Goldenvoice (creators of Coachella and Stagecoach), Red Frog Events, and Dover Motorsports are teaming to launch a new country music festival this summer in Dover, Delaware. The Big Barrel Country Music Festival will take place June 26-28, 2015 at The Woodlands of Dover International Speedway and feature headliners Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert and Carrie Underwood. There are more than 40 artists on the line up.
Chicago-based Red Frog Events and Dover Motorsports also work together on the Firefly Music Festival, held on the same property. 2015 Firefly will be the weekend prior to Big Barrel. Greg Bostrom is Director of Firefly and Big Barrel. Dover Motorsports, a leading promoter of NASCAR events, owns and operates Dover International Speedway and Nashville Superspeedway.
The Big Barrel festival and campgrounds will include a large dance hall, BBQ area, saloon and marketplace.
Passes for Big Barrel will go on sale today at noon EST through BigBarrelFestival.com. Three-day general admission passes are $99. Camping options are available.