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Inaugural Pendleton Whisky Music Fest to Feature Zac Brown Band

Country megastar group Zac Brown Band will headline the inaugural Pendleton Whisky Music Fest Saturday, July 16, at the Pendleton Round-Up Stadium.

In addition to the three-time Grammy award winning band, the Pendleton Whisky Music Fest will feature breakout country star Drake White, up-and-comer Jackson Michelson and DJ Sovern-T. Concert-goers can enjoy interactive games and activities for all ages, and a variety of food and beverage vendors inside the Round-Up Stadium.

"We're excited to partner with local organizations to debut a new event in the community," said Tia Bledsoe, senior brand manager, Hood River Distillers. "The rich western history of the venue, coupled with popular tracks from country music sensation Zac Brown Band, is the perfect kickoff for what is to become an annual festival."

According to Bill Levy, president of the Pendleton Round-Up Association, "Round-Up and Happy Canyon are thrilled to work with local visionaries Andy McAnally and Doug Corey to bring this new and exciting opportunity to the city. With an intimate venue and good entertainment, we know this will be an experience to remember for both our fans and the community."

Tickets go on sale April 22 at 10 a.m., with options for every budget, from exclusive VIP and party-pit to reserved grandstand seating. This music festival provides premium on-site and walking distance camping options and several hotels within minutes of the Pendleton Round-Up Stadium.

Pendleton Whisky Music Fest is made possible by presenting sponsor Legacy Dodge, along with Pendleton Whisky, the Pendleton Round-Up Association, Happy Canyon Company, the city of Pendleton, and local sponsors. For more information about the Pendleton Whisky Music Fest please visit

About Pendleton Whisky Pendleton Whisky is imported, bottled and marketed by Hood River Distillers of Hood River, Ore., and is available nationwide. The oak barrel-aged whisky uses glacier-fed spring water from Oregon's Mt. Hood and is known for its uncommonly smooth taste and rich, complex flavor. Pendleton Whisky is the official spirit of the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA), and the presenting sponsor of the All American ProRodeo Series, which includes 400-plus PRCA rodeos.


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