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Diamond Rio to headline Racks by the Tracks

staff report • Mar 28, 2013 at 11:42 AM

Country chart-toppers Diamond Rio will headline the entertainment lineup at this year’s Racks by the Tracks festival, to be held from noon to 11 p.m., May 18 at the Farmers Market in downtown Kingsport.

Also performing will be Webb Wilder, Mac Arnold & Plate Full O’ Blues, and Benny Wilson.

Other additions to the festival, now in its sixth year, include a 5K race presented by Dermatology Associates and We Run Events; a high gravity beer tasting; and several craft beers being featured for the first time at a local festival, including gluten-free beers and ciders. The event will also feature 30 barbecue competitors and 15 additional food vendors, and a free kid’s station.

Before May 1, concert tickets are $5, craft beer tasting tickets are $30 and high gravity beer tasting tickets are $40. After May 1, ticket prices increase by $5. Beer tasting tickets include admission to the concert, which starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are available at all area Food City locations and online at www.racksbythetracks.com.

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