Kelsea Ballerini Calls ‘Dibs’ on Carolina Country Music Fest
Rising country music superstar to hit the stage on the shores of Myrtle Beach, S.C.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CHARLOTTE, NC (Jan. 12, 2016) – Carolina Country Music Fest (CCMF), in conjunction with Full House Productions (FHP) and Visit Myrtle Beach announce the addition of Kelsea Ballerini to the lineup of country music superstars to take the stage during the Southeast’s premier country music fest, June 10-12, 2016.
Ballerini’s debut album, First Time, dropped in May of 2015. Her breakout hit single, “Love Me Like You Mean It”, landed at No. 1 on Billboard’s Country Airplay chart making her the first country music female to top the chart with a debut in nine years. With an authentic sound inspired by personal life experiences, songs such as “Dibs” – an anthem in all things marking your territory – was born. The Knoxville, Tenn. native has received two CMA Award nominations, an American Music Award nomination and a Billboard Award in the New Top Country Artist category.
Following in Ballerina’s CCMF-bound footsteps, Maren Morris will also join the three-day country music fest, headlining the Jack Fire stage. Morris, an up-and-coming female country music artist, began putting her country, folk and pop influences to work penning hits for artists including Tim McGraw and Kelly Clarkson. Described as “a stellar solo artist in her own right” by Rolling Stone Country, Morris’ self-titled EP has earned over 6 million streams in less than two months and she was recently inducted into CMT’s 2016 Next Women to Watch class.
“Carolina Country Music Fest is proud to add two of country music’s hottest, up-and-coming female artists to our lineup,” said Bob Durkin, President of FHP. “Each is guaranteed to light up the CCMF stage, which is only more of a reason fans are getting pumped up for what is shaping up to be an unbelievable country music fest,” continued Durkin.
Tickets for CCMF are available at www.CCMF.com, and prices increase Tuesday, January 19. All VIP ticket options include admission to the Kick-Off Concert, Thursday, June 9. For accommodations or more information about Myrtle Beach, go to www.VisitMyrtleBeach.com.
Carolina Country Music Fest (CCMF), the Southeast’s premier outdoor country music fest, is located on the shores of Myrtle Beach. A unique blend of today’s country headliners and up-and-comers, CCMF is host to the industry’s biggest stars. With the combination of country music and the scenic Myrtle Beach backdrop, this family-friendly, three-day fest is a summer vacation destination.
Full House Productions is a premier entertainment and production company specializing in the restaurant, nightlife, entertainment and hospitality industries. From producing concerts with the music industry’s biggest stars to partnering with restaurants and bars to achieve their marketing goals, Full House Concerts, a division of Full House Productions, is a full service event production company experienced in planning, marketing and executing concerts, festivals and special events. Since 1998, FHP has produced over 500 events in over a dozen cities around the United States with a leadership team comprised of experienced, innovative, unique and talented individuals.
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