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Big & Rich play World's Greatest Country Music Festival

Friday, November 19, 2010 – Big & Rich seemingly may have gone their own ways, but they will be together at least for one show in 2011 - at the self-described The World's Greatest Country Music Festival, aka Craven Country Jamboree (July 14-17, 2011) in Craven, Saskatchewan, Canada.

Big & Rich will play on Saturday, July 16 in a show headlined by Sugarland.

Canadian singer Johnny Reid plays on Friday night. Opening for Reid on Friday night is the incomparable Ronnie Dunn of Brooks & Dunn fame. Doc Walker of Canada and Gretchen Wilson are also on that day's bill.

Also joining the lineup are Mel Tillis, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, and John Michael Montgomery and Neal McCoy.

Joining previously announced Sunday headliner Rascal Flatts is Darius Rucker.

No dates are listed on the Big & Rich web site.

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