The city of Maryville has announced the artist lineup for its 2012 Foothills Fall Festival, with headliners including Train, Darius Rucker, Gary Allan and Thompson Square.
Gary Allan will kick off the weekend-long festival on Friday, Oct. 12. The country singer recently released his eighth album, "Get Off the Pain."
On Saturday, Oct. 13, Train will perform along with openers Lauren Alaina and Bridgette Tatum. Train's hits include "Meet Virginia," "Hey, Soul Sister" and "Calling All Angels," among others. Alaina was first runner-up on the 10th season last year.
The festival will wrap on Sunday, Oct. 14 with Darius Rucker, Thompson Square, Brad Blackwell and The Farm. Rucker, former lead singer of the band Hootie and the Blowfish, has found mainstream country success in recent years.
Husband-and-wife duo recently snagged the Best Duo Video of the Year award at the 2012 CMT Awards for their song "I Got You." Blackwell is an up-and-coming singer-songwriter hailing from East Tennessee.
Three-day festival passes are currently available and cost $50 per person until Aug. 20, when they will be available at $60 per person.
For more info on the festival or tickets, visit www.foothillsfallfestival.com.
© 2012, Knoxville News Sentinel Co.
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