Big Spring Jam XVII Announces Schedule of Events 9/25-27

As the summer winds down, Huntsville will be winding up with a slew of great acts. For the 17th year the Big Spring Jam will be providing unparalleled entertainment September 25th - 27th at Big Spring International Park in downtown Huntsville.

The most recent addition to the Big Spring Jam list of acts is Fort Payne native and the lead singer from Alabama Randy Owen, who will be the main act on the WDRM stage on Friday, Sept. 25th. Other performers on the WDRM stage Friday beginning at 6:00 p.m. include Nash Street, Brady Seals, The Kentucky Headhunters and John Anderson. WDRM's lineup on Saturday beginning at 4:30 p.m. consists of Tyler Dean, Carter Twins, Her & Kings County, Jonathan Singleton & the Grove, David Nail, Darryl Worley and Trace Adkins. Sunday starting at 4:30 p.m. WDRM will have Bradley Walker, LoCash Cowboys, The Lost Trailers. Heidi Newfield and Sara Evans.

On Friday night beginning at 6:00 the Coca-Cola stage will host Dwayne Dopsie & The Zydeco Hellraisers, Here Come the Mummies, WAR and the Village People. Saturday night starting at 4:30 the performers include Cage the Elephant, Manchester Orchestra, Silversun Pickups, Pop Evil, Red Jumpsuit Apparatus and Collective Soul. Sunday night's program will begin at 4:30 and will include Nathan & The Zydeco Cha-Chas, Jason D. Williams, Paul Thorn Band and Huey Lewis & The News.

WZYP has an array of performers beginning Friday night at 6:00 with Moon Taxi, Truth & Salvage Co., Tonic and The Black Crowes. Saturday night will go off with a bang at 4:30 with Nathan Rateliff & The Wheel, Teen Getaway, Hot Chelle Rae, Matthew Mayfield, Jesse James, Honor Society and The Fray. WZYP will wind down the weekend starting at 4:30 p.m. on Sunday with Within Reason, Framing Hanley, Saving Abel and Akon.

Gates will open Friday at 5:00 p.m. for Jam Fans and 5:30 p.m. for general admission. Saturday the gates will open at 3:30 p.m. for Jam Fans and 4:00 p.m. for general admission. The gates will open Sunday at 3:30 p.m. for Jam Fans and 4:00 p.m. for general admission.


Tickets for the valley's premiere music festival are on sale now via Three-Day Passes are $45. Individual Day Passes can also be purchased in advance for $25 online at and at the gate for $30. There are numerous corporate ticket outlets to be announced and the Jam encourages other companies throughout North Alabama and Southern Tennessee to support the event by becoming a ticket outlet. Interested companies should contact the Big Spring Jam Ticket Office at (256) 551-2209.

To stay up to date with the latest Big Spring Jam artist updates, additions and news, fans should visit the festival's web site The website allows fans to register to receive instant news blasts via e-mail as well as qualify to win free Jam tickets. Fans can also register for "meet and greet" opportunities with several Jam artists.

Huntsville, Alabama's Big Spring Jam is one of the largest music festivals in the Southeastern United States.  Since its debut in 1993, Big Spring Jam has donated almost half a million dollars to area charities, health and human services agencies and arts and entertainment organizations and will continue that tradition this year.  For more information, contact the Jam office at 256-533-1953 or visit the web site at

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