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#CNL2016: Get To Know Jake Owen

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This Florida-born, RCA Nashville signed singer offers much more than a Barefoot Blue Jean Night. His talent, alarmingly good looks, and constant output of hits makes this 10-year country music veteran a mainstay in the mainstream movement of 21st Century Country.

Part pop, part country, and all Southern charm, Jake Owen actually picked up guitar by accident while recovering from reconstructive surgery after a wakeboarding accident. From there, the rest was basically history (and, let’s get real, a ton of hard work). The 34-year-old often writes songs for blasting and having a good time to, and for that we thank him, along with several successful ballads giving every flannel-wearing fan all the feels.

Two-thousand and fifteen brought the release of his fifth studio album, but 2016 is looking to be a larger than life year. Next month, he drops the second single off that album- “Real Life”- in addition to playing at Country Night Lights in September amongst another huge headliner, Brett Eldredge, and others soon to be announced.

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View some of this headliner’s greatest hits then, using the hashtag #CNL2016, tweet @cntrynghtlghts with who else YOU want to add to this year’s lineup!

Get your Country Night Lights 2016 tickets here

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#CNL2016: Get To Know Brett Eldredge

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When I’m not drooling over DJ’s, my guilty pleasure of soulful and sexy country musicians comes out from the closet (along with a pair of denim cut-offs and my hometown southern drawl). Picture an atmosphere as energetic and free-wheeling as #FEST but add a little twang and you’ve got Country Night Lights. If I only learned one thing in my formative years living in a small West Virginia town, it’s country kids know how to have a damn good time.

With instant attention from Rolling Stone and Billboard online, #CNL2016 looks like it will send a shiver down your saddle and a shot of moonshine straight into your bloodstream (I highly recommend George Washington’s original recipe, only for sipping). Let’s keep it Country 101 with an introduction to headliner Brett Eldredge, a three-time chart topper who is more mainstream pop than Merle Haggard.

The 29-year-old Illinois born artist was recently nominated for Male Vocalist of the Year by the Academy of Country Music while also revealing a new unnamed single that will be out early next month. With so-catchy-it-kills melodies and chart topping tracks like “Lose My Mind” and “Mean To Me”, the Country Night Lights headliner and Atlantic Records artist seems to be having his best year ever. His brand is a blend of soulful sound with lyrics laced of a classic country POV and an Abercrombie & Fitch model appeal…like a polished Marlboro man. This is 21st-Century Country, and it’s highly contagious.

Preview what you’ll see in September with some of Brett’s bests below, then head over to www.countrynightlights.com for an array of ticket options (GA, VIP, camping, and RV passes).

Use the hashtag #CNL2016 to tweet @cntrynghtlghts who else you want to see on this year’s lineup!

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Country Night Lights Has Released Their Early Bird Tickets

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Country Night Lights 2016 has dropped their early bird tickets! The festival is held in Athens, Ohio. The festival takes place September 23rd and 24th. The early bird tickets come before the festival’s lineup has even dropped and as always come at a discounted price.

Last year’s festival had chart topping artist Sam Hunt. Sam Hunt has rose to the challenge of young country. Taking the control of the charts with songs such as “Leave the Night On” and “Take Your Time.” Another featured artist for last years lineup was country powerhouse artist Easton Corbin. Easton has several hit songs and a huge loyal following.

With powerhouse artists Sam Hunt and Easton Corbin last year, you have to wonder what Country Night Lights 2016 has in store for us this year? The festival offers country fans to experience GA, VIP, camping, and all the way up to having a Cabana for the weekend. Meeting any country festival goer’s desires! This will be a can’t miss Midwest country fest! Watch the recap video below and secure your tickets at the cheapest prices they will ever be today.

Follow CNL on all of its social channels for chances to win free tickets all winter long!

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Country Night Lights Introduces Tent & RV Camping For This Year’s Show

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Prime Social Group knows few things in this life are better than spending your summer days listening to amazing music with some of your best friends. To keep the good times rolling at the inaugural Country Night Lights, we are happy to announce tent and RV camping options for the night of Saturday, September 26.

You can purchase camping passes on the same page as tickets – click here to get yours!

Tent Camping Pass $20/pp

Saturday night camping will be allowed at Country Night Lights. Each person can purchase a camping pass for $20. Camping passes are NOT tickets into the festival, nor are they parking passes for your vehicle. Tickets to the festival are sold separately.

– Tent size will be limited to 10 ft. x 10 ft.

– Want to camp next to your friends? Make sure you all arrive together. Camping spots will be offered on a first come, first served basis. Camp sites can NOT be reserved without campers present.

– The camping site has a maximum capacity. We encourage everyone to purchase camping passes prior to arrival at Country Night Lights as we cannot guarantee that camping will still be available for purchase the day of the event. If camping is still available on Sept. 26, you may purchase a camping pass on-site until we hit capacity.

– There are no electric or water hook ups in the camping area. Generators are not allowed. There will not be showers in the camping area.

– Campers are allowed to leave and re-enter the camping area only. Re-entry into the festival is not allowed.

– Trailers and other camping units that require to be towed in with a vehicle are prohibited. You may purchase a RV/motorhome camping pass to camp in such units. GA camping is reserved for tents only

– Camping is rain or shine. No refunds or exchanges.

– PROHIBITED ITEMS: Open flames (including grills, tiki torches, fire rings), drugs, guns, fireworks, anything glass (plastic and cans only), generators, pets, or tents LARGER than 10’ x 10’.

RV/Motorhome Camping Pass $150

RV Camping will be at the Athens Fairgrounds located at 286 W Union St. Free shuttles will be provided to take you to and from the show.  Each camp site will include power and water. RV camping passes are NOT tickets into the festival (you must purchase that separately).

– The RV campground will open Friday September 25 and close Sunday September 27.

– The fairgrounds has a maximum capacity, and RVs will be allowed to camp on a first-come, first-served basis. We HIGHLY recommend pre-purchasing your RV camping pass online to ensure your spot and solidify your plans for the festival!

– One RV/Motorhome per campsite. All people wishing to be included in your RV pass must be present at the same time upon your arrival. There is an 8-person limit on the amount of people who can stay inside your RV/motorhome.

– No tents are allowed for sleeping next to an RV

– No saving spaces – arrive together, camp together

– No wrapped or sponsored vehicles. You WILL be turned away if your RV/motorhome has any advertising, marketing, sponsoring, or company logos on it.

– All RVs and persons are subject to search upon entry.

– There are no in-and-out privileges with your RV/motorhome. Persons with an RV camping pass may re-enter the campground as needed, but if your RV leaves the Fairgrounds, you will NOT be allowed back in.

– RV parking passes are non-transferable. No refunds or exchanges.

– PROHIBITED ITEMS: Open flames (including grills, tiki torches, fire rings), drugs, guns, fireworks, glass beverage containers (plastic and cans only, please), kegs, generators, or pets.

Questions? Contact us on Facebook or Twitter.

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