Countryfest Kicks Off

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Canada's longest running country music festival kicks off in Dauphin on June 26, offering music fans some of the best in country music as well as a variety of other genres. Dauphin's Countryfest, now celebrating its 19th year, hits the north side of Riding Mountain National Park, 10 km south of Dauphin, running for four days of local, nationa, and international entertainment on three separate stages.

This year's festival features a strong group of Manitoba performers, including bluegrass maverick Rob Wrigley, fiddler and singer/songwriter Sierra Noble, kids act LuLu and the TomCat, rock outfit Live on Arrival, acoustic pop duo Keith & Renee, country chanteuse Tracy Bone, singer/songwriter JC Campbell, rock act Highway 373, and fiddler Ryan D'Aoust.

Other headliners include Alan Jackson, Lonestar, Travis Tritt, Shane Yellowbird, and Deep Dark Woods.

Click here for the complete schedule at this year's Countryfest.

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