum for Thursday evening. Other
main acts amongst others on stage; Michael Ray, Kelsea Ballerini, Alan Jackson,
Logan Brill, Cody Johnson, Eli Young Band, Darius Rucker, RaeLynn, Kane Brown,
Randy Houser, Brett Eldredge
Minnesota – Two-time Grammy Award winner Melissa Etheridge had control of the
huge crowd the minute she stepped on stage at Moondance Jam 26. A delayed start due to a weather-front built
up the excitement of having Etheridge perform so when she walked out with her
band she was totally embraced by all the energy. Etheridge had a strong smoky voice and showcased
her proficient control of the guitar.
Etheridge has a unique style of syncopated rhythm within her music that kept
her fans engaged and displayed her talent.
Etheridge has maintained her strength as a singer-songwriter, musician
and activist since she came on the scene in 1988.
Etheridge came on to the music scene with her self-titled album and has
released 14 studio albums. The most
recent released album was in 2016 “MEmphis Rock & Soul.” Etheridge has 5 Platinum albums with 3 being
multi-platinum. “Ain’t It Heavy” Nominee/work
Grammy Award for Best Rock Vocal Female Performance in 1993 and “Come to My
Window” in 1995.
Minnesota - Steve Miller Band, Peter Frampton, Live, Melissa Etheridge, Halestorm
& The Pretty Reckless Featured at Moondance Jam 26 Over fifty bands set to
play four stages this Wednesday – Saturday; July 19-22. Moondance is
celebrating 26 years of rock 'n' roll this week at the 300 acre Moondance
Events campground and concert area east of Walker, MN. And they will have
something for every rock fan. Thursday night features some of the top female
voices in rock today topped off with Halestorm with Lzzy Hale and The Pretty
Reckless with Taylor Momsen. Grammy award winner and singer-songwriter legend, Melissa
Etheridge takes the stage on Friday in front of 90s alternative rockers LIVE
who have reunited for a world tour and are celebrating the 25th anniversary of
their debut album Mental Jewelry.
Saturday night will cap off the festival with one of the summer's biggest
classic rock tours, Steve Miller Band and Peter Frampton. Plus bands like Better Than Ezra, Vince Neil
of Motley Crue, Black Stone Cherry, Jack Russell's Great White, Starship
featuring Mickey Thomas and more will be playing throughout the weekend.
"We are so
excited for the gates to open and for our Moondance family to get settled
in," said Moondance owner Kathy Bieloh, "We have such a great variety
of rock music this year and so many fun events in and around the concert area.
Our staff and I can't wait to see everyone again along with all of the new
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