Citadel Country Spirit USA, the popular music festival, returns August 27-29


Organizers made it official last week: The Citadel Country Spirit USA, Philadelphia’s country music festival, is taking place this year and will take place August 27-29 at Ludwig’s Corner Horse Show Grounds in Chester County.

Billed as a “Great American Festival Experience,” this year’s headliners are Brantley Gilbert, Miranda Lambert and Chris Young. The three-day festival features 20 country music artists performing live music on two stages – 14 nationally recognized artists on the GMC Sierra Stage and popular emerging artists on the Citadel Rising Star Stage.

Brantley Gilbert is on the front page of Friday August 27th. Justin Moore, Rodney Atkins, RaeLynn and Muscadine Bloodline also perform. Miranda Lambert hits the headlines on Saturday August 28. Brett Young, Carly Pearce, Jon Langston and Niko Moon also perform.

Chris Young is on Sunday August 29th. Josh Turner, Scotty McCreery and Lindsay Ell also perform.

The 2020 festival has been postponed to 2021 due to the pandemic. Festival producers have announced that there will be limited capacity this year. Additionally, there will be a few changes to the site so that those who choose to socially distance themselves can do so while continuing to see the show. “At Citadel Credit Union, we are committed to strengthening our community,” said Jeff March, President and CEO of Citadel Credit Union. “After a year of unknowns and struggles, we are thrilled to be a part of an event like Citadel Country Spirit USA that will once again allow us to grow strong and do it together.”

Hosted by Chester County’s Brandywine Valley, the festival takes place at Ludwig’s Corner Horse Show Grounds, located in the Philadelphia countryside just minutes from the Pennsylvania Toll Freeway just outside of Downingtown and West Chester. – for-profit financial institution serving the Philadelphia metro area, is the title sponsor for the third year. For more than 80 years, Citadel has provided financial strength to families, businesses and communities. Focused on “Building Our Strength Together” today and tomorrow, Citadel supports community prosperity through events such as Citadel Country Spirit USA.

Previously purchased three-day passes, one-day tickets and parking upgrades are honored for the dates of 2021. Tickets for the 2021 festival, starting at $ 89 plus fees, are on sale now. Purchase three-day passes and reserved day tickets, at stands and general admission online at To top up by phone, dial 1-800-514-3849. Again in 2021, a portion of all ticket sales will be donated to Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), a Children’s Miracle Network hospital.

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