Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood Host Country Countdown USA in Run-up to CMAs. Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood will be joining host Lon Helton on the September 24th/25th edition of Country Countdown USA. In addition to helping countdown the week’s top country radio hits, Brad and Carrie will share tidbits and stories from their lives! Brad will clue in fans on how he got Carrie interested in recording their current hit single duet “Remind Me“. Carrie will give insight into her experiences singing with other iconic singers like rocker Stephen Tyler and crooner Tony Bennett. Country Countdown USA is recorded live each week on Nashville’s historic Music Row, and counts down each week’s Top 30! Brad is currently wrapping up his H20II-Tour with Blake Shelton this week, and both Brad and Carrie are gearing up to co-host the CMA Awards in November!
Country USA Music Festival in Oshkosh, Wisconsin! Country USA music festival in Oshkosh, Wisconsin is the nation’s premier country music and camping festival! It is five days of country music entertainment, food, and shopping. It’s said that they have a million dollar line-up just waiting to get the party started! The festival will be June 21-25 (Tuesday-Saturday), camper check-in at 6:00 am Tuesday, and gates open at 3:00 pm. Tuesday will have Lukyn Skywyrd, Bella Cain, Pure Grain, Eric Church, and Miranda Lambert. Wednesday will have Power Play, Rocket Club, The Band Perry, Sawyer Brown, and Trace Adkins. Thursday gates will open at 2:00 pm and have Grand Union, Gloriana, Justin Moore, Luke Bryan, and Dierks Bentley. Friday gates open at 12:00 pm and will have Broadband, Southband, Southern Gypsy, Diamond Rio, Easton Corbin, and Rascal Flatts. Saturday, the final day, gates will again open at 12:00 pm and will have KatieBeth, The Volunteers, Blackhawk, Ashton Shepherd, Josh Turner, and Lady Antebellum. Tickets are available by calling (local) 920-882-4949 or (toll free) 800-326-SHOW. For more information on ticket pricing and options go to countryusaoshkosh.com This sounds like a great way to spend a week! Festivals, especially country music festivals, are always a good time. Meeting new people, camping, eating the food, listening to live music, walking around, just having a good time and making memories is the best way to spend a summer vacation. The folks of Country USA want you have the time of your life while being safe, they will have security all over the grounds to ensure this. There is a list of rules and camping regulations on the site if you have any questions on what might or might not be allowed. The artist line-up sounds amazing and since Country USA has been doing this for 16 years, they have got to have some serious positive feedback and returning guests! If for some reason you don’t think you will be able to make it this year, then for sure keep it in mind for summer 2012!