THIS WEEKEND: Albertville’s Main Street Music Festival to feature Tracy Lawrence and .38 Special

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ALBERTVILLE, Ala. - The Main Street Music Festival is back! This weekend, August 7th and 8th, downtown Albertville is going to be the place to be with great music and activities for the whole family.

The weekend will be filled with musical performances from a number of musicians, and two of the most anticipated are Tracy Lawrence and .38 Special. The best part is admission is FREE!

Tracy Lawrence

Tracy Lawrence

The two-day event kicks off Friday, August 7th at 4 p.m. with the children's inflatable water park and the first of several chicken races benefiting local charities. Later on, headliner Tracy Lawrence will take the stage at 8:30 p.m. following the special guest opener, Alabama's very own, Sweet Tea Trio at 6:30 p.m.

Saturday will begin with a festival 5k at 7 a.m. The day will continue with a kid's bike parade at 9:30 a.m., and many more family friendly events to follow.

.38 Special Color

.38 Special Color

Saturday's lineup of performances covers several different music genres. Throughout the day, performances will be provided by Tangent, Courtney Linum, Devout, Chase Williamson, Albertville High School Vocal Ease, Free Life Worship Center, Rosewood, The River Hollow, and Nick Longshore's Barefoot  Blues Band. At 6:30 p.m. the band, Exile, will open for .38 Special who is expected to perform at 8:30 p.m.

This year's music festival is honoring local fire hydrant manufacturer Mueller for their 40th anniversary. There will be a raffle to win actual fire hydrants painted in the colors of University of Alabama and Auburn University made by Mueller. Raffle tickets are $5.

For more information, visit the Main Street Music Festival's website.