LakeFest is the kick-off for the annual Amelia Earhart Festival in Atchison. The festival celebrates the life and spirit of the famous aviatrix, who grew up in Atchison before embarking on the flying career that carried her to worldwide fame. The festival includes a downtown fair, education and research events, children’s events, the Pioneering Achievement Award presentation and much more, including a fireworks show on the banks of the Missouri River considered to be the best in the Midwest. The event draws tens of thousands of visitors each July.
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Kip Moore’s current Top 20 single “Last Shot” is the second taken from his revered third studio album SLOWHEART and follows his fourth No. One hit “More Girls Like You.” “SLOWHEART,” garnered instant praise from critics as Moore’s “most complete, cohesive declaration of his artistic sensibilities yet” (NPR,) as well landing on multiple “Best Of” lists including Entertainment Weekly, Rolling Stone, UpRoxx, Bobby Bones Show, Taste Of Country, Sounds Like Nashville, The Boot, PopMatters and Whiskey Riff.
SLOWHEART follows the acclaim that surrounded Moore’s sophomore album WILD ONES heralded as “an impressively singular release from Music Row” by The Guardian and his PLATINUM debut album UP ALL NIGHT that spawned three No. One hit singles, including GOLD certified “Beer Money,” PLATINUM certified “Hey Pretty Girl,” and the DOUBLE PLATINUM breakout hit “Somethin’ ‘Bout A Truck. For more information, visit kipmoore.net.
Nashville based singer/songwriter Kylie Morgan will open the annual summer concert on July 19, 2019. At age 16, Morgan landed a spot on E! Television reality show “Opening Act” and was named “Who New To Watch” by the Country Music Association. She is currently working on her first release due this year.
Breakout artist Devin Dawson will fill the middle spot on this year’s program. His outstanding debut album Dark Horse exploded out of the gate this year arriving Top 3 and Top 5 on Billboard’s Country Music Charts. Dawson was recently presented with Music Row’s “Breakthrough Artist-Writer” award having already been honored with multiple nominations this year including ACM’s “New Male Artist” award, CMT Music’s “Breakthrough Video of the Year” Award and Radio Disney Music’s “Best New Country Artist” among others.
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2016 LakeFest Performer
2016 LakeFest Performer