Top Country Artists You Need To See At Trackside This Year June 12, 2018 FESTIVALS, LIFESTYLE, LISTS BY: BEN PAPAGEORGE Trackside Music Festival is a two day country music showcase that boasts a lineup of artists ranging from big name superstars to homegrown local talent. Taking place this Canada Day long-weekend (June 30th & July 1st), some of country music’s biggest stars will meet in London, Ontario for this two day festival experience. Contest to win 2 tickets has closed. Headlined by Dierks Bentley and Dustin Lynch, we all know that you and your friends won’t be missing these two stars light up the main stage but two days brings a lot of music so there are many other artists playing at Trackside that you’ll need to see this year! Tim Hicks Fresh off of announcing his upcoming album “New Tattoo”, Tim Hicks will be performing on the second day of Trackside. As always, you can expect an electric set from the Ontario native. Make sure you and your crew go throw down with Tim Hicks! Get pumped with his new video for “LOUD”. It’s pre-order day! Pre-order my new album #NEWTATTOO on @itunes and you’ll get a new song called “What A Song Should Do” to check out! Dying for you guys to hear this song! [link in bio] A post shared by Tim Hicks (@timhicksmusic) on Jun 1, 2018 at 5:26am PDT LANCO Country music’s hottest new group will be performing on the first day of Trackside. They’re certainly an act you won’t want to miss. LANCO’s “Greatest Love Story” reached number one on Billboard’s Country Airplay chart and went platinum before they even released an album – a first for any country band in history. JoJo Mason If you’ve ever been to a JoJo Mason show, you know it’s always a blast and his performance at Trackside will be no different. Make sure you check out the Canadian singer on the first day of the festival and kick off the weekend right! Summer shaped up real nice! Who’s coming to hang with ya man?!?! #HurryUp #SummerTime #ShowTime #Canadian #CountryMusic A post shared by JoJo Mason (@jojomasonmusic) on May 15, 2018 at 7:46am PDT Dean Brody Dean Brody has a busy summer ahead with performances slated at Country Thunder, the Havelock Jamboree, the Budweiser Stage, and of course at Trackside! If you’re going to Trackside, make sure you see Dean perform his classics along with his two new songs, “Good Goodbye” and “Dose Of Country”. Summer’s comin!!!! Can’t wait to play the new tunes everyone 🤘🕺🏻. Photo: @dusty_organ Thanks to @deanbrodylive A post shared by Dean Brody (@deanbrody) on May 31, 2018 at 12:54pm PDT Chase Rice The “Ready Set Roll” singer is bringing his party anthems to Trackside for his performance on the second day. Make sure you celebrate Canada Day in style and go party with Chase Rice! Eric Ethridge Eric Ethridge has shared the stage with many major acts such as Jess Moskaluke, Thomas Rhett, Eric Church, and Florida Georgia Line just to name a few. His debut single, “Liquor Callin’ The Shots” peaked at #30 on the Canadian Country Charts, a rare achievement for an independent act. Go party with Eric on July 1st to enjoy Canada Day with some Canadian talent. Check this out!! #ff to last weekend at our first headlining show of the summer, in Woodstock, ON! #countrymusic #singer #livemusic #festivalseason A post shared by Eric Ethridge (@ericethridgemusic) on Jun 1, 2018 at 8:51am PDT Discover: Five Oceans Hailing from London, Ontario, Five Oceans are a a fiery combination of vintage appeal and modern style. The soulful vocals of lead singer Warren Hargraves are backed by a dynamic band who’s sound draws influence from the likes of the Allman Brothers and Anderson East. Celebrating homegrown talent is something we should all do at Trackside, and seeing Five Oceans in their hometown is the perfect way to do that. Take a listen to their song “I’m Gone” to get a taste for the band. Check out that saxophone! To see the full lineup and purchase tickets, head over to Trackside Music Festival’s website.