12th Annual Spring Into Summer
Festival Salutes Fort Campbell
One of country music’s most recognizable hit-makers, MCA Nashville recording artist, Josh Turner headlines Spring into Summer Salutes Fort Campbell Festival Concert in Oak Grove, KY
It is with great excitement that the Oak Grove Tourism Commission announces Josh Turner as this year’s headliner for the 12th annual Spring into Summer Salutes Fort Campbell. Josh Turner will take the stage at the Viceroy Performing Arts Center (Amphitheater) in Oak Grove, Saturday May 25, 2019 at 7:00pm.
From his 2003 Platinum-selling debut Long Black Train to his 2017 Billboard No. 1 release, Deep South, Turner has scored multiple GRAMMY®, CMA and ACM Awards nominations and received six Inspirational Country Music Awards. As one of the youngest members inducted into the Grand Ole Opry, Turner has sold more than 8 million units, topped more than 1.5 billion in global streaming and populated radio with such memorable hits as “Hometown Girl,” “Would You Go With Me,” “Your Man,” “Time Is Love,” “Why Don’t We Just Dance” and “Long Black Train.”
“We are super excited to have Josh Turner for our 12th annual International & Regional award-winning Festival,” said Traci Cunningham, Executive Director of Oak Grove Tourism. The relationship between Country Music artists, our troops and their families has been a long-standing tradition and we are delighted, and thrilled Josh Turner will be bringing his talent and support to Oak Grove, KY.
To kick things off prior to Josh Turner we have the Renegade Rally with Branscombe Richmond and the all-star band performing from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm on Saturday, May 25, 2019. Keep an eye out for the list of celebrity guest appearances. Saturday will feature an extended parachute jump show before the concert featuring Josh Turner, and after the concert there will be a spectacular firework show that will close out Saturday nights festival.
The 12th Annual Spring into Summer Festival Salutes Ft. Campbell will take place May 25 & 26, 2019. Activities will run Saturday May 25th from 12pm-9pm and Sunday May 26th from 12pm-6pm. Both days of the festival will include new and exciting activities. Southern Kentucky Film Commission is hosting a free drawing for a 2 one week-long stay at a resort in Hawaii. This year we have Flippenout Productions which is a one-of-a-kind extreme trampoline show, with acrobats performing incredible stunts in the air and off a transparent wall. You will want to see it more than once. A zipline has been added to this year’s festival along with a motorcycle and car show. Back again are the free carnival rides provided by Casey’s Rides to include a brand-new gondola Ferris Wheel. There will be a balloon artist giving out free balloons and you can even get a caricature drawing done while enjoying your time at the festival. We will have the opportunity for Active Duty Military to enter for a free basket of fun and exciting stuff. Past baskets have included everything from, gift cards, to TVs, to Furniture! The concert, along with all other activities at the Spring into Summer Festival Salutes Fort Campbell, is free and open to the public.
Tickets are not required for the concert. Gates for the concert area will open at 3 pm and it is completely free.
For more information, please go to Oak Grove Tourism’s website at www.visitoakgroveky.com. Follow all their events by finding them on Facebook, or Instagram. You can sign up for text alerts by texting “newera” to 74574 you will get a text message with a signup link send directly to your smartphone! Don’t wait sign up now.
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Regional & International Award Winning
- 2015 IFEA Pinnacle Award Winner for The Grand Pinnacle
- 2016 IFEA Pinnacle Award Winner for The Grand Pinnacle
- 2016 Kaleidoscope Award Winner for Best Festival
- 2017 Kaleidoscope Award Winner for Best Festival