The inaugural Davy Crockett Shootout is coming Friday and Saturday, October 15 and 16, to the Trinity County Sheriff's Posse Arena in Groveton.  So, what exactly is it?  By the name, some might think a marksmanship competition will be taking place.

Nope.

This is a huge music festival full of great acts Friday evening and throughout the day and night on Saturday.  Gates will open at 5 pm Friday.  Then, at 7, Ricky Camp will take the stage, followed by Jody Booth.

Then, get ready for hours and hours of great entertainment, games and food for the whole family on Saturday.  Gates will open around 11 am.  There will be food trucks and vendors.  Plus, come try your skills and enter the cornhole and/or washer tournament, starting at 2 pm and 3pm, respectively.  Custom belt buckles and a custom cornhole board are up for grabs.

Beginning at 12 noon on Saturday, acoustic shows will be taking the stage throughout the afternoon, including East Texas favorite and Groveton native Johnny Riley.  Then, beginning at 5:30 pm, several acts will begin performing including the Zak Webb Band, Colten Jesse, and Shea Abshier & The Nighthowlers.

Following those performances, the Davy Crockett Shootout welcomes their headliner at 9:20 pm - Kyle Park.  He's had seven #1 singles on the Texas Regional Radio Report and eleven singles on the Texas Music Chart’s Top 10. His limited edition 'Fall EP' (now part of the “Make or Break Me full-length album) peaked at No. 1 on the Billboard Heatseekers South Central list. Kyle’s reaped consistent national press coverage from CMT, TCN (The Country Network), Taste of Country, Country Weekly, All Music, Guitar World and more. He was direct support for numerous notable and legendary artists including George Strait, Clint Black, Mark Chestnut, Gary Allan and more.

Tickets for the Davy Crockett Shootout are available at Outhouse Tickets.  Concessions will be available.  Coolers will not be allowed.

Organizers of the music festival hope to use funds from the event to build up the facilities at the Trinity County Sheriff's Posse Arena. The arena is located at the 'Y' in Groveton at the intersection of Highway 94 and Highway 287.

 

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