Summer is the perfect time of the year for a road trip, so why not get your friends together and drive to Kingsport Tennessee for a three day festival that you don’t want to miss! Ticket Alternative is excited to be the official ticketing partner of the 2014 Fun Fest Sunset Concert Series taking place at J. Fred Johnson Stadium. Scheduled Thursday July 17th- Saturday July 19th, Fun Fest will once again feature a variety of musical genres.
Thursday, July 17th
MercyMe w/Tenth Avenue North – 7:00pm
Friday, July 18th
Martina McBride w/ Michael Ray – 7:00pm
Saturday, July 19th
Train w/ The Dirty Guv’nahs – 6:00 pm
About the bands:
MercyMe will bring a vast repertoire of contemporary Christian music to the stage! After nearly 20 years together, the band has amassed a devoted following. Selling more than six million units and serving up such memorable songs as “I Can Only Imagine,” the first song in Christian music to go platinum in the digital domain.
Tenth Avenue North
Since their 2008 debut album, Over and Underneath, Tenth Avenue North has become one of Christian music industry’s most successful acts, saturating Christian radio. They won New Artist of the Year in 2009 at the 40th Annual GMA Dove Awards and in 2010 “By Your Side” was named Song of the Year.
McBride hit the country music scene in 1991. With twelve studio albums and more than 14 million albums sold in the US, McBride has made her mark in the music industry. McBride is a four-time Country Music Association “Female Vocalist of the Year” and three-time Academy of Country Music’s “Top Female Vocalist” award winner.
He is not only an up-and-coming country artist, but has shared the stage with Alabama, Rodney Atkins, Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Brantley Gilbert, Alan Jackson, Jake Owen, and Randy Travis. His debut album is currently in production.
Train is a multi-platinum, San Francisco-based band. The band earned its third Grammy in 2011 for the worldwide smash “Hey, Soul Sister” from the album Save Me, San Francisco. The band is currently working on their follow up to their most recent album, California 37, which contained the global hits “Drive By” and “50 Ways to Say Goodbye.”
The Dirty Guv’nahs
Hailing from Knoxville, Tenn.,this six-piece brotherhood is called “a fiercely soulful band” by the Boston Globe, and has been affirmed by Paste Magazine to “know rock and roll from the inside out.”Their music has been featured on five network television programs and in March, their debut album, Hearts on Fire, debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Heatseekers Chart.
There are many passes with different price levels so make sure you check out all the options! Children 5 & under are admitted free and online/phone sales close at 4pm day of show.
One day pass: Tickets are $20-25 starting from July 11th through day of show.
Two day pass: Tickets are $35-$40 starting from July 11th through day of show.
Three day pass: Tickets are $60 July starting from July 11th through day of show.
For more information: http://www.visitkingsport.com/funfest/