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THE NEW 93Q’S 5th ANNUAL “A DAY IN THE COUNTRY” FESTIVAL BROUGHT TO YOU BY SUNBELT RENTALS COMES TO THE SHOWGROUNDS AT SAM HOUSTON RACE PARK

Day-Long Festival Features All-Star Line Up With Gretchen Wilson & Keith Anderson, the Colgate Country Showdown Contest and More Saturday, April 25, 2009

    

HOUSTON (March 23, 2009)—The Showgrounds at Sam Houston Race Park (www.theshowgrounds.com) is proud to host The New 93Q’sth Annual A Day in the Country music festival brought to you by Sunbelt Rentals on Saturday, April 25, 2009.
 

“We are excited to partner with The New 93Q to host A Day in the Country,” said Andrea Young, President & Chief Operating Officer, Sam Houston Race Park.  “We have a great facility for festival-style events and have our roots as a music venue in country music. We have fostered the careers of many bands in this genre and look forward to growing this event and giving country artists, both established and new, a great place to perform.”

This will be the first year for The Showgrounds to host the day-long event which will feature performances from established country star Gretchen Wilson, along with up-and-coming artists Keith Anderson, Kate & Kacey, Justin Moore and The Lost Trailers.   The family-friendly event will also feature carnival rides, midway games, vendor booths and more!

“We are celebrating our five year anniversary and continue to grow bigger and better every year,” said Mark Krieschen, Vice President/Marketing Manager of The New 93Q.  “We think this year’s line up is our strongest yet and anticipate our biggest turn out as a result.  The Showgrounds has been home to many great country artists and offers a fantastic setting for live music so this was a perfect fit for the festival.”

            In addition to the performances, the 28th Annual Colgate Country Showdown (www.countryshowdown.com), a national singing contest, will be on-hand looking for the next great country singer to advance to the National Finals. 

Gates will open at 12 p.m.; show begins at 1 p.m. Tickets are $5 per person and are available beginning Monday, March 23 at 10 a.m.  Parking for the event is $5. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.theshowgrounds.com.

            The Showgrounds at Sam Houston Race Park is Houston’s favorite outdoor entertainment venue, located just 15 minutes from downtown Houston, featuring performances from national recording artists across all genres of music, as well as high-profile festivals and special events.  The all-ages venue will host annual Country, Classic Rock and Alt Rock concert events throughout the year.  For more information on upcoming shows, events and tickets, please visit www.theshowgrounds.com or call 800-211-3381.

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