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Eric Church Announced as First WE Fest 2016 Headliner!

It's true! Eric Church will headline one of three nights at WE Fest 2016. The "Springsteen" singer is one of the most-coveted festival acts of the summer, and he's bringing his full show to Detroit Lakes, Minn., next August.

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WE Fest Keeps Minnesota State Patrol Busy

Several underage adults with cases of beer on their laps and at their feet were among the hundreds of motorists stopped by troopers over the weekend near WE Fest in Detroit Lakes.

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Jake Owen
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Jake Owen Turns ‘Real Life’ Problems Into Magic at WE Fest 2015

Jake Owen exploded onto the WE Fest 2015 stage on Saturday night (Aug. 8) and was all smiles during the first half of his show. Technical problems and a heavy heart threatened the set, but the stage veteran ended up creating a moment the thousands watching will remember for a lifetime.

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Eli Young Band
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Eli Young Band Get Crowd Hyped With Covers, ‘Crazy Girl’ at WE Fest 2015

It couldn't have been any more beautiful outside as Eli Young Band took the stage for their set at WE Fest 2015. The sun was starting to set, and the Saturday night (Aug. 8) fans were certainly feeling good.

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Country Thunder In Twin Lakes, Wisconsin - Day 3
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Swon Brothers Are All About the Ladies at WE Fest 2015 (and New Music, Too)

The Swon Brothers' set at 2015 WE Fest was all about the ladies, so it's fitting that the new song they revealed was about a girl, too.

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Blake Shelton
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Blake Shelton’s Last Show of the Year Ends WE Fest 2015 on a High Note

The final set on the final day of WE Fest 2015 also happened to be the final scheduled show on Blake Shelton's concert calendar this year. The singer promised a memorable one from the get-go, and he delivered.

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Chris Skiles for Taste of Country
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Miranda Lambert’s Emotional Return to the Stage Comes at WE Fest 2015

Sadness, anger, joy, gratitude ... fans could see and hear all of these emotions during Miranda Lambert's set at WE Fest 2015 on Friday night (Aug. 7). The recently-divorced country superstar alluded to her split in direct and indirect ways, but that drama quickly took a backseat to what was going on between the amps.

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Tyler Farr Looks for the Best Camping Cribs at WE Fest 2015

Tyler Farr has been driving the same truck since he signed a publishing contract, and he's much more comfortable in T-shirts than tuxedos. But the "A Guy Walks Into a Bar" singer couldn't help but admire some of the finer campsites at WE Fest 2015. During a tour of WE Fest's VIP campground, he saw things he'd never seen before, but don't worry — most setups were plenty country.

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Dierks Bentley
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Dierks Bentley Literally Comes a Little Closer to Fans at WE Fest 2015

The evening crowd certainly got close to Dierks Bentley on Day 2 at WE Fest 2015. One lucky fan danced with the "Riser" singer, while another enjoyed shotgunning a beer onstage with the star. Others got high fives or even had the chance to touch his arm when Bentley ran out into the audience during "Come a Little Closer."

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Country Thunder In Twin Lakes, Wisconsin - Day 3
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Tyler Farr Invites Fans Onstage During 2015 WE Fest

From the start, Tyler Farr's first-ever appearance at WE Fest set the bar high and made Day 2 one to remember.

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Eric Paslay
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Eric Paslay Kicks Off the ‘Friday Night’ Party at WE Fest 2015

Eric Paslay brought out one of the bigger crowds seen so far at WE Fest 2015. The tall and relaxed singer-songwriter seems to be lining himself up for headliner status, which he made evident as he overcame minor technical difficulties and danced his way through several hits he's written, plus a few covers, during Friday's (Aug. 7) set.

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Hank Jr. Big and Rich
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Things We Learned at WE Fest 2015 (Day 1)

Day 1 of the biggest country music festival in America included sets from Big & Rich, Hank Williams Jr., Rascal Flatts and more.

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