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Voices of America Country Music Fest
Grab a cowboy hat and a pair of boots as country music meets history at the inaugural Voices of America Country Music Fest in West Chester, Ohio Thursday, August 10–Sunday, August 13, 2023. Ahead of tomorrow’s highly-anticipated CMA Awards, Further Concepts, one of Cincinnati’s premier entertainment and production companies, in conjunction with Further Festivals announced today the festival site and headlining artists scheduled to perform. Set to take place at the historical Voices of America MetroPark in West Chester, the four-day event will host more than 30 of country music’s biggest stars, including nationally-recognized artists Dan + Shay, Old Dominion, Chris Young and Alabama as the festival’s headliners. Also joining the lineup are Riley Green, Jake Owen, Gabby Barrett, Jo Dee Messina, Frank Ray, Matt Stell, Tyler Booth, Ashland Craft and Shelby Darrall, with more artist announcements to come.
Debuting during West Chester’s bicentennial year, the festival is bringing together some of country music’s biggest artists and diehard country music fans for four days of live performances, great foods and a lot of fun. In honor of the historical importance of the MetroPark, festival passes go on sale on Remembrance Day, this Friday, November 11, at 10 am, and a portion of festival proceeds will benefit the Voice of America Museum. Visit voacountrymusicfest.com for festival passes and additional details.
The Voice of America MetroPark is 435 acres — including a 35-acre stocked lake, nine miles of paved and natural trails, a large natural meadow area, and more — located in the heart of West Chester Township. As the festival’s top priority, fans can anticipate experiencing and celebrating everything Southwest Ohio has to offer, with multiple area food vendors and several unique onsite
activations including an appearance from the Cincinnati Reds.
“West Chester is the perfect fit for the Voices of America Country Music Fest; the township and Travel Butler County helped create the perfect combination for the longevity and success of this new event,” said Tyler Wogenstahl, president of Further Concepts and Investors. “With a unique balance of headliners and up-and-coming country artists, this will be Southwest Ohio’s largest country music festival. We are beyond excited to bring the Voices of America Country Music Fest to the region.”
“West Chester is thrilled to host the Voices of America Country Music Festival in 2023 bringing thousands of people to our hometown as we celebrate our bicentennial year,” said West Chester Township Administrator Larry D. Burks. “Great events and collaborations make West Chester an amazing place to live and the stars will truly shine in August 2023 when our amazing partners with the Voice of America Museum, MetroParks of Butler County and Further Festivals bring this incredible event weekend to our community.”
“Butler County is excited to welcome visitors from around the country to sing, dance and have a great time at the Voice of America Country Music Fest,” said Mark Hecquet, president and CEO of Travel Butler County. “With an unbelievable lineup of performers, great on-site experience, and many things to see, do and explore during their stay in West Chester, we’re excited to
welcome everyone for an amazing time next August.”
WUBE Program Director Grover Collins says, “All of us at B-105 are so excited to be a part of the VOA Festival next year! It’s just what the city needs and will undoubtedly be a weekend none of us will forget!”
Meet Us At The Fest
Voice of America MetroPark
7850 VOA Park Dr, West Chester Township, OH 45069
Thursday, August 10
Friday, August 11
Saturday, August 12
Sunday, August 13
(Gates open at 12 p.m., music starts at 1 p.m., and music ends at 11 p.m. each day of the festival)
Festival Pass & Parking Pricing*
- 4-day GA Festival Pass: $189
- 4-day VIP Festival Pass: $499
- 4-day Super VIP Festival Pass: $1,499
- 4-day GA Parking: $90
- 4-day VIP parking: $180
*Payment plan available at checkout — 20% due upon purchase with 4 remaining payments at 20% each. Festival pass wristband to be sent upon completion of final payment.
How to Follow
The inaugural Voices of America Country Music Fest launches in August 2023. The multi-day event takes place in the heart of West Chester, Ohio at the Voice of America MetroPark and is a celebration of the region’s rich history: Not only will West Chester celebrate its 200th birthday in 2023, but MetroPark formerly operated as the Voice of America Bethany Relay Station where it transmitted American radio programs abroad from 1944 through 1994. The festival is proud to be a part of this major milestone and historically significant location. Bringing together some of country music’s greatest artists and biggest fans for four days of live performances, the Voices of America Country Music Fest is a celebration of true American legacy for years to come.
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