Only 30 days until G Fest
Only 30 days until G Fest Muskogee kicks off its second year. This eclectic music festival boasts noteworthy acts including, NEEDTOBREATHE, classic rock favorite, Creedence Clearwater Revisited, and country rockers, Blackberry Smoke.
G Fest Muskogee returns to Hatbox Field on June 15-17, 2017, for three nights of music, camping and entertainment. Bands take the main stage at 3:30 p.m. with headliners going on at 10:00 p.m. each of the three evenings. Artists begin on the three additional stages as early as 1:00 p.m. Two late-night parties round out the festival including Leon: A Tribute, and an EDM party featuring DJ, Candyland.
G Fest full line-up includes: Caroline Glaser, The Shakerz with Jamie Oldaker, Mike Hosty, Jambalaya Jass Band, Kinderhook, Steven Salewon, Don & Steve White, the Red Dirt Rangers, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Kentucky Headhunters, The Mavericks, California Honeydrops, J.J. Grey and MoFro, Ben and Noel Haggard and the Strangers, The Swon Brothers, Milton Patton, Becky Hobbs, John Fullbright, and Leon: The Tribute (Leon Russell Tribute Show), Ricochet, Byron Berline Band, Nicnos, and Mike Hosty. Saturday’s festivities continue with a late-night EDM party featuring popular DJ, Candyland.
A week of music kicks off this year with the Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. The ceremony is a separate ticketed event, but all 3-day G Fest ticket holders are invited to the post-party featuring the Tulsa Playboys beginning at 10:00 p.m. 2017 Inductees include: Jimmy LaFave, Carl Belew, Rodney Lay, the Red Dirt Rangers, David Teegarden Sr., Jimmy “Junior” Markham. Hanson will be inducted separately at HopJam this weekend.
G Fest Muskogee general admission tickets are available for $99, and VIP Reserved Seating and VIP Party Pit tickets for $319. Ticket prices increase Monday, April 10. VIP Reserved Seating and VIP Party Pit gives ticket-holders access to a exclusive areas to the sides and directly in front of the stage, parking, designated bathrooms and a separate bar. For fans wanting the true G Fest experience, primitive camping is available starting at $80 and RV camping starting at $325.
G Fest 2017 is funded through a joint effort by the Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame (OMHOF) and The City of Muskogee Foundation. Net proceeds of the event will be used to further the mission of the OMHOF and further develop the infrastructure of the Hatbox complex for future festivals.