MARTIN, Tenn. – The award-winning Tennessee Soybean Festival announces its official MainStage entertainment for the 25th annual festival Sept. 1-8 in downtown Martin.
The annual celebration of the soybean brings together festival goers from around the world. The festival celebrates the magical qualities of the Tennessee soybean through lively acts, the arts, and thrilling events for the entire family.
The MainStage presents the following music artists and entertainment:
Sunday, Sept. 2 - Larry Gatlin and the Gatlin Brothers (Free)
Monday, Sept. 3 - Sesame Street Live...“C” is for Celebration (2 Show Times)
Tuesday, Sept. 4 - Let’s Hang On, Frankie Valli Tribute (Jersey Boys) (Free)
Wednesday, Sept. 5 - The Jackson Symphony
Thursday, Sept. 6 - Switchfoot
Friday, Sept. 7 - 38 Special and Foreigner
Saturday, Sept. 8 - Gretchen Wilson and Big & Richwith Cowboy Troy
The festival will contain two additional stages as well. The Oxford Street Stage will feature local bands and entertainment throughout the week. The Virginia Weldon Stage Park will host the Hogslop String Band, a bluegrass band that will perform during the Chicken Crazy HogWild BBQ on Friday, Sept. 7.
For tickets, schedules and more information, visit www.tnsoybeanfestival.org.
Big Harvester sponsors include Tennessee Soybean Promotion Board, WLJT-DT TV, Union City Coke, Soleil Garden Center, University of Tennessee at Martin Student Activities Council, WK&T, Twin Oaks Technology, Tyson, Forever Communications, WCMT, and Republic Services among many others at varying levels.
About The Tennessee Soybean Festival
The award-winning Tennessee Soybean Festival is fortunate to have collaborative efforts of the University of Tennessee at Martin, local industry and businesses, leaders in agriculture, churches and community organizations, and countless other volunteers who work together to produce a prestigious festival each year. The Tennessee Soybean Festival provides an opportunity for food, fun and fellowship, all in celebration of Weakley County’s cash crop- the soybean. The event pays tribute to the soybean farmer, yet includes something for everyone. We hope you will make plans to join us for the 25th Silver Anniversary Soybean Festival, Sept. 1-8.