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Headwaters Country Jam starts Thursday

For the second straight year, the Headwaters Country Jam will be taking place in August.

The popular annual event is scheduled for August 18 to 20 at the "Bridge" near Three Forks.

Festival Director Erin McSpirit is excited about the 2022 lineup.

"Ticket sales have been going well. We have been having great feedback for our line up. This year we have Hardy, Chris Janson, Lee Brice, along with many other talented musicians," McSpirit said.

The main stage lineup for August 18 features the Red Clay Strays at 4 p.m., Ian Munsick at 6 p.m., the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band at 8 p.m., and headliner Hardy at 10:30 p.m.

Bob Carpenter of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band said they will be playing all of their hits, songs from all there "Will the Circle be Unbroken" albums, and will also be playing some new songs from their recently released "Dirt does Dylan" album.

"Were looking forward to seeing you there. It's going to be a great time and hope you can come out and listen to some music," Carpenter said.

On Friday, August 19, the main stage will feature King Calaway at 2:30 p.m., Tyler Rich at 4 p.m., Casey Donahew at 6 p.m., Craig Morgan at 8 p.m., and headliner Chris Janson at 10:30 p.m.

The main stage schedule on August 20 includes Mackenzie Porter at 2:30 p.m., Kameron Marlowe at 6 p.m., Granger Smith featuring Earl Dibbles Jr. at 8 p.m., and Lee Brice at 10:30 p.m.

Campers will be allowed on site starting Wednesday.

McSpirit feels Headwaters Country Jam is one of the favorite festivals she helps produce.

"We have some of the BEST fans, we bring a great group of local staff and yes, the views and location of the festival are breathtaking. All in all, to me, Headwaters Country Jam is the epitome of a country mountain festival," McSpirit said.

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