Underwood, Dan + Shay, others to perform at ’21 Barefoot Country Music Fest

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Carrie Underwood will co-headline the Barefoot Country Music Fest, taking place in Wildwood in August.

Originally scheduled for June of this year, the first Barefoot County Music Fest in Wildwood — now set to debut in the summer of 2021 — has announced its first four artists: Carrie Underwood, Dan + Shay, the Zac Brown Band and Lynyrd Skynyrd.

For information and updates, visit barefootcountrymusicfest.com.

The 2021 festival had originally been scheduled for June 17-20 but has been moved to Aug. 19-22. According to a message on the web site, the change “was made out of an abundance of caution for our fans and help ensure we can successfully put on an amazing and safe festival in 2021.”

Underwood, Dan + Shay and Lynyrd Skynyrd had all been scheduled to perform in 2020, as had Blake Shelton, Billy Currington, Trace Adkins and others.

More 2021 announcements will follow. The festival will feature more than 30 acts on multiple stages on the Wildwood beach. A press release says the event will be “the Northeast’s largest outdoor country music festival, occupying a 27-acre playground on the beach.”

The event will be produced by the Charlotte-based Southern Entertainment company, which has a history of attracting major names to festivals it produces, including the Carolina Country Music Fest in Myrtle Beach, S.C.; and the Wild & Wonderful Country Music Fest in Morgantown, W.V.

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