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Rusty Reel Lake Jam Announces Full 2023 Lineup

NASHVILLE, TENN.Rusty Reel Lake Jam, Effingham, IL’s first ever country music festival with a kick of rock & roll and country music just announced their huge lineup of artists, featuring chart-topping headliners Bret Michaels, Big & Rich and Blackberry Smoke.

Rusty Reel Lake Jam will take place on the beautiful Lake Sara in Effingham, IL (8724 East Marine Road, Effingham, IL) from October 12-14, 2023. General Admission tickets and VIP Packages for the three-day event are available for purchase on the festival’s website (3-day passes are $149. Single day pass is $99). Camping and boating packages are available. Military and First Responder specials are also available.

18 different performers on one stage kicking off in the afternoon and on, into the night. Thursday’s headliner is Blackberry Smoke followed by Big & Rich as Friday’s headliner while Poison’s front-man Bret Michaels closes out Saturday night as he brings his ‘Parti-Gras’ to the jam. Opening for Bret is Tik-Tok country artist sensation Cooper Alan, who may or may not have something up his sleeve for the fans that night after a recent mashup video covering Poison hits. Check out a sneak peak HERE. You can also view the personal message from Bret Michaels about his performance HERE.

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About Rusty Reel Lake Jam: Rusty Reel Lake Jam is a three-day country music festival held October 12-14, 2023 in Effingham, IL. This festival features a kick of rock & roll and country music which features your favorite artists at the Rusty Reel Boatyard on beautiful Lake Sara. Mark your calendars and join us this fall.

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