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SPONSOR: 103.1 THE WOLF

We’re love having 103.1 The Wolf as a sponsor at this year’s exciting Ocoee Founders’ Day Festival! This country music radio station is definitely getting us in the mood for this country musical festival. 103.1 The Wolf is Orlando’s number one choice for Country Hits and Throwbacks! Did you know the this country station originally…

2017 ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: CHRIS JANSON

Country superstar and songwriter, Chris Janson, was born to entertain crowds. He moved to Nashville straight out of high school. He got his big break in 2012, when he wrote Tim McGraw’s hit song “Truck Yeah”. He wrote over 25 additional hit songs recorded by a long list of country stars and co-wrote with Duff…

SPONSOR: OCOEE COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY

We’re so proud to have the Ocoee Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) as one of our amazing sponsors at this year’s Ocoee Founders’ Day Festival! The Ocoee CRA is a unique district, an initiative started on April 18, 2006 by the City Commission to help with the revitalization along the State Road 50 corridor and other…

2017 ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: TONY JACKSON

Tony Jackson is definitely a welcoming breath of fresh air to the country music scene. In his new single “Nashville Cats”, Jackson is joined by none other than Country Music Hall of Famer, Vince Gill, and the man who wrote and sang the original song as the lead singer of The Lovin’ Spoonful, John Sebastian.…

2017 ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: COLT FORD

Beloved by his fans, Colt Ford quickly became a household name in the world of country music. His unique mix between country and rap – and the way he naturally combines the two – reflects Ford’s own life, having grown up listening to country music alongside R&B and hip-hop. Even the start of Ford’s career…

Sponsor: City Center West Orange

If you live in the Ocoee, Florida area, chances are that you’ve heard about the exciting City Center West Orange development that’s currently under way. This fantastic initiative is based on a “new urbanism” planning concept which highlights a downtown-style environment designed to better the quality of life for all residents. This concept includes a…

Artist Spotlight: Jon Pardi

This All-American Country artist is rocking stages across the U.S., and you can find him here next, performing at the 22nd Annual Ocoee Founders’ Day Festival! Jon Pardi is a Capital Records Artist who is known for his high-energy approach to the country scene. The California native is a singer-songwriter who has toured with fellow…

Artist Spotlight: Gary Allan

  Gary Allan has been on the country music scene for nearly two decades, with a career many dream of. After turning down his first record label signing to finish his education, Allen managed to impress the country music industry again when he later signed with Decca Records. His 1996 debut album, “Used Heart For…

Artist Spotlight: Brothers Osborne

  Brothers Osborne is a country music duo out of Nashville, Tennessee. John and TJ Osborne, brothers born in Deale, Maryland, started their musical career playing with a local cover band. In the mid-2000s, the brothers moved to the Music City to further their career, eventually signing with record label EMI Nashville. In 2013, the…

Artist Spotlight: 38 Special

38 Special is one of the few southern rock bands that has managed to keep fans singing along for more than four decades later. The band formed in 1974 by a group of neighborhood friends in Jacksonville, Florida, and since then, they have sold more than 20 million records worldwide. The group is comprised of…

Sponsors

City Center West Orange Bud Light Community Redevelopment Agency Shuffield and Lowman VMG Construction Inc. SanPik Superior Roadway Services Bright Future Electric Oelrich Construction CPH Newman Crane Inc American Traffic Solutions Inc. miJax companies Development Crowne Consulting Group DH Horton Glenn Joiner & Son, Inc. BrightView Landscaping Clermont Roofing, Inc. S&ME

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