Photo courtesy of The Queen Mary.
The 2nd annual Shipkicker Country Music Festival will once again take over the The Queen Mary at the Waterfront Events Park on Saturday, June 4.
Stephen Wesley, a country favorite, was recently added to the list of top country artists slated to perform, while Easton Corbin will headline the festival.
"This year’s ShipKicker Festival will feature some of the top country music artists at one of the best waterfront venues on the West Coast,” said Steve Sheldon, Director of Entertainment Events at the Queen Mary in a statement. “We’ll have a full day of incredible live music and a festival atmosphere with line dancing lessons, yard games, delicious food, cocktails in the ShipKicker Saloon and much more. We are expecting a sell-out crowd of country music lovers for what is sure to be a kickin’ day on the So Cal waterfront!"
Stephen Wesley is an award-winning, Indiana-bred, California-based singer and songwriter. After 10 years dedicated to the art, he signed with EnnEcho Records and has collaborated with some of pop music’s biggest names since, according to the release. Wesley’s current hit single,Cowgirl, features Slash of Guns N Roses and Velvet Revolver fame and his single “All Night Long” features Steve Harwell of Smash Mouth.
Headliner Easton Corbin’s self-titled debut album made in March 2010 featured the two number one hits "A Little More Country Than That" and "Roll with It", as well as the number 14 hit "I Can't Love You Back." His second album, All Over the Road, was released in September 2012, while by 2013, fans had purchased over 470,000 albums and over two million singles.
Corbin and Wesley will be joined by country music favorites Clare Dunn, Dylan Scott, Scotty Mac Band, Honey County, and Daniel Bonte and The Bona Fide. Meanwhile, Olivia Ooms and Dylan Uribe will perform a special acoustic set in the intimate Shipkicker Saloon.
The Saloon will maintain the entertainment in between sets on the main stage, featuring a full bar, dance floor and DJ Goodtime Gordie spinning the top country hits.
ShipKicker country music festival will offer food vendors, a beer garden, cocktails, line dancing lessons from Cindi Massengale, and country yard-games to entertain in between musical acts.
To purchase tickets for the Queen Mary’s 2nd annual ShipKicker Country Music Festival click here.