Starting at 4:00 p.m.
The Grand Opening of the Winnebago Product Display Area kicks off the event during Happy Hour from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. including beer and wine tasting and light snacks!
Enjoy some free time to grab dinner and join us in the Amphitheater at 7:30 p.m. for the Winnebago Welcome including group recognition and the traditional flag raising.
The Winnebago Welcome will be followed by Stephanie Quayle at 8:00 p.m.
Tuesday, July 23
An Evening with Home Free
8:00 p.m. Amphitheater
The all vocal (a cappella) country music sensation Home Free is bringing Nashville country standards and country-dipped pop hits. The band comes to town on the heels of their most recent full length album release, TIMELESS, bringing with them new music and new humor every night. They’ve been busy in the studio the past few months writing, recording, and getting ready to release their fifth studio album, which will be available June 2019.
Home Free has become a household name, amassing more than 250-million YouTube views, and entertaining more than 350,000 people live in concert since bursting on the national scene in 2013. The 5-man band has become known for their show-stopping performances that mix their signature no-instrument, all-vocal music with their quick-witted humor.
Their fourth studio album, TIMELESS, which was released on September 23, 2017 via Columbia Records and debuted at the No. 2 spot on the Billboard Country Albums Chart. This release marks the 4th consecutive top 5 Billboard debut for their album.
Audiences can expect new music and new stylings, plus country hits like Maren Morris’ “My Church”, pop slams like Shakira’s “Try Everything”, and fan favorite classics like the calypso-infused arrangement of Johnny Cash's "Ring of Fire."
Thursday, July 25
Annual Row Parties with Malek's Fishermen Band
5:00 p.m. Rally Grounds
This is your night to get to know your “neighbors!” Row party night allows us to celebrate what makes each state and province great; our unique differences and style! Many rows invite visitors to sample local fare which always becomes a popular treat for all of us around the rally grounds! It’s your choice, travel from row to row or just hang out with the locals.
Don’t miss Malek’s Fishermen Band as they travel from row to row livening up the group with their polka sound. Malek’s Fishermen Band is one of the finest polka bands in the Midwest; and continue the great tradition of dance music excellence started by Syl Malek in the 1930’s with Malek Bros. Accordion Band. The modern Malek’s Fishermen Band plays a wide range of dance music that includes the traditional old time polkas, waltzes, twosteps and schottisches as well as country, big band, Dixieland, and other dance hall favorites.
Friday, July 26
8:00 p.m. Amphitheater
Singer and Songwriter Chris Kroeze connects with both the hearts and minds of audiences across various generations through his genuine country soul and his unique and alluring vocal delivery as he performs more than 200 shows per year.
Kroeze performs all across the U.S. and internationally, including multiple tours overseas each year in support of our U.S. Armed Forces. Along with headlining the majority of his shows, he has also had the privilege of performing with and also sharing the stage with music superstars like Montgomery Gentry, The Doobie Brothers, Travis Tritt, Blake Shelton, Joe Nichols, The Lost Trailers, Chris Kagle, Josh Thompson, and many others.
A call from the producers of NBC’s Emmy Award Winning television show, The Voice, catapulted Kroeze onto the National Stage. Kroeze’s combination of vocal and guitar skills, along with his humility and small town country boy nature, have captured the hearts of millions of fans week after week. With guidance from Blake Shelton, he wowed audience’s week after week. “His potential is limitless” said Maroon 5’s Adam Levine.
Kroeze continues to generate significant press from media from coast to coast and anyone who has been watching his journey can see that this great young artist is JUST getting warmed up!