As tipped here  earlier this month, Tim McGraw will headline the bill for the first Big State Festival, to be held Oct. 13-14 at the Texas World Speedway in Bryan-College Station. Also confirmed to appear are Lynyrd Skynyrd, Lyle Lovett and his Large Band, Trace Adkins, Dierks Bentley, Gary Allan, the Wreckers, Los Lonely Boys, Jack Ingram and Miranda Lambert.
The lineup is rounded out by the Flatlanders, Billy Currington, Craig Morgan, Heartland, Eric Church, Leon Russell, Charlie Louvin, Kelly Willis and the Wrights, among many others. Additional acts will be added.
Tickets go on sale June 5 via the event's Web site . A limited amount of two-day passes will be sold for $75, after which the price will increase.
Among the non-musical attractions planned are stock car racing, a high-stakes barbecue competition and a dedicated children's area. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation.