Walcott Truckers Jamboree Kicks Off Next Week!
The 38th Annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree kicks off next week at The World’s Largest Truckstop. The 2017 Walcott Truckers Jamboree will feature a Super Truck Beauty Contest, Antique Truck Display; Iowa pork chop cookout; over 175 exhibits, Trucker Olympics; carnival games; two fireworks displays, a 100th birthday party for Iowa 80 Trucking Museum’s 1917 Velie (built in Moline, IL) plenty of live concerts and lots of fun for the whole family! “We are very excited about this year’s concert line up,” says Heather DeBaillie, Marketing Manager.
On July 13th attendees will enjoy a performance by rising star Mary Sarah from the 2016 season of The Voice (Team Blake). “We are thrilled to be able to have Mary Sarah perform this year. She has such an amazing voice and a great range of songs from old favorites to her own new material. Mary Sarah has performed and recorded songs with Dolly Parton, Vince Gill, Merle Haggard, The Oak Ridge Boys and more. Local Favorite Dani Lynn Howe and Band will open for Mary Sarah. It is going to be a fun-filled night for sure,” says DeBaillie.
Friday, July 14th will feature trucker turned singer, Tony Justice. “He is the real deal and his music and high energy show will be one you won’t forget,” DeBaillie boasts. Tony will be opening for Collin Raye. Collin Raye is best known for his hits Little Rock, One Boy-One Girl, That’s My Story, My Kind of Girl and Love, Me to name a few. DeBaillie says, “We gearing up for another great event full of great music!”
Saturday, July 15th attendees can enjoy the musical talents of local band North of 40. They will play at the main stage from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm.
Admission and parking to the event and all concerts is FREE! Shuttles will be provided from the parking area to the event grounds.
The 38th Annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree, will be held July 13-15, 2017 at Iowa 80 Truckstop, I-80 Exit 284, Walcott, Iowa. The most up to date information can be found at www.truckersjamboree.com.