updated 2/7/2011 1:17:07 PM ET 2011-02-07T18:17:07

MANHATTAN, Kan., Feb. 7, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Country Stampede is doing it again, announcing yet another star-studded lineup for the 2011 music and camping festival. Today, festival officials announced the addition of eight exciting artists who, along with such country music luminaries as Brad Paisley, Lady Antebellum, Blake Shelton, Joe Nichols, and Eric Church will fill out this year's roster of entertainers, many of whom have been named in the recent ACM Awards nominations announcement.     

On Thursday, the 2011 Country Stampede will start off with a bang as Whiskey Myers and hit recording artist Wade Bowen opens for ACM Top New Solo Vocalist of the Year nominee Eric Church who's single "Smoke a Little Smoke" is tearing up multiple charts.  Friday's lineup will include The Jared Daniels Band, Jason Jones, Brett Eldredge, Grammy award winners and country music legends Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Joe Nichols, and multiplatinum recording artists Lady Antebellum, who have received two CMA awards for Vocal Group of the Year and Single of the Year.  On Saturday you will see The Big 94.5 Country Road to Stampede Winner, Glen Templeton, Troy Olson, and Jerrod Niemann live, followed by CMA Male Vocalist of the Year and Musical Event of the Year winner and this year's co-host of the ACM Awards Blake Shelton, who will take the stage for what is sure to be a phenomenal performance.  Brad Paisley, who himself has earned the coveted CMA Entertainer of the Year, will bring down the house with one of his unbelievable trademark performances.  Sunday will not see the 2011 Country Stampede go out quietly. Mary James, Greg Hanna, and ACM Top Vocal Duo of the Year nominees Joey + Rory will be sharing the stage with country classic Collin Raye and an energetic performance from crowd favorites Sawyer Brown.      

Mark your calendar!  The 2011 Country Stampede takes place June 23, 24, 25, and 26.  For updates and ticket information visit countrystampede.com or call 800-795-8091.  A four-day general admission ticket is now only $95.  Prices go up soon.  Use Country Stampede's new EZ-Pay option to split up the cost of your tickets and camping over five months to take advantage of their Special Offer pricing now! 

Thursday

 5:00  The Big 94.5 Country

6:30  Whiskey Myers

8:00  Wade Bowen

9:30  Eric Church 


Friday

1:00  The Jared Daniels Band

2:30  Jason Jones

4:00  Brett Eldredge

5:30  Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

7:30  Joe Nichols

9:30  Lady Antebellum

Saturday

1:00  94.5 Road to Stampede Winner

2:30  Glen Templeton

4:00  Troy Olson

5:30  Jerrod Niemann

7:30  Blake Shelton

9:30  Brad Paisley

Sunday

1:00  Mary James

2:30  Greg Hanna

4:00  Joey + Rory

6:00  Collin Raye

8:00  Sawyer Brown

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