Atchison's annual Amelia Fest concert returns

(KAIR)--Atchison's annual country music concert is set to return this summer, with the announcement of the line-up for the July 19 event, which traditionally kicks-off the City's annual Amelia Earhart Festival, made this week.

Festival Coordinator Jacque Pregont, accompanied by volunteer Mary Jane Sowers, made the announcement Wednesday morning during an appearance on the 93.7 FM "Morning Petting Zoo" morning show with Neil Wieland.

Named as the headliner is legendary country music group Diamond Rio. Prior to their performance, singer Meghan Patrick will hit the Riverfront stage. Opening the evening's music will be Phil Vandel, who has performed on the riverfront several times on Saturday night and is a crowd favorite.

Tickets are available for purchase here.

Advance tickets are $20 (tax included) and will be $25 (tax included) on July 19 at the gate.

To hear the announcement, as made Wednesday, go here.

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