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.
We need your help!
CONTRIBUTE TO NJARTS.NET
Since launching in September 2014, NJArts.net, a 501(c)(3) organization, has become one of the most important media outlets for the Garden State arts scene. And it has always offered its content without a subscription fee, or a paywall. Its continued existence depends on support from members of that scene, and the state’s arts lovers. Please consider making a contribution of any amount to NJArts.net via PayPal, or by sending a check made out to NJArts.net to 11 Skytop Terrace, Montclair, NJ 07043.