G Fest 2017 First Line-up Announcement
G Fest 2017 has released the much anticipated line-up for the music festival’s second year. In the first of several announcements set to be made, they released the names of 11 bands for the 3-day festival:
Blackberry Smoke, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, J.J. Grey and MoFro, The Mavericks, Ben and Noel Haggard and the Strangers, The Swon Brothers, Kentucky Headhunters, Milton Patton, Becky Hobbs, John Fullbright, and Leon: The Tribute (Leon Russell Tribute Show).
Building on the success of its inaugural year in 2016, G Fest Muskogee returns June 15-17 for three nights of music, camping and entertainment. Bands take the main stage at 3:30 p.m. with headliners going on at 10:00pm each of the three evenings. Other stages throughout the venue begin as early as 1:00pm. Friday and Saturday headliners will be released at an upcoming date.
General Admission tickets are available for $79, and VIP Reserved Seating and VIP Party Pit tickets for $279 for a limited time. 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.
“We’re excited to share several of the artists joining us for the second annual G Fest,” said Jim Blair, executive director of the Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame. “We are bringing back a lot of the atmosphere guests enjoyed from our first year, and have expanded with some new opportunities in 2017. We look forward to music fans joining us again this year.”
G Fest is funded through a joint effort by the Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame (OMHOF), The City of Muskogee, City of Muskogee Foundation and Muskogee Tourism. 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.