BELMONT, OH (CelebrityAccess) — Live Nation's Jamboree In The Hills Festival will take place next year, but with a new name and a new alcohol policy.
The long-running country music festival will take place from July 13 – 15 as the Jambo Country music festival, bringing the event in line with a popular nickname for the festival.
Headliners this ear include Thomas Rhett, Lady Antebellum and Jason Aldean.
All new elements this year include premium “Jambo-Glam!” luxury camping packages, campsites with electric hook-ups, “Parking Lot After Parties,” a free Wednesday night concert presented by Panhandle Cleaning & Restoration, VIP ticketing options with reserved viewing area, private restrooms and access to an exclusive bar area, expanded concessions with new vendors and for the first time, free showers for all on-site campers.
“Jambo fans are the most dedicated country music fans in the world. We value their patronage to our event and know that they will love Jambo Country! It will incorporate some of the traditions of the past but will bring new life to the party with new products and an overall upgraded festival experience,” said General Manager Kelly Tucker-Jones.
The festival has also changed its alcohol policy and starting in 2017, they will no longer allow outside alcohol or coolers into the venue. Beer, wine and liquor will still be available for sale and outside alcohol will be permitted in the fest's campgrounds, organizers said. – Staff Writers