Carolina Country Music Fest adds 5 female acts to lineup


MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WWAY) – Carolina Country Music Festival is celebrating International Women’s Day by adding five women to the festival lineup.

According to the festival’s website, the acts also include Runaway June, Lauren Jenkins, Morgan Myles, and Kennedy Fitzsimmons.

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Gretchen Wilson, known for her hit single “Redneck Woman”, has sold over 8 million records worldwide, according to CCMF’s Facebook.

Runaway June was named “Top Country Artists to Watch in 2017” by Rolling Stone, Pandora and Huffington Post.

Lauren Jenkins was listed in the “10 Hot Country Artists to Watch” by Billboard Magazine.

Morgan Myles was named’s Hot Artist To Watch and iTunes New Artist, Spotlight On Women of Country.

Kennedy Fitzsimmons is a North Carolina native who recently moved to Nashville to record her first album.

More than 30 country artists are set to play the June 8th-11th event. Headlining acts include Kenny Chesney, Jason Aldean and Darius Rucker. To see the full list, click here.