Night in the Country Music Festival, set for July 21 – 23 at the Lyon County Fairgrounds in Yerington, Nev., is celebrating its 15th year with the largest lineup in its history, featuring some of the hottest country artists in the world including headliners Tyler Farr, Chase Rice and Kip Moore. Nevada’s longest-running country music festival has added Phil Vassar and Josh Abbott Band to the 2016 lineup.

Country music hit-maker Phil Vassar is a piano-pounding powerhouse on stage who brings with him more than 20-years of writing and recording experience. Vassar began his career as a songwriter, writing hit-singles for artist like Tim McGraw and Alan Jackson, before signing a contract as a recording artist in 1999. Vassar has produced more than 26 Top 40 hits as a singer and a songwriter, with ten singles reaching the number one spot.

Fans can see Vassar performing hits like "Carlene," "Just Another Day in Paradise," "Six-Pack Summer," "That's When I Love You" and many more when he opens for Tyler Farr and Chase Rice on the Main Stage at 6:15 p.m. on Friday, July 22.

Thanks to its inherently upbeat and singable material, Josh Abbott Band has become one ofthe leading acts in Texas music, winning four trophies in the inaugural Texas Regional Radio Awards and garnering national cred with three singles on the Billboard Hot CountrySongs chart and a Top 10 album with the 2012 release Small Town Family Dreams. The six-piece ensemble hit No. 12 with the 2014 EP Tuesday Night and has released its most ambitious project to date with the 2015 album Front Row Seat, a song cycle that follows a relationship from first meeting through its euphoric rise to a difficult breakup and contemplative aftermath.

Fans of Josh Abbott Band can catch performances of hits like “Oh, Tonight,” “Touch,” and “Hangin Around” when they headline the Full Moon Saloon stage on Thursday, July 21.

Night in the Country attracts thousands of visitors from more than 36 states across thecountry to northern Nevada and is gearing up to entertain more than 30,000 attendees atthe 2016 event.

Credentials and campsites are on sale now. Campsites are available starting at $125. Two day General Admission credentials can be purchased for $95. For fans looking to enjoy a unique experience, Night in the Country offers $125 Reserved seating, $170 Superfan, $400 VIP and $600 CLUB 149 credentials. Additional fees apply. For more information about Night in the Country and to purchase festival credentials and campsites, visit

Night in the Country 2016 Lineup:

Thursday, July 21, 2016
Full Moon Saloon Stage
8:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.                Chasin’ Crazy
9:45 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.              Blackjack Billy
11:15 p.m. – 12:30 a.m.            Josh Abbott Band
12:45 a.m. – 2:00 a.m.              Winner of the Battle for the Full Moon Saloon – To Be Announced

Friday, July 22, 2016
Main Stage
4:45 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.                Sara Haze
6:15 p.m. – 7:15 p.m.                Phil Vassar
7:45 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.                Tyler Farr
9:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.              Chase Rice

Full Moon Saloon Stage
11:00 p.m. – Midnight                Chasin’ Crazy
12:15 a.m. – 1:15 a.m.              To Be Announced
1:30 a.m. – 2:30 a.m.                To Be Announced

CLUB 149 Stage
7:15 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.                Sara Haze
9:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.                Sara Haze

Saturday, July 23, 2016
Main Stage
4:45 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.                Olivia Lane
6:15 p.m. – 7:15 p.m.                LoCash
7:45 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.                To Be Announced
9:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.              Kip Moore

Full Moon Saloon Stage
11:00 p.m. – Midnight                David Ray
12:15 a.m. – 1:15 a.m.              LoCash
1:30 a.m. – 2:30 a.m.                To Be Announced

CLUB 149 Stage
4:15 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.                David Ray
7:15 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.                Olivia Lane
9:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.                Olivia Lane

About Night in the Country Music Festival
Night in the country Music Festival, LLC is a non-profit organization in Yerington, Nevada. For 15 years Night in the Country has put on an annual music festival, as well as other local concerts, to raise funds for local and regional non-profit organizations such as the Boys & Girls Clubs of Mason Valley, as well as many others. Proceeds generated by Night in theCountry have enriched the lives of thousands of young people in the community. For more information about Night in the Country, visit

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