DAUPHIN’S COUNTRYFEST 2017 Kicks Off Today

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June 29, 2017 (Dauphin MB) — Today is the day that Dauphin’s Countryfest kicks off for 2017. Canada’s longest running country music festival runs June 29 to July 2, with superstar names topping the bill.

“We’ve got a stellar lineup for music fans this weekend, including Luke Bryan and Keith Urban, two of Pollstar’s Top 20 touring bands of 2016,” says Eric Irwin, president of Dauphin’s Countryfest. “We’ve also got Johnny Reid, the top grossing Canadian country performer right now, our good friends Doc Walker, who are fan favourites at Countryfest, and so many other terrific bands. Dauphin is definitely the place to be this weekend, to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday!”

MORE THAN MUSIC:

In addition to all the great performances going down at Dauphin’s Countryfest, there is an array of other events and activities going on, including:

Ø  Home Hardware Campground Contest

Ø  Malibu Beach sponsored by Tourism Dauphin

Ø  Canadian Tire Sports Bar

Ø  Countryfest Social Hall

Ø  Mechanical Bull

Ø  Foodies Paradise (20 food vendors, six of which are brand new!)

Ø  Bacon Covered in Maple Syrup Eating Contest

Ø  Flip Cup Tournament

Ø  Bubble Soccer

Ø  Prairie Helicopter Rides

Ø  730 CKDM Battle of the Bands

Ø  Live Karaoke featuring The Middle Coast

Ø QX 104 Songwriters’ Circle

LIMITED TICKETS REMAINING:

There are still a few tickets available at the gate! Weekend Pass $279  / VIP Bar $430 / Day Pass Thursday $49 / Day Pass FridaySaturdaySunday $99 / Day Parking $20 / Weekend Parking $50 / Plus applicable fees and tax.