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Taste of Country fest adds to line-up

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 – Billy Currington, Eli Young Band, Jerrod Niemann and Sara Evans were among the artists announced today to join the Taste of Country Music Festival in New York in June.

They join headliners Tim McGraw, Keith Urban and Toby Keith, who were previously announced to play.

Easton Corbin, Chase Bryant, Colt Ford, Josh Abbott Band, Tracy Lawrence, Locash, Logan Mize, Western Underground, Rachel Lipsky, Sasha McVeigh, Jackson Michelson and Annie Bosko also will play the third annual festival coming June 12-14 at Hunter Mountain Resort, Hunter, N.Y.

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