Superfest weekend sees 75,000 country music fans in Capital City
POSTED: Monday, May 28, 2012 - 11:30am
UPDATED: Tuesday, May 21, 2013 - 5:15pm
BATON ROUGE, LA — Approximately 75,000 Festival-goers from across the country—and from as far away as Canada, Mexico, France, and Norway—trekked to Louisiana State University’s famed football venue, the legendary Tiger Stadium, to be part of the third annual Bayou Country Superfest.
Starring Carrie Underwood, Rascal Flatts, Keith Urban, Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley, Eric Church, Sara Evans, Little Big Town, Jerrod Niemann, and Joe Nichols, Bayou Country Superfest included additional performances by local and regional artists at the Festival’s free Fan Fest, as well as a sprawling Tailgate Party outside Tiger Stadium that had the energy and excitement of college football Saturdays.
Quint Davis, producer/director of Bayou Country Superfest said, “The success of the third annual BayouCountry Superfest is a real testament to the Festival’s growing reputation as a special weekend of music, fun, and Southern hospitality. Many tens of thousands of fans have now experienced this Festival and now that it delivers the highest level of live entertainment they can find anywhere in the world. Bayou Country Superfest is a festival with a very bright future.”
Sponsors of the 2012 Bayou Country Superfest included: The State of Louisiana Department of Culture, Recreation & Tourism; the Baton Rouge Area Convention & Visitors Bureau; Bud Light, the official beer sponsor of Bayou Country Superfest; L’Auberge Casino; and the Louisiana Lottery.
BayouCountrySuperfest.com, the Festival’s official website, will offer details about the 2013 event as they become available. Bayou Country Superfest, produced by Festival Productions BCM, LLC, a subsidiary of Festival Productions, Inc.-New Orleans, is a co-production with AEG Live and is produced in association with The Messina Group.