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Old Dominion, Sawyer Brown to Headline Downtown Hoedown 2016

October 14, 2016

We’re pleased to announce Old Dominion and Sawyer Brown will headline the 30th Annual Downtown Hoedown, the official kick-off to Wrangler National Finals Rodeo week in Las Vegas.

The free event happens Nov. 30, 2016 and features top country talent beginning at 4:30 p.m. and ending with headliner performances from Sawyer Brown at 8:40 p.m. on the 1st Street Stage (near Binion’s) and Old Dominion at 9:50 p.m. on the 3rd Street Stage (between The D and Four Queens).

Oh, there will be boots scooted.

Oh, there will be boots scooted.

Downtown Hoedown is the official kick-off event to the Wrangler NFR and the start of 12 Days of Country at Fremont Street Experience, featuring free nightly performances from country artists to coincide with Wrangler NFR week, Nov. 30 to Dec.11, 2016.

30th Annual Downtown Hoedown Schedule:

Jackson Michelson on Main Street Stage
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

High Valley on 1st Street Stage
5:40 p.m. – 6:25 p.m.

Aaron Watson on 3rd Street Stage
6:35 p.m. – 7:20 p.m.

Craig Campbell on Main Street Stage
7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Sawyer Brown on 1st Street Stage
8:40 p.m. – 9:40 p.m.

Old Dominion on 3rd Street Stage
9:50 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.

Old Dominion

Not your average country band, Old Dominion has emerged as one of the hottest breaking bands in country music, fusing clever lyrics and an infectious sound.

Old Dominion is the nickname for the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Old Dominion is the nickname for the Commonwealth of Virginia.

The band’s first full-length album was Meat and Candy, and their hits include “Break Up With Him,” RIAA-certified gold “Snapback” and “Song For Another Time,” currently on the charts. Old Dominion spent their summer on Kenny Chesney’s Spread The Love Tour and will headline their Meat and Candy Fall Tour, beginning Sept. 22, 2016.

The group consists of lead singer Matthew Ramsey, lead guitarist Brad Tursi, multi-instrumentalist Trevor Rosen, bassist Geoff Sprung and drummer Whit Sellers.

Sawyer Brown

Sawyer Brown has spent the last three decades creating more than 50 chart singles, including country hits like “Some Girls Do,” “Step That Step,” “Thank God For You” and their most recent single, “We Got the Night.”

Having been described as “the Rolling Stones of country music,” Sawyer Brown delivers a unique brand of high-energy entertainment, and the band remains a perennial favorite at fairs, festivals, theaters and casinos.

Sawyer Brown's name was inspired by a Nashville street near where the band practiced.

Sawyer Brown’s name was inspired by a Nashville street near where the band practiced.

The band has amassed 23 albums, CMA, ACM and CMT awards, as well as more than 4,500 live performances.

Downtown Hoedown 2016

See Old Dominion and Sawyer Brown the 30th Annual Downtown Hoedown, free of charge, right here at Fremont Street Experience in downtown Las Vegas.

Parking is available at the Fremont Street Experience parking garage located on 4th Street, just north of Carson Avenue.

4 Responses

  1. Kenny Bowland says:

    Look into getting turnpike troubadours! Awesome band.
    You won’t be disappointed! Thanks

  2. Mike Jackson says:

    Is the lineup above only for Nov. 30? Is there a performer list for the remaining nights if it’s not the same?

    • sroeben says:

      Yep, that was the main event for NFR, but you can check all the individual nightly entertainment in our calendar of events.

  3. Robin Watkins says:

    Hi,

    I had my picture taken with Old Dominion on 11/30/2016 and was asked to call the Fremont Experience telephone number press 2 for Special Events leave my email address and I would receive email to retrieve the picture. I have done so but haven’t receive a response back as of yet. Could you help me with this?

    Thank you, Robin

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