3rd Year for Dawg Daze of Summer Festival
The Dawg Daze of Summer Festival 2014 will be the third year of music, friends and fun for the festival's alumni!
Starting out in 2011 just East of Kansas City, MO, the festival took a brief hiatus in 2013 and is back - Full Steam Ahead!
The festival will now be held at Ol' MacDonald's Farm just North of Saint Joseph, MO on Highway 59 & Country Road 344.
This year's fest will showcase primarily bluegrass acts and feature a 13,000+sqft covered arena which will host two stages on opposite ends facilitating non-stop music! Also returning will be the Dawg Daze trademark feature, "The Hillbilly Radio™". Read more about the 2014 festival in the About section and subscribe to our newsletter to keep up to date on artist announcements and more!
The Dawg Hunt Tour Returns!
The Dawg Daze of Summer Festival's "Dawg Hunt" audition tour is scheduled to visit 5 cities in the Midwest to search for the best bluegrass, folk and Americana bands in the region to play at the festival in 2014. The tour will be coming to Omaha, NE., Saint Joseph, MO., Kansas City, MO., Columbia, MO. and Springfield, MO. for auditions in February, March and April, 2014. February and March will host rounds 1A & 1B in which 5 bands will compete in each round while April will be the 4 band final round comprised of the top two scoring bands from rounds 1A & 1B where one band in each city will be selected to receive a compensation package and play at the festival. The top scoring band of all 5 cities will play right before the Saturday night headliner! Bluegrass bands can submit to compete on the Band Submissions page or by clicking the image below.
One Price Tickets
A great new pricing structure for The Dawg Daze of Summer Festival 2014 will save you tons of money with ALL INCLUSIVE TICKETS. We no longer have two separate tickets to purchase! Just one ticket gives you access to all acts and camping (or day parking if you're not camping!) While there are still Early Bird tickets available, service fees are included in the ticket price. On February 1st or when Early Bird tickets sell out (whichever comes first) service fees will be added to the ticket price so don't wait to get your tickets! If you're super savvy you will want to get Early Bird tickets and save almost HALF OFF the full event gate price! Early Bird tickets are now on sale and will be available only until February 1st, 2014 at Noon OR until they're sold out! A very limited supply at this price.
All New Forum!
Join our all new DISCUSSION FORUM!
We now have a great place where you can talk about everything Dawg Daze of Summer Festival and other topics with your festival friends! Discuss artist lineups, camping, activities, volunteering, staffing, ride sharing, bacon, pudding and more! Just click on Forum and create an account and you'll be all set to join in the discussion!
The Dawg Daze of Summer Festival is looking forward to year #3 with a full steam ahead approach! This year we're excited to be under the umbrella of a new company, Skinny Fat Guy Productions, LLC. With a new home, Ol' MacDonald's Farm, just one hour from downtown Kansas City and just minutes from Saint Joseph, MO along with a primary focus on bluegrass genres, 2014 will definitely be a year to remember. You'll want to get your tickets in advance as tickets for this blowout are sure to sell out! We are excited that camping is now included in the ticket price as well as day parking if you choose! One ticket price for everything. Get early bird tickets to get the best deal on 3 days of great music, camping, friends and fun! Early Bird tickets go on sale November 1st, 2013!
We're always looking for great talent to showcase at the festival so if you're a touring Bluegrass band who would like to play at the festival all you need to do is go to our Submissions page and fill out the form with the indicated information and we'll check it out. If your band fits our criteria and we like what we hear we'll get back in touch with you. Submit your band today!
Had some AMAZING jams the entire festival! I loved how there was music everywhere, not just on the stages!
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