Gretchen Wilson has announced on her website that she will be one of the acts at the Keith Urban Country Rocks 2008 concert on Halifax Common on Aug. 30.

Power Promotional Events’ Harold MacKay — which is producing the concert — could not be reached for confirmation.

MacKay is holding a press conference in Halifax this morning to announce further details about Country Rocks.

Previously announced musical guests include Charlie Major, Johnny Reid and Aaron Pritchett.
Wilson hit it big with the anthem Redneck Woman in 2004, and is both a Grammy and a multiple Country Music Award-winner.

Early bird tickets to the show are $89, with limited VIP seating at $219. They are available at the Ticket Atlantic box office, participating Atlantic Superstores, online at, or by calling 451-1221.

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