Exclusive: Sam Hunt to Headline First Country Night Lights Festival in Athens, Ohio

Sam Hunt
Chase Lauer

Sam Hunt

Sam Hunt will headline the first Country Night Lights festival on Sept. 26 in Athens, Ohio. 

The one-day event is promoted by Prime Social Group -- which is also responsible for Breakaway Music Festival, Number Fest and Haunted Fest, among others -- marking its first country college music festival. It will be held at the The Venue, the same site as the college-music Number Fest, which kicks off Saturday.

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The lineup will include more than six acts aside from Hunt, but no other names have been announced yet.

"We're thrilled to host a Country Music Festival at a venue we know very well," PSG co-founder Adam Lynn said in a statement. "We are going to use the same site we produce #FEST on every year so we know this site better than anybody. This is also a special opportunity for us to bring an annual event in the fall to the great city of Athens. Locking in Sam Hunt to headline the first annual Country Night Lights is really exciting for us."

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Tickets start at $25 and go on sale April 24.


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