Star Daze15

The 15th Annual StarDaze Festival gets underway this weekend, April 20-21, with a full slate of entertainers including David Nail, Clare Dunn, Brown & Gray, Little Texas, Love and Theft, and Josh Gallagher.

Country music artists Josh Gallagher, Little Texas and Love and Theft will perform Friday night. Performing Saturday will be Brown & Gray, Clare Dunn and David Nail. Watch their videos below.

In addition to the free live entertainment, the two-day festival features a motorcycle point run, car show, carnival rides, a 5K run, bass tournament, and more than 75 arts, crafts and food vendors and exhibits.

The car show will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 21 at the Star City Civic Center. Fifty Class trophies will be awarded and trophies for best paint, interior, engine, People’s Choice, and Best of Show. The fee is $20 for the first entry and $10 for each additional entry. For more information contact Keith Robertson at 870-818-8959.

The 5K event will be held at 9 a.m. April 21 at Cane Creek State Park. Details: Cane Creek State Park, 870- 628-4714. Registration forms are available at

The StarDaze bass tournament will be held from 6:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. on April 21 at Cane Creek Lake. Entry fees will be $100 per boat. No more than two people per team. Pay at the ramp the morning of the tournament. This is a five bass limit tournament. For more information, contact David Hoots at 870-370-0024.

JOSH GALLAGHER, a finalist on NBC’s The Voice in 2016, will perform Friday at 6 p.m.


LITTLE TEXAS, three time Grammy nominee, CMA vocal group of the year, and album of the year winner, will perform Friday night following Josh Gallagher.


LOVE AND THEFT, the ACM, CMA, and CMT nominated country music duo that launched with the No.1 hit Angel Eyes will follow Little Texas Friday night.


BROWN & GRAY, the pop-country duo whose hit single, Top Down, charted in both the U.S. and the UK will perform Saturday at 6 p.m.


CLARE DUNN, dubbed “country music’s newest lady boss” by CMT, will follow Brown & Gray Saturday night.


Grammy-nominated DAVID NAIL, whose Let It Rain topped the charts, is the Saturday night headliner.



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