Shelton, Paisley, Bentley top Shaky Boots fest line-up
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Shelton, Paisley, Bentley top Shaky Boots fest line-up

Thursday, January 8, 2015 – Blake Shelton, Brad Paisley, Dierks Bentley and Rascal Flatts will lead the line-up at the first Shaky Boots Music Festival coming to the Atlanta area in mid-May.

The eclectic line-up features more modern acts along with edgier groups such as Jason Isbell, Old Crow Medicine Show and The Devil Makes Three.

The festival will be held in Kennesaw on May 16-17. The location is 18 miles north of downtown Atlanta.

Other acts on the bill are The Band Berry, Dwight Yoakam, Sara Evans, Justin Moore, Joe Nichols, Eli Young Band, Kip Moore, Jana Kramer, Josh Thompson, Kristian Bush, who is one-half of Sugarland, Cracker, The Cadillac Three, The Whiskey Gentry, Drake White and the Big Fire, Amanda Shires, Clare Dunn, The Railers, Brooke Eden and Jim White Vs the Packway Handle Band.

Two-day advance tickets go on sale today at 10 a.m. eastern for $169 plus Ticketmaster fees. VP tickets are $499 plus fees. The VIP tickets include special viewing areas to all stages.

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