Opening artists added to CFD line-up

Cheyenne Frontier Days™ has confirmed the opening artists for all but one of the Frontier Nights® concerts.

Jackson Michelson will perform on July 17, prior to Blake Shelton. Jackson Michelson is an American Country singer/songwriter from Corvallis, Ore. Michaelson focuses on creating an intimate, entertaining live performance for his fans. Raised on country, rock, reggae and soul music; he entertains fans with his raw country jams like “The Good Life” and melt your heart with the heartfelt “Fire Burns For You.”

Brulé will perform on July 19,  prior to Big & Rich. As one of the top-selling Native American bands, Brulé merges cultural rock, theatrical instrumentations, and Native American dance to produce a unique brand of Native American rock theater. They have released over 20 album titles and have been named “Group of the Year” five times by the Native American Music Awards. Their concert “Brulé, Live at Mount Rushmore-Concert for Reconciliation of the Cultures” airs regularly on national PBS television affiliates.

Montgomery Gentry will perform on July 23, prior to Alabama. This Kentucky duo burst onto the national country music scene with “Hillbilly Shoes” in 1999. Montgomery Gentry has remained firmly intact with their working class roots which connects them to country music fans. They have charted fourteen top 10 singles, including five number 1’s, and were inducted into the Grand Ole Opry in 2009.

John Anderson will perform on July 25, prior to Keith Urban. John Anderson had many hits back in the early ‘80s including: Wild and Blue, I’m Just An Old Chunk Of Coal, 1959, I Just Came Home To Count The Memories, Black Sheep and Swingin’. Anderson had a huge comeback in 1992 with Straight Tequila Night, the lead-off single from Seminole Wind, which went to number one across the board on every country chart.  When It Comes To You, the second single, reached number two, while Seminole Wind, the heartfelt title tune soared to number one when released later that year.

John Anderson replaces the previously announced Craig Morgan who will not be able to perform at Cheyenne Frontier Days™ this year because he will be on a USO Tour during that time.

The opening artist for Aerosmith will be announced at a later date.