The Josh Abbott Band to Perform in Concert at the Walcott Truckers Jamboree on July 10th.
Iowa 80 Truckstop is pleased to announce The Josh Abbott Band will be performing at the 36th Annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree on Friday, July 10th at 7:00 p.m. Several of the band’s songs have debuted on Billboard’s Country Chart; the most recent being ‘Hangin’ Around’ which has also received airplay on Sirius XM’s The Highway. The band’s new EP ‘Tuesday Night’ was released in February. The concert is being sponsored by Mobil Delvac™.
“Bringing some of country music’s most exciting artists to the annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree is one of the many ways that the team behind Mobil Delvac shows its appreciation for the hard work and sacrifices that professional drivers make on a daily basis,” said Craig Barr, Advisor, US Truck Stops, ExxonMobil Fuels & Lubricants. “This year, we’re bringing the Josh Abbott Band to center stage, as we look to celebrate the 36th anniversary of the Walcott Truckers Jamboree and the 90thanniversary of Mobil Delvac-branded commercial vehicle lubricants.”
In addition to the Josh Abbott Band concert, this year’s Walcott Truckers Jamboree will feature a Super Truck Beauty Contest, Antique Truck Display; Iowa pork chop cookout; over 175 exhibits, Trucker Olympics; carnival games; plenty of live music; two fireworks display, a birthday party at the Iowa 80 Trucking Museum for its 1915 Mack AB and loads of fun for the whole family! Admission and parking are FREE! Shuttles will be provided from the parking area to the event grounds.
“The Walcott Truckers Jamboree is a celebration for and about the trucking industry”; says Delia Moon Meier, Iowa 80 Senior Vice President. “We are celebrating truckers and their families, and promoting the importance of trucking in our everyday lives. It is an honor to host this event,” says Meier.
The 36th Annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree, will be held July 9-11, 2015 at Iowa 80 Truckstop, I-80 Exit 284, Walcott, Iowa. Last year, the Walcott Truckers Jamboree attracted over 44,000 attendees.