Corn Country Fest, Waterloo’s largest country music festival, will feature a full day of live music, food, drink and fun activities on Saturday July 9th at the National Cattle Congress Fairgrounds.
The inaugural event, presented by Veridian Credit Union and Coloff Media’s 106.5 Corn Country, features country artist Terri Clark, the only Canadian female member of the legendary Grand Ole Opry.
Clark has sold over 5 million albums and produced hit singles such as “Better Things To Do”, “Poor Poor Pitiful Me” and “Girls Lie Too”.
Local and regional bands Adam Keith and Wildcard will also perform. Additional festivities include a mechanical bull, inflatable ax throwing and other games, with much of the proceeds going to Waterloo charity Americans for Independent Living. A military salute is also expected.
Doors open July 9 at 3:30 p.m., with the first band on stage at 3:45 p.m. and Terri Clark performing at 9:30 p.m. Tickets will be available online April 29 at CornCountryFest.com and NationalCattleCongress.com.
*Here is the official press release from KCHA/The Bull’s parent company, Coloff Media:
International Country Artist Terri Clark Headlines Corn Country Fest in Waterloo
Corn Country Fest is Waterloo’s largest country music festival and will feature a full day of live music, food, drink and other fun activities. The event is scheduled for Saturday July 9, 2022 at the National Cattle Congress Fairgrounds in Waterloo.
The inaugural event is presented by Veridian Credit Union and Coloff Media’s 106.5 Corn Country.
The event will feature country artist Terri Clark. Hailing from Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada, Terri Clark has won three JUNO Awards and has the honor of being the only Canadian female member of the legendary Grand
Ole Opry. With over 5 million albums sold, hit singles such as “Better Things To Do”, “Poor Poor Pitiful Me”, “Girls Lie Too”, “Northern Girl” and “I Just Wanna Be Mad”, a slew of awards and sold-out shows on both sides of the border, Terri cemented her place in the country music history books. In 2021, she released a cover of the Holly Williams song “The Highway”.
In addition to Terri Clark, local and regional bands Adam Keith and Wildcard will add to this fun day of country music. Attendees will also be able to enjoy a mechanical bull, inflatable ax throwing and other games, with much of the proceeds going to the Waterloo Americans for Independent Living charity. A military salute is also expected. Food and beer will be served throughout the day.
Doors open at 3:30 p.m., with the first band on stage at 3:45 p.m. Terri Clark will take the stage at 9:30 p.m. Tickets will be available online April 29 at CornCountryFest.com and NationalCattleCongress.com, general admission is $26 and $35 at the door. Discounted tickets for all military (active and veteran) available for $15 at the door with valid military ID. Limited VIP tickets are also available online for $55 and include access to VIP seating with table and chair plus two drinks. (Convenience fee applies to all tickets.)
Special thanks to the sponsors of Corn Country Fests, who made this event possible: Veridian Credit Union, The Scoop, Deery Brothers Collision, Coyote Classics, Simpson Floor Covering, Fahr Beverage, Ferson Kitchen & Bath Design, and others.
Coloff Media is a local radio, digital and video company based in Cedar Falls, Iowa. Coloff Media operates four radio stations in Cedar Falls including 106.5 Corn Country, 93.5 the Mix-KCVM, 1650/102.3 The Fan-KCNZ, 1250/105.1 Cruisin’ KCFI and 8 other radio stations all over Iowa.