Monday April 30, 2012
Guitars & Cadillac's
Legend Dwight Yoakum to play Rockin' River Music Festival in August
Released by Kevin Gillies, RRMF
month before receiving one of country music’s most-prestigious honours, country legend Dwight Yoakam will play B.C.’s largest country music festival, the Rockin’ River Music Festival Aug. 9-11 in Mission.
Festival organizers are thrilled to announce Yoakam — who will be presented the Country Music Association’s Cliffie Stone Pioneer Award Sept. 24 in Nashville, Tennessee — will join 2012 Rockin’ River Music Festival confirmed lineup that includes: Blue Rodeo (Ontario), Randy Bachman (B.C. Gulf Islands), George Canyon (Nova Scotia), Ridley Bent (Vancouver), One More Girl (Vancouver), Aaron Pritchett (Pitt Meadows), The Higgins (Delta), Victoria Banks (Ontario, and 2010 Canadian Country Music Association Female Vocalist of the Year), and Karen Lee Batten (Abbotsford). Also on the bill are Kenny Hess (Mission, Abbotsford), Brent Lee (Squamish, Mission), Tyler Whelan (Alberta), Todd Richards (Harrison), Chris Buck Band (Vancouver), The Matinée (Vancouver), Shane Chisholm (Alberta) and Stacey McKitrick (Abbotsford).
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