SOURCE: Nevada Division of Tourism

Nevada Division of Tourism

January 30, 2015 17:39 ET

Night in the Country Music Festival Releases 2015 Artists

Introduces Biggest Lineup in Its History

YERINGTON, NV--(Marketwired - Jan 30, 2015) -  Nevada's largest country music festival, Night in the Country, will kick off its 14th year with some of country music's hottest artists as well as the biggest lineup in its history. To accommodate the larger lineup, the festival will be opening a second stage as well as beginning the music on Thursday night. This year's festival will take place July 23 - 25, 2015 at the Lyon County Fairgrounds in Yerington, Nev.

The festival attracts nearly 30,000 people to the rural community about two hours from Reno. Night in the Country Music Festival is Nevada's longest-running country music festival and one of the region's most exciting and anticipated events, attracting thousands of visitors from more than 36 states, to northern Nevada. The festival is produced by and benefits the Boys & Girls Clubs of Mason Valley, a non-profit organization dedicated to serving youth in the community with character-building educational and recreational programs.

The festival kicks off Thursday night at 8 p.m. on the Full Moon Saloon stage with a lineup that includes: Redneck Rodeo and Gunnar & The Grizzly Boys. On Friday night, gates open at 3 p.m. with a lineup on the main stage that includes: Justin Lee, Clare Dunn, Old Dominion, Parmalee, and headliners The Band Perry. The Full Moon Saloon stage opens at 11 p.m. with encore performances by: Gunnar & The Grizzly Boys, Old Dominion, and Redneck Rodeo. On Saturday night, gates again open at 3 p.m. with a main stage lineup that includes: Scotty Mac Band, Kelsea Ballerini, and Jake Owen. The Full Moon Saloon stage closes out the music festival beginning at 11 p.m. with encore performances by Kelsey Ballerini and DJ Nick & Cody. Additional artists are slated to be added on Friday and Saturday nights and will be announced soon.

Night in the Country 2015 is slated to be the largest year in the event's history, with attendance expected to exceed 15,000 each night. While VIP and Superfan credentials have already sold out, General Admission credentials are still available for $95 plus tax & fees. Fans looking for a premium experience are encouraged to reserve a spot in CLUB 149, which features a campsite, VIP entrance to the festival grounds, premium seating, Friday and Saturday hosted drinks and gourmet dinner, and a hosted breakfast on Saturday. CLUB 149 credentials are $525 plus tax & fees.

The festival offers three days of camping beginning Thursday, July 23rd at 11 a.m. Camping fees are $125 plus taxes & fees for the entire festival. For more information or to purchase your festival credentials and campsites, visit www.nightinthecountry.org.

TravelNevada is a division of the Nevada Department of Tourism and Cultural Affairs. TravelNevada promotes and markets Nevada as a tourism destination for domestic and international leisure and business travelers through its marketing and advertising programs and by coordinating partnerships between public and private entities. TravelNevada also administers grant programs for local entities to market travel and tourism offerings and publishes Nevada Magazine.

About the Boys & Girls Clubs of Mason Valley

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Mason Valley is a non-profit organization based in Yerington, Nevada. With seven locations throughout Northern Nevada, the Clubs have changed the lives of thousands of young people in the community for more than 15 years. The Clubs give kids a safe, supervised and affordable place to go every day after school, with caring adult staff, character-building educational and recreational programs, and an opportunity to set and achieve goals, while also making friends and having fun. The Boys & Girls Clubs of Mason Valley has actively sought to enrich the lives of girls and boys whom other youth agencies have had difficulty in reaching. The organization is dedicated to ensuring that our community's youngsters have greater access to quality programs and services that will enhance their lives and shape their futures. For more information about the Boys & Girls Clubs of Mason Valley, visit www.bgcmasonvalley.org.

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