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Boots & Brews Country Music Festival, a huge success in its first year, and this year featuring performances by the next generation of country music superstars, returns to Ventura, at Plaza Park, 651 E. Thompson Blvd., Sunday, September 17, from 11:30 am to 7:00 pm. VIP Boots & Brews Front Row Corral and Lounge Pass, $50.; General Admission, $25. Info: (805) 628-9588 or .

Headlining is Michael Ray, whose debut single; “Kiss You In The Morning” reached #1 on the Billboard County Music Chart. Ray – signed to prestigious Warner Music Nashville record label – made a guest appearance on the hit TV series, Nashville, this past spring.

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Also performing: Chris Lane, whose single “Fix” also reached #1 on the Billboard Country Music Chart; Russell Dickerson, a Country/Pop singer from Nashville whose EP debuted at #14 on the Billboard Top Country Album Charts; and popular Ventura-based country/rock cover band, Highway Starr.

There are two ways to experience the Boots & Brews Country Music Festival: VIP Boots & Brews Front Row Corral and Lounge Pass ($50.) includes: Access to the VIP Front Row Corral (closest to the Stage, standing room only, no chairs allowed); access to VIP Lounge with a view of the stage; one souvenir glass; one 12 ounce beer; access to Margarita and Beer Bar (additional drinks available for purchase). Must be 21 years of age or older to enter the VIP Front Row Lounge. General Admission tickets to Boots & Brews Country Music Festival are $25.  No food or beer is included with GA tickets. All ticket sales are final, no refunds. Beer and food will be available for purchase. Children ten and under are free (Sunday only).

In keeping with the yearly tradition, a portion of Friday’s proceeds benefit the Gen Giammanco Foundation, an organization that provides financial support to student-athletes to assist in their pursuit of both scholastic and athletic success in Ventura County. A portion of Saturday’s and Sunday’s proceeds benefit the Downtown Ventura Organization to foster a vibrant commercial and cultural district.

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Michael Ray, who recently had a Billboard #1 single, “Kiss You In The Morning,” Performs at the Boots & Brews Country Music Festival, Sunday, September 17.

Boots & Brews Country Music Festival features a stellar live music lineup: CMT Music Awards nominee, with a Top Ten single, Chris Lane; straight from his Today Show TV appearance, Russell Dickerson; hit-maker with two Number One songs on the Country Charts, Michael Ray; and Ventura’s own, immensely popular, Highway Starr.

Also that weekend: Food and Beer Pairing (Friday, September 15, 5:30pm-8:30pm) at Ventura City Hall, where five Brew-masters are paired up with Five Gourmet Local Chefs, competing for your palate and vote for “Best Food & Beer Pairing;” and Craft Beer Heaven (Saturday, September 16, 12:30pm-5:00pm), with beers on tap, gourmet food trucks and live music throughout the day. A chance to expand your mind and educate yourself on new and old styles of Craft Beer!





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About Joseph Timmons (9659 Articles)
I am the Father of 5 and a "Would Be Philosopher of Idiocy" - Author and Writer for several Blogs and Online Magazine. Review Journalist, Musician and Audio Buff. Follow Me and I'm Sure to Entertain.

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