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Country Music Festival happening April 25-26

Staff Report~ 2/25/2015

SCOTTSDALE – Sidewinder, Arizona’s Country Music Festival, is a two-day festival featuring a diverse lineup of Country music artists including long-time fan favorites and up-and-coming acts. The inaugural outdoor event will be held at WestWorld of Scottsdale, a world-class and nationally-recognized venue, on April 25-26.

Performing acts include Sara Evans, David Nail, Gloriana, A Thousand Horses, The Time Jumpers featuring Vince Gill, Kenny Sears & Ranger Doug Green, Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives, Josh Abbott Band, Shooter Jennings with Waymore’s Outlaws, Steve Earle & The Dukes, The Cadillac Three, and Brothers Osborne.

A portion of every ticket sold for the weekend event will benefit Phoenix Children’s Hospital, Sidewinder’s official charity beneficiary. Each ticket is a two-day pass and pricing begins at $99. For more information and ticket pricing, visit

Tom Etzel, President of Etzel Entertainment, and the producer of the inaugural event said, “Sidewinder is a country music festival that music fans and followers alike can enjoy each year at a prominent local venue and accessible location in WestWorld.  We are dedicated to making Sidewinder an integral part of Arizona’s entertainment landscape and create something that the local community can be proud to call their own.”

Sidewinder offers a variety of ticket options for fans to enjoy their favorite country music artists.  Fans who purchase a ticket in the Reserved section will receive a branded souvenir chair.  The Snake Pit, a standing room only area located directly in front of the stage, provides the intimate concert experience that passionate fans crave. The VIP area includes complimentary food and beverages throughout the event in addition to exclusive VIP parking access. RV parking, including power and water hookups, will also be available for overnight stay with a limited amount of premium locations within stage view. RV parking passes start at $100.

For more details, see