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Rising country music stars Blackjack Billy, Jacob Martin Band, and Walker McGuire to Perform at Features Fest 8 on Friday, September 12, 2014 in West Salem, Wisconsin

Some of country music’s rising young artists are slated to take the stage at Features Sports Bar & Grill. Headliner Blackjack Billy will be performing their smash hit single “Booze Cruise” and numerous other country rock party songs at annual outdoor concert.

Features Sports Bar and Grill, West Salem, Wisconsin, is proud to announce that some of country music’s rising young stars will be performing at the eighth annual Features Fest on Friday, September 12, 2014. National country rock hit makers, Blackjack Billy, will be headlining the event. The guys from Nashville are sure to get everyone moving with their smash hit single “Booze Cruise” and their world-renowned party-starting style. In addition, Jacob Martin Band (opened for Brantley Gilbert) and Walker McGuire (“Hurry on Home”) are sure to help close summer 2014 out in style…country rock style!

“Once again we are extremely proud and blown away by the talent that we were able to get for Features Fest this year” said Jason Slusser, owner of Features Sports Bar and Grill in West Salem. “We are quickly becoming the place for country music’s up and coming stars to play. It’s going to be one heck of a party!”

Features Fest 8 starts at 7:00pm with Walker McGuire, followed by Jacob Martin Band, and finally Blackjack Billy. Doors open at 6:00pm and festers are encouraged to arrive early to reserve their spot. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 the day of the show. Fans can receive the VIP treatment for only $50 and enjoy free food and beer from 5:30-7:00pm, preferred standing area at the front of the stage, free drink tickets, and a chance for meet and greet with the bands. VIP tickets are limited. Tickets can be ordered online or purchased on-site by stopping into Features Sports Bar and Grill in West Salem!

Marketing and promotion for Features Fest 8 provided by La Crosse, Wisconsin based ad agency, The BLU Group – Advertising and Marketing.