Enterprise, Alabama will host the first annual BamaJam Music & Arts Festival scheduled to take place, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, June 5 - 7, 2008 at Boy Scout Road and Highway #167. An all-encompassing community and creative arts experience, the 2-day/3-night extravaganza will cater to music enthusiasts with a taste
for something different. Presenting 30 award winning acts from Country, Classic Rock, Alternative and Bluegrass, BamaJam will sprawl across 450 acres of breathtaking, rolling countryside transforming a field of green into a community entertainment and recreation center dedicated to offer the festivalgoer an experience of a lifetime.
Country Music Hall of Famer and Alabama native son, Randy Owen, is the fitting opening to BamaJam as this former member of the super group, Alabama, kicks off the festival on Thursday night, June 5, 2008 with Little Big Town and Darryl Worley .
"This will be my first time performing in Enterprise," said Owen. "I am really excited and honored to be kicking off BamaJam and I hope this festival will bring a lot of positive feelings and energy to a community that has been through so much."
ZZ-Top will strut their stuff onFriday, June 6. The Rock and Roll Hall of Famers are scheduled to appear on the main stage.
IThe Rowdy Frynds Tour (one of the most successful tours in 2007) returns in 2008 to BamaJam! Hank Williams, Jr. and Lynyrd Skynyrd will perform on Saturday, June 7, 2008.
Two-time Grammy nominee and platinum recording artist Miranda Lambert
will add some fuel to the fire at BamaJam.
Throughout the weekend, BamaJammers can enjoy performances from a number
of Bluegrass and Alternative acts including 12-time Grammy winner, Ricky Skaggs, Bluegrass great, Del McCoury, the legendary Ralph Stanley and Dan Tyminski. Nanci Griffith, the Grammy award winning international Americana and Folk artist, will be a very special highlight of the event--appearing on the Americana Stage Friday evening.
More acts and special surprises are being added daily.