Festival Fever: Country Con 2015 Comes to the City

January 6th, 2015, 12:00 pm by Greg
Joe Nichols

Joe Nichols @ Proctors, 2/5/11

Photograph by Andrzej Pilarczyk

Country Con 2015 is a two-day indoor country music festival that’s slated to take place at the Empire State Plaza’s Convention Center on Saturday, February 28 and Sunday, March 1.

Kristian Bush of Sugarland headlines on the Saturday with Local 518 bands the Spurs USA, Big Sky Country and Chelsea Cavanaugh rounding out the line-up.

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Meanwhile, Joe Nichols tops the bill on Sunday with Elvis tribute artist Gene DiNapoli, Harold Ford’s the Spirit of Johnny Cash and True Grit Outlaws.

Single-day tickets are $35; VIP $90. Two-day, all-fest tickets are $60; VIP $150…

ADDITIONAL UPCOMING FESTIVALS:
I/O Festival of New Music @ Williams College’s ’62 Center for Theatre and Dance, Williamstown, 1/8-9/15
Bridge Jazz Fest @ Troy Savings Bank Music Hall & College of St. Rose’s Massry Center, Troy & Albany, 2/27&28/15
Mountain Jam @ Hunter Mountain, Hunter, 6/4-7/15
A Taste of Country Festival @ Hunter Mountain, Hunter, 6/12-14/15
Solid Sound @ MASS MoCA, North Adams, 6/26-28/15
FreshGrass @ MASS MoCA, North Adams, 9/18-20/15