Line Up

Saturday, September 11, 2021

Gates Open at 3:00 pm

Rotary Pavilion Stage
3:30 pm - Jake Nelson
6:00 pm - Shalo Lee
8:00 pm - 32 Below

Rivertown LIVE Main Stage
5:00 pm - Chris Kroeze
7:00 pm - Gabby Barrett
9:00 pm - Sara Evans


Main Stage

Presented by Hastings Automotive


Sara Evans 9:00 pm – 10:30 pm

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Multi-platinum entertainer Sara Evans is at the top of her game! As the fifth most-played female artist at country radio in nearly the last two decades with five No. 1 singles including “No Place That Far,” “Suds In The Bucket, “A Real Fine Place To Start,” “Born to Fly,” and “A Little Bit Stronger,” which spent 2 weeks in the top spot and was certified platinum by the R.I.A.A., Sara thrills audiences across the U.S. playing close to 100 shows each year and in 2018 headlined the “CMT Next Women of Country Tour.” Her “stunning, country voice” (Rolling Stone) has earned her the prestigious Academy of Country Music Top Female vocalist accolade as well as numerous American Music Awards, Billboard Music Awards, Country Music Association, CMT and Grammy Awards nominations. In addition, the CMA awarded Video of the Year honors for her hit chart-topping single, "Born to Fly" from her double-platinum album of the same name. Evans’ discography also includes the platinum-selling studio albums Real Fine Place and Restless as well as the gold-certified projects Stronger and No Place That Far.

Sara continues to forge a bold, creative path with the launch of Born To Fly Records and her eighth studio album, Words, which debuted at #2 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums Chart. The project has been dubbed the album of her lifetime that “captures an artist in full musical flight” (Associated Press) and was named among Billboard and Rolling Stone’s favorite country albums of 2017. In 2019, Sara teamed up with her daughter Olivia Barker and son Avery Barker to release The Barker Family Band as both children embark on their own solo music careers. Sara is in the studio herself, recording a new solo album, the follow-up to 2017’s acclaimed Words.



Gabby Barrett 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Warner Music Nashville's Gabby Barrett is setting the trend. Spotlighted as an Amazon Music Breakthrough artist, featured in Variety's 2020 Young Hollywood Impact Report, named Radio Disney's Next Big Thing, a Billboard "Chartbreaker," a SiriusXM + Pandora All-Genre and Country Artist to Watch, and a short-listed GRAMMY contender (Forbes, Billboard), Barrett continues to prove why she's "Country music's rising star" (E!). Her meteoric debut, the 2X PLATINUM "lightning-in-a-bottle single" (PEOPLE) "I Hope," is 2020's most-streamed Country song to date, cracking the Top 10 of Billboard's Hot 100 chart. Reigning atop the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart for six weeks, "I Hope" was also the first debut single by a solo female artist to top the Country radio charts since 2017, and made her the youngest artist with a #1 debut at Country radio in over two decades. Adding to over 500 MILLION+ career on-demand streams, her full-length LP GOLDMINE earned more first-week debut album streams than any other Country act in history, including her current SIX songs spinning across FIVE radio formats: “I Hope” and latest single "The Good Ones" (Country radio); "I Hope" feat. Charlie Puth (Top 40, Hot AC and AC); "Footprints on the Moon" (Radio Disney); "Got Me" feat. Shane & Shane (SiriusXM's "The Message" and Music Choice's Contemporary Christian channels); and "Rose Needs a Jack" (SiriusXM's "The Highway"). Earning her first-ever CMA Awards nominations for New Artist of the Year and Single of the Year ("I Hope"). Gabby recently performed at the 55th ACM Awards.



Chris Kroeze  5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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Born and raised in northwest Wisconsin, Chris Kroeze is no stranger to hard work or a guitar. There hasn't been a day since in which music wasn't part of his life since his dad gave him his first guitar at the age of six years old.

With overwhelming support of his home town of Barron, Wisconsin, Kroeze raised money to head to Nashville in 2014 and recorded his first single “Four Letter Words” at the famous Station West Recording Studio. That first single went on to receive heavy radio play throughout the Midwest and open numerous doors for the young musician. A call from the producers of NBC’s Emmy Award Winning television show, The Voice, catapulted Kroeze onto the National Stage in 2018.

Today singer and songwriter Chris Kroeze connects with both the hearts and minds of audiences across various generations through his genuine country soul and his unique and alluring vocal delivery as he performs more than 200 shows per year. Kroeze performs all across the U.S. and internationally, including multiple tours overseas each year in support of our U.S. Armed Forces.

Along with headlining the majority of his shows, he has also had the privilege of performing with and also sharing the stage with music superstars like Montgomery Gentry, The Doobie Brothers, Travis Tritt, Blake Shelton, Joe Nichols, The Lost Trailers, Chris Kagle, Josh Thompson, and many others.

Rotary Pavilion Stage


32 Below  8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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32 Below takes no breaks, period! Performing over 120 shows a year, barnstorming the country with an infectious, rocking country sound delivered via non-stop three-hour sets. 

A collection of hard working rural boys from Fargo, North Dakota, 32 Below’s six albums have sold more than 25,000 copies and have been streamed hundreds of thousands of times.

The boys have shared the stage with the likes of Keith Urban, Justin Moore, Billy Currington, Easton Corbin, Randy Houser, The Band Perry, Little Big Town, Montgomery Gentry, Charlie Daniels, Old Dominion and The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band just to name a few. They've also performed an NFL halftime show @ Soldier Field for The Bears vs Lions.



Shalo Lee Band  6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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The Shalo Lee Band is a high energy female fronted southern rock band from Minneapolis headed up by critically acclaimed singer/songwriter Shalo Lee. 

Complete with four part lead vocals, screaming guitars, a killer rhythm section and major fiddle antics, the impressive talent factor has catapulted this band to headlining fairs, festivals, and private events to opening for national stars from state to state. 

The scope of this band is wide, mixing equal parts original songs with electrically charged covers done their own way, with a unique mix of grit, soul and charisma.

The band has a long history of dynamic performances, and has shared the stage with numerous national recording acts including: LO-CASH,  Aaron Lewis, Little Texas, Randy Hauser, Billy Ray Cyrus, Charlie Daniels Band, Eric Paslay, Josh Thompson, Blackhawk, Marshall Tucker Band and many others.

Combining years of stage experience, rich harmonies, outstanding instrumentation, and youthful energy, The Shalo Lee Band covers a vast range of songs from contemporary country artists to that of classic southern rock legends as well as Shalo's original songs.   Because of this, the band has established a loyal following through a commitment to quality, high-energy performances and undeniably rowdy fun!



Jake Nelson  3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

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Jake is a singer/songwriter from St. Paul, Minnesota. He has been making a splash in the Minnesota music scene since 2015 playing gigs across the state. His self-titled, independently-produced debut album, released in June 2017, has made some buzz and gotten radio play on a local, national and international level. Inspired by artists ranging from Lee Brice to Phil Collins to Frank Sinatra, his style is a unique blend of alternative country with a Jake spin. He’s had the honor of opening for and sharing the stage with Thompson Square, Rodney Atkins, Dylan Scott, The Swon Brothers, and Clare Dunn, as well as several talented local bands and musicians. If you haven’t heard his music, give it a listen – you may just find yourself a new favorite rising artist!