Country Stampede moved to Topeka amid flooding

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Flooding at Tuttle Creek State Park (KMAN) Flooding at Tuttle Creek State Park (KMAN)

Due to severe flooding and uncertainty of the safety of event grounds, Country Stampede officials have announced an alternate location for the 2019 music festival, set for June 20-22, to be held at the Heartland Motorsports Park in Topeka.

Widespread flooding across nearly half the state of Kansas caused the original festival location of Tuttle Creek State Park in Manhatten to close for an unknown amount of time.

“Safety is our main concern," President of Country Stampede Wayne Rouse said. "The severe weather prompted us to partner with the good folks over at Heartland Motorsports in Topeka, just 45 minutes away to ensure all of our concert goers will be out of harm's way.  We are maintaining the integrity of what we currently have in place to our new location.”

Tickets for the 24th Kicker Country Stampede are still available with a stellar line-up fans won’t want to miss.

The festival will have 50 country acts performing across four stages with country music’s biggest acts headlining each night to include Jason Aldean, Old Dominion and Jake Owen, and many more. The three-day event also features multi-levels of camping experiences on the festival grounds.

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