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Shelton, Lambert to headline 2017 Bayou Country Superfest

NEW ORLEANS — Some of the biggest names in country music will headline the 2017 Bayou Country Superfest, which moves from Louisiana's capital to the Superdome in New Orleans for its eighth year.

Organizers on Thursday unveiled the lineup, which features Miranda Lambert, Brooks & Dunn, Rascal Flatts and Brett Eldredge on Saturday, May 27, and Blake Shelton, Thomas Rhett, Hank Williams Jr. and Old Dominion on Sunday, May 28.

The three-day festival, held over the Memorial Day holiday, includes a free, kick-off celebration on Friday, May 26 to be held at Champions Square, outside the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. It features Easton Corbin, Eric Paslay and Dylan Scott.

Tickets and VIP Packages go on sale Thursday, Dec. 8 via BayouCountrySuperfest.com, Ticketmaster.com, all Ticketmaster outlets, the Smoothie King Center Box Office or by calling 800-745-3000.