John Conlee, Madd Hoss Concerts to perform at Pittsfield Country Fest on Sept. 22-23

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John Conlee will perform Sept. 23 at Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park in Pittsfield. Conlee was inducted into the Grand Ole Opry in 1981 and has had 32 singles on Billboard's Hot Country Song charts and seven number one hits. | Photo courtesy of Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park

PITTSFIELD, Ill. — The first Pittsfield Country Fest will debut in a big way the weekend of Sept. 22-23 when legendary John Conlee comes to Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park at Pine Lakes.

The two-day event will feature Madd Hoss Jackson on Friday night, with Conlee performing Saturday night. Additional performers are to be announced.

Festival tickets include access to the resorts’ two new water slides and splash pad, as well as the lake with its inflatable obstacle course. Festival goers will feast on authentic Cajun food from Louisiana’s Da Smokin’ Cajun and Mr. Nick’s Cajun Cooking.

Guests who book cabins, including one of the park’s new luxury cabins, glamping tents, vacation homes or RV sites, will receive complimentary festival tickets.

Click here to make a lodging or site reservation:

Inducted into the Grand Ole Opry in 1981, Conlee’s discography includes 32 singles on Billboard’s Hot Country Songs charts and seven number one hits. “Rose-Colored Glasses,” “Busted” and “Nothing Behind You, Nothing in Sight” are among his best-known records. His Opry bio notes that his emphasis has been on songs about the lives of everyday, hardworking middle class people.

Madd Hoss Jackson describes itself as “four hard-working, hard-playing guys who pride themselves on being family oriented first and foremost.” Musicians are Matt Bullard on guitars and vocals, Andy Ham on guitars, fiddle, bass and vocals, Mark Behymer on bass, keyboards and vocals, and Jim Jennings on drums and vocals.

Tickets, which include access to Jellystone Park, begin at $10. Click here for more information and to buy tickets:

The Pittsfield Country Fest is being promoted by Four Points RV Resorts, based in Lake Charles, La.

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