HARDY Joins Barefoot Country Music Fest Lineup Wildwood Writer May 24, 2023 Articles, Wildwood Articles 190 HARDY Joins Barefoot Country Music Fest Lineup The Barefoot Country Music Fest, the largest outdoor country music festival in the Northeast, is excited to announce the inclusion of country rocker HARDY in its star-studded lineup. Taking place from June 15 to 18, 2023, the BCMF will showcase over 40 of the hottest country artists across five unique stages on the picturesque shores of Wildwood. HARDY Joins Barefoot Country Music Fest Lineup The Miller Lite Main Stage, the festival’s centerpiece, will feature renowned headliners such as Blake Shelton, Kid Rock, Darius Rucker, and Jon Pardi. HARDY’s addition to the lineup ensures an unforgettable Saturday evening for country music fans. Thanks to Darius Rucker’s generous gesture, HARDY and his crew will continue the momentum and deliver an extraordinary experience for Barefoot, HARDY, and Hootie fans alike. Also See: North Wildwood Dune Repair Completed HARDY, a singer/songwriter hailing from Mississippi, has earned a reputation as a boundary-pushing country rebel. With three No. 1 singles as an artist and thirteen No. 1s as a songwriter, HARDY has established himself as a 5-time ACM Award winner, a 3-time AIMP Songwriter of the Year, and the reigning BMI Country Songwriter of the Year. Collaborating with notable artists like Dierks Bentley, Florida Georgia Line, Blake Shelton, Thomas Rhett, and Cole Swindell, HARDY has solidified his status as a respected figure in country music. Volunteer at The Barefoot Country Music Festival 2023 Darius Rucker, the headliner of the Barefoot Country Music Fest’s Saturday night show, is a celebrated musician who rose to fame as the lead singer of Hootie & the Blowfish. His transition to country music resulted in four No. 1 albums, 10 chart-topping singles, and an induction into the Grand Ole Opry. Also See: Touring Mudhen’s Hen Houses! With his Grammy-winning rendition of “Wagon Wheel,” Rucker cemented his place in country music history. Bob Durkin of Southern Entertainment expressed his excitement, stating, “We are thrilled to announce that HARDY, one of the hottest performers in country music right now, will be joining the star-studded lineup at the Barefoot Country Music Fest. We extend our gratitude to Darius Rucker for making space for HARDY to perform on Saturday night.” Barefoot Country Music Fest 2022 Early Bird Tickets For those who are still in need of tickets for the festival, more information can be found at www.bcmf.com. To learn about the artists and view the full lineup, visit: https://barefootcountrymusicfest.com/lineup/. For details on accommodations and the Wildwood, NJ area, visit: https://wildwoodsnj.com/. The Wildwood Video Archive filmed a recap video of the festival in 2022. Check it out below.