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Top 3 Artists I Would Most Like To See at ‘Taste of Country Music Festival’

Now in its second year, the ‘Taste of Country’ Music Festival is back in Hunter, NY on June 13th-15th and the lineup just keeps getting bigger!

So far the roster of top-notch acts performing include Brad Paisley, Dierks Bentley, Brantley Gilbert, Hank Williams Jr., Thompson Square, Craig Morgan, Randy Houser, Thomas Rhett, Tyler Farr, Eric Paslay, Jamie Lynn Spears, The Cadillac Three, Gwen Sebastian and more!

A killer line up so far! As I sit here and think about it, it would be quite a challenge to pick 3 artists I’d like to see most. Well, lucky for you, I like a good challenge. Here goes…

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First up would be Dierks Bentley. I’ve always been a huge fan of his songwriting and love the bluegrass lean his music can have from time to time.

I saw Dierks perform 3 songs back in June of 2011 when he played the ‘Bama Rising’ tornado benefit in Birmingham at the BJCC. Those three songs were just enough to make me want to see more.

Song I’d most like to hear live: ‘Up On the Ridge’


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Second on my list of artists I’d most like to see at ‘Taste of Country Music Festival’ would, without a doubt be, Craig Morgan. One of the purest and most distinct voices in country music. When I hear his songs, it’s like an uncontrollable urge comes over me and I instantly begin to belt out the words, right along with him!

Song I’d most like to hear live: ‘Little Bit of Life’


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The third artist up is Gwen Sebastian. I call her my friend even though we’ve only communicated over the phone and Twitter a few times but she’s as sweet as sugar! My history with knowing this artist starts back in 2010 or so when a single of hers came across my desk at the radio station called ‘V.I.P. (Barefoot Girl)’. I loved it immediately and we played it on 95.3 The Bear for a short time. Then fast forward to season 2 of ‘The Voice’ when Gwen was a member of Team Blake. She was eliminated during the battle rounds. Bad news for her but good news for us as she became my corespondent each Wednesday afternoon for the rest of the season!

I’ve been a fan since and would love to check out a performance!

Song I’d most like to hear live: ‘Suitcase’

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