Big Valley Jamboree reveals headliners for 2016 music festival

Carrie Underwood, pictured in June 2015. Rick Diamond / Getty Images

EDMONTON – The lineup for the 2016 Big Valley Jamboree so far includes some big names in country music. On Thursday the headliners were revealed for next summer’s music festival.

Superstar Carrie Underwood will be returning for her second BVJ performance. Fans have been wanting more since her 2007 performance.

Blake Shelton will also be returning to the stage to belt out some of his old country favourites. Country chart-topper Dierks Bentley is among the star-studded lineup.

Sam Hunt is joining in on the fun for his first Big Valley Jamboree performance. He recently produced the duet “Heartbeat” with Underwood.

The rest of the weekend’s lineup has yet to be released.

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The 24th Annual Big Valley Jamboree takes place July 28-31, 2016 in Camrose, Alta. Tickets go on sale to the public on November 2, 2015 at  10 a.m.

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Carrie Underwood performs at the iHeartRadio Country Festival in Austin, Texas. on May 29, 2014, in Charlotte, N.C. Photo by Jack Plunkett/Invision/AP, file
Blake Shelton at the 2014 CMA Music Festival in Nashville, Tennessee. Photo by Amy Harris/REX
In this June 8, 2013 file photo, Dierks Bentley performs at LP Field in Nashville Tenn. Bentley is organizing a July 22 benefit concert at Tim’s Toyota Center in Prescott Valley, Ariz., for the families of 19 firefighters from Prescott Fire Department's Granite Mountain Hotshots who were killed while on duty. Photo by John Davisson/Invision/AP, File
Sam Hunt, left, and Dwight Yoakam perform at ACM Presents Superstar Duets at Globe Life Park on Friday, April 17, 2015, in Arlington, Texas. Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP