Hank Williams Festival is June 67

Published 12:00 am Saturday, April 19, 2003

The annual Hank Williams Festival will be held June 6-7 this year at the Hank Williams Music Park in Georgiana.

This year’s headliner will be triple platinum artist Neal McCoy, who will perform Saturday night at the festival.

Other festival entertainers include Williams’ daughter, Jett Williams, who returns to the festival again to perform as a featured Saturday night performer; Sweet Young ‘Uns, Brad Magness and Bobby G. Rice – all performing Saturday night.

Friday night entertainment includes Brad Magness, Wesley Dennis, Gene Watson and T. Graham Brown – back by popular demand.

The weekend also will highlight the Drifting Cowboys, Mary McDonald, Hank Locklin, Colon Leatherwood and Aubrey Preston.

Food, beverages, arts and crafts will be on sale both days of the festival for attendees. Barbeque dinners are available for $10 through advanced sales only. They can be picked up Friday from 5 to 7 p.m.

Friday the gates will open at 3 p.m.; music starts at 4 p.m. Saturday the gates will open at 8 a.m.; music starts at 9 a.m.

Tickets are $15 for Friday, $25 for Saturday. Advanced weekend tickets are on sale through May 30 for $30.