Train and Darius Rucker highlight Foothills Fall Festival lineup

Train and Darius Rucker highlight Foothills Fall Festival lineup


MARYVILLE (WATE) - The city of Maryville on Monday announced the 2012 Foothills Fall Festival lineup including Train, Darius Rucker and Thompson Square.

The festival takes place October 12-14 at Maryville's Theater in the Park. Tickets go on sale Saturday, July 14.

Gary Allan kicks off the weekend on Friday, October 12. The California-born country star just released his eighth album, "Get Off on the Pain."

Grammy award-winning pop band Train takes the stage on Saturday, October 13 along with Lauren Alaina and Bridgette Tatum. Train's newest hit is "Drive By" off their latest album "California 37."

Alaina was the first runner-up on American Idol's tenth season last year, falling just short of winner Scotty McCreery.

The festival weekend wraps up on Sunday, October 14 with Darius Rucker, Thompson Square, Brad Blackwell and The Farm.

Rucker's sophomore country album is "Charleston, SC 1966."

The husband-and-wife duo of Thompson Square, were recently honored at the 2012 CMT Music Awards for Best Duo Video of the Year for their hit single, "I Got You." They also dethroned Sugarland to become the Academy of Country Music's "Vocal Duo of the Year."

Newcomers to the music scene are The Farm and East Tennessee native Brad Blackwell, of Kingsport.

The remaining supporting artists will be announced in the coming weeks.

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