Eric Church, Paul Brant to headline 2018 Countryfest in Manitoba

Festival-goers take in the sights and sounds of Countryfest 2017. Photo credit: Pederson Photographic, Leah Kendzierski & Danna Kendzierski/

A star-studded line up was announced Thursday Oct. 5 for Dauphin’s Countryfest 2018.  Top acts include Florida Georgia Line, Eric Church and Paul Brandt.

Touted as Canada’s longest running country music festival, organizers said they “couldn’t be happier with the way things are shaping up for Countryfest 2018”. Producer Rob Waloschuk added they are “looking forward to hosting some of the biggest acts in country music, along with some of Canada’s best homegrown artists”.

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Additional Canadian artists set to perform include Dan Davidson, the Road Hammers, Chris Henderson, James Barker Band and Dallas Smith.

Luke Combs, Emerson Drive and High Valley round out the list of acts named to date.

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Tickets go on sale Monday Nov. 6, 2017 at 9 a.m. and can be purchased on the Countryfest website or by phone at 1-800-361-7300.

Last year’s festival was a sell-out.

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