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Zac Brown Band, Marty Stuart, Travis Tritt added to BamaJam

Thursday, February 25, 2010 – Zac Brown Band, Marty Stuart and Travis Tritt were among the acts added today to the 3rd Annual Verizon Wireless BamaJam Music & Arts Festival in June.

Chris Young, Marty Stuart & his fabulous Superlatives, Rodney Atkins, Danny Gokey and Train also were added.

The country, rock, bluegrass and alternative music will be held June 3-5 in Enterprise, Ala. with Kenny Chesney headlining and Hank Williams Jr. appearing.

More than 40 entertainers are set to appear on Verizon BamaJam's four stages during the 3-day extravaganza. Jake Owen, Miranda Lambert, Dierks Bentley, Randy Houser, Jamey Johnson, Colt Ford, LoCash Cowboys and Blackberry Smoke along with country newcomers Matt Kennon and Houston County previously were announced

Three-day tickets are $99 until March 13. One day flex tickets are available until March 13 for $49. From March 13 - May 1, 3-day tickets are $130 general admission. From May 1 - June 2, 3-day tickets are $160 general admission. Tickets are $179 from June 3-5 at the gate. Youth (ages 7-15) 3-day tickets are $99 general admission. Children six and under are free.

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