Bentley closed out the night with a two-hour set that took fans back through his entire catalogue. He even brought along “Dude Air,” the almost life-size plane that has been popping up at his Somewhere On A Beach Tour for “Drunk On A Plane” throughout the summer, for an epic show-close.
Fans erupted with cheers as Hunt took the stage singing his debut smash, “Leave The Night On.” The Georgia native completely owned the stage for 75-minutes, busting out hit after hit from Montevallo and beyond. Summer anthems like “Raised On It” and “House Party” had fans dancing along while ballads like “Take Your Time” and “Make You Miss Me” evoked a sing-a-long from the crowd. In the middle of his set, Hunt played acoustic renditions of some of today’s biggest Country hits, including Thomas Rhett’s “T-Shirt,” Luke Bryan’s “Huntin’, Fishin’, and Lovin’ Every Day,” and Maren Morris’ “My Church.” I wouldn’t be surprised to see Sam take home an Entertainer of the Year trophy in the coming years. His live show is that good.
Always a ray of sunshine, Cam drew quite the crowd at the festival’s Front Porch Stage. Performing songs from her debut album, Untamed, the California native came to the realization that she had more fans in the Great White North than she imagined. The audience sang along to many of her songs, and not just radio hits. Cam acknowledged them and admitted that’s how she can tell who the “real fans” are among the crowd. Country music is lucky to have that one. She’s a true gem.
Fans flocked to the main stage for Canadian star Tim Hicks. He brought a full-on party and had fans in the palm of his hands for his hour-long performance. Hicks performed songs from his first two albums and also previewed his upcoming album, Shake These Walls, coming September 6.
Chase Bryant bought along his hits (and his killer guitar skills!) for a 45-minute set that had fans clapping and singing along. The Texas native sang hits from his debut EP, like “Little Bit Of You” and “Take It On Back,” and gave fans a taste of what’s to come on his debut album with his latest single, “Room To Breathe.”
The festival’s daytime stages features a variety of acts, including The Recklaws, The Dungarees, and Autumn Hill, the music never stopped throughout the day and night.