Country USA Opens Today
Oshkosh, Wis. -- Dubbed as one of the largest country music festivals in the nation, Country USA opens today at Ford Festival Park in Oshkosh. For the next five days, the biggest names in the industry will perform.
Headlining acts include Eric Church tonight. Sheryl Crow on Wednesday, Billy Currington on Thursday Toby Kieth on Friday and Dierks Bentley on Saturday.
Country USA is now in it's 18th year and draws a world wide audience with an economic impact to the Oshkosh area of around $14 million. Organizers say a record number of people are expected this year due to a new marketing plan and the lowering of ticket prices from previous years.
NBC26's Jonathon Gregg will report on opening day tonight on NBC26 Live at 5:00 & 6:00.