Written By: Friday, July 8th 2016

Boots and Hearts 2016 is just around the corner. It all kicks off Aug. 4 at Burls Creek Events Ground.

While some of the biggest stars in Country Music hit the stage over the weekend, Boots and Hearts is giving some up and comers the chance to possibly one day be on of those stars with their Emerging Artist Showcase.

Past contestants and winners include

Tim Hicks

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and last years winners:

James Barker Band

This year’s contestants are looking to follow in their foot steps. I recently had a chance to talk with Corey from Sound Check Entertainment and he gave me the low down on them.

Find out wins Sunday Aug 7 before Tim McGraw closes out the festival!