Nominate Your Hometown Star!

Do you know a band that has dreamed of sharing the same stages as the stars? The Georgia Country Music Fest wants to make that dream a reality. GCMF is excited to launch GCMF Hometown Stars. Nominate your favorite local band for the opportunity to play at the Georgia Country Music Fest, September 1-3, 2023.

Who’s name will you choose to represent your town alongside Turnpike Troubadours, Koe Wetzel, Cody Jinks, Jamey Johnson, and 30+ of the industry’s hottest artists?

How it works:
The Georgia Country Music Fest will spotlight local bands/artists at the Georgia Country Music Fest. Fans and friends alike have the opportunity to nominate a band to represent their town. The nominated bands will go pick to stick, shredding and singing their way to the top, chasing after the GCMF Golden Boot Trophy that will be presented to a winner in June.

For a chance to perform at the Georgia Country Music Fest, bands must meet the following criteria:

Get Nominated: Bands can be nominated by fans, friends, neighbors, and their dogs. Submit your nomination request before July 28th to be considered for the competition.
Get Picked: A panel of judges will select the GCMF Hometown Stars with the most nominations. All selected nominees will be contacted on July 31, 2023.
Say Yes: Once the nominees are contacted, they will have just 24 hours to accept an invite to play at the Georgia Country Music Fest, representing their hometown.
Make an Impact: The most loved and influential GCMF Hometown Star wins!
Sing With The Stars: Get ready to sing your heart out on stage with over 30,000 fans and 30+ of country music’s hottest artists.
Be a Prize: The Georgia Country Music Fest will award the winning band the inaugural Georgia Golden Boot Award to recognize their impact on the community they serve. The Georgia Golden Boot Award winner will get a slot for Greenville Country Music Fest 2023, a slot for GCMF 2024, AND be invited to play our sister fest, Carolina Country Music Fest in Myrtle Beach, SC in 2024.

The Georgia Country Music Fest can be a significant milestone for local bands, helping them to gain exposure, build their fanbase, and advance their music careers. Don’t miss the opportunity for a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Nominate your favorite band by visiting:

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