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Countryfest gettings lots of company in these parts as genre's popularity surges

Country music fans fill South Pearl Street in front of the Times Union Center in Albany during Countryfest last July.
Photographer: Peter R. Barber
Country music fans fill South Pearl Street in front of the Times Union Center in Albany during Countryfest last July.
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Country music is hot in the Capital Region, and the industry is taking notice. The genre’s current bad boy, Eric Church, who headlined last year’s annual Countryfest, has been a regular visitor to the area almost every year since his first appearance at Countryfest in 2008. WGNA-FM, which has hosted the daylong festival for the past 19 years, was one of Church’s earliest supporters. “WGNA is a station that believed in us early on when ...

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