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Big & Rich and Jelly Roll Ignite DenimFest 2023

Forest City, Iowa – DenimFest is set to kick off on May 26-27-28, 2023. Get those boots on, round up your friends and family, and get ready to enjoy some great country music. This event showcases the best Midwestern hospitality around and some of the biggest names in the music industry like Big & Rich and Jelly Roll. This is a must-see event for anyone who loves good ole country music. Don’t wait, purchase your tickets today!

Credit: Big & Rich and Jelly Roll

Big & Rich

The legendary country music duo, Big & Rich will take the stage at DenimFest on Friday, May 26. John Rich and Big Kenny are each individually first-rate musicians, producers, entertainers, and songwriters. When they come together in music they’re one of the most original musical forces to perform. Ever since exploding into the public eye in 2003, they’ve made an outstanding career of being relatable and musically relevant. They’re the rarest breed and simply true country music game-changers. They had a triple-platinum record, “Horse of a Different Color” in 2004 that left their music instantly recognizable. 

Jelly Roll

The incredibly talented, Jelly Roll has been on the rise and he’ll also be taking the DenimFest stage on Sunday, May 28. Jelly Roll recently won three 2023 CMT Music Awards. He was awarded the “Male Video of the Year”, “Digital-First Performance of the Year”, and “Breakthrough Male Video of the Year” at the 2023 CMT Music Awards. Jelly’s voice is like no other and will leave you in awe. This is a must-see artist you don’t want to miss!

Artist Lineup

Friday, May 26

  • Big & Rich
  • Smash Mouth
  • McBride & The Ride
  • Hannah Dasher
  • Love and Theft
  • Military

Saturday, May 27

  • Dierks Bentley
  • Joe Denim ft. Hillbilly Soap Opera
  • Austin Snell
  • Military

Sunday, May 28

  • Jelly Roll
  • Leah Turner
  • Dillon Carmichael
  • Drake White
  • Military
  • Hillbilly Joel

You’ll have the opportunity to camp on the festival grounds! There’s nothing better than a weekend of kicking back camping with friends and family mixed in with good country music. There are tent and RV camping sites available to purchase. All RV camping spots include a hook-up! It doesn’t get better than that. Camping spots are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. If you’d prefer a particular spot or need special accessibility accommodations they can be arranged on a first come, first serve basis once you’ve purchased your bundle. Please call 800-514-3849 in advance of your arrival to make arrangements. Don’t wait purchase your tickets today!

Credit: Big & Rich

All Camping Packages Include

  • Festival Passes and Parking
  • Daily access to the Stilery Daystage from 12:00 pm (Noon) – 4:00 pm and DJ’s 12:00 am (midnight) – 2:00 am
  • Access to campground FREE showers
  • Daily trash receptacle pickup
  • All RV sites include electric hook-ups
Credit: Jelly Roll

Of course, no festival would be complete without great food and drink, and DenimFest doesn’t disappoint. From classic barbecue and Southern cuisine to craft beers and cocktails, there’s something to satisfy your appetite and quench your thirst at the festival.

If you’re a fan of country music, or simply looking for a fun and memorable festival experience, you won’t want to miss the 2023 DenimFest in Forest City, Iowa. Get your tickets now and start planning your trip to this one-of-a-kind celebration of all things country!

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