'Luck of CCMF' week adds James Barker Band to lineup

Carolina Country Music Fest (courtesy photo)

Carolina Country Music Fest is set to announce one new artist every day the week of March 12 through its “Luck of CCMF” promotion, according to a news release.

Tuesday, James Barker Band, a country music group formed in Ontario, Canada, was added to the lineup.

The band was signed to Universal Music Canada in 2016 and are best known for their chart-topper hits, "Lawn Chair Lazy" and "Just Sayin," according to their website.

They'll perform during the multi-day festival set for June 7 to 10 in Myrtle Beach, S.C.

James Barker Band joins these previously announced artists for the 2018 fest:

  • Muscadine Bloodline (Day one of "Luck of CCMF")
  • Deana Carter
  • Runaway June
  • Stephanie Quayle
  • Kasey Tyndall
  • Kennedy Fitzsimmons
  • Russell Dickerson
  • Jon Langston
  • Morgan Wallen
  • Devin Dawson
  • Michael Ray
  • Kane Brown
  • Dylan Scott
  • Cole Swindell
  • Old Dominion
  • Brett Eldridge
  • Zac Brown Band
  • Chris Lane

New artist announcements are expected all this week.

In addition to the announcement, CCMF started a new promotion called "Scavenger Hunt" that will give concert-goers prizes for following along with hints on their social media pages.

CCMF officials also extended the promotion where everyone who has purchased a general admission ticket automatically gets into the Thursday Kick Off for free. If you don't have one yet, they say if you purchase a general admission ticket by end of day March 16, you will get a free pass for Thursday Night Kick Off.

Prices will also increase shortly, so officials say "get your tickets, now!"

Carolina Country Music Fest (CCMF), the East Coast’s largest outdoor country music fest, is located on the shores of Myrtle Beach. A unique blend of today’s country headliners and up-and-comers, CCMF is host to the industry’s biggest stars. With the combination of country music and the scenic Myrtle Beach backdrop, this family-friendly, three-day fest is a summer vacation destination.

To view the full lineup as it is released, check back on ABC15 News and the CCMF website.

For more information about the music fest, visit the official music fest website.

To buy tickets for the music fest, click here.

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