Cornstalk '97 is next week

This article submitted by Linda Stelling on 07/08/97.

Cornstalk Fest í97 is fast approaching. Six country music headliners, and many local entertainers will be in Regal during the three-day event, July 17, 18 and 19.

The gates will open at noon on Thursday, July 17. Local bands Raging River and Thunder Canyon will perform at 6 and 8 p.m., and David Lee Murphy will take the stage at 9:30 p.m. Among his hits are ďDust on the BottleĒ and ďParty Crowd.Ē

On Friday, July 18, Ty Herndon and Roy Clark will be the headliners. Herndon will take the stage at 6 p.m. and Roy Clark is scheduled to perform at 9:30 p.m. Among Herndonís hits are ďLiving in the MomentĒ and ďLoved Too Much.Ē Clark, a country legend and star of "Hee Haw", is also a recent Country Music Association (CMA) Lifetime Achievement Award recipient.

On Saturday, July 19, Tom Wopat, Asleep at the Wheel, and Ronnie Milsap will be performing. Wopat, best known for his ĎLuke Dukeí role on ďThe Dukes of HazardĒ and current star of ďCybilĒ, is an accomplished singer and songwriter and will perform at 5 p.m. At 8 p.m., the Grammy-winning group Asleep at the Wheel will perform. Among their hits are ďRoute 66Ē and ďHot Rod Lincoln.Ē At 9:30 p.m., Ronnie Milsap will take the stage. Three-time named CMA Male Vocalist of the Year, among his hits are ďSmoky Mountain Rain,Ē ďAny Day NowĒ and ďIt was Almost Like a Song.Ē

Other bands performing during the three-day event are: KeyStone, Mississippi Drifters, Rawhide and Roses, Dooliní Dalton, and Young Country.

General admission tickets are $25 until July 16 and $30 at the door. Three-day general admission tickets are $60 until July 16 and $70 at the door. The VIP package is $250 until July 16. VIP packages are not available at the gate. This package includes seats in the first four rows, daily meals, free parking, a VIP campsite and VIP tent admission. For more information, call 1-800-479-3662.

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