Feb 9, 2011
Organizers of the Washington Town & Country Fair released the name of the Friday night mainstage entertainment for this August's fair, rock band Collective Soul. The announcement came about a month after organizers released the names of the other mainstage acts: Little Big Town, Lifehouse, and Joe Nichols.
Collective Soul will take the stage on Friday, Aug. 5, two days after the fair's opening. Little Big Town will play Thursday, Aug. 4, Lifehouse will headline Saturday, Aug. 6, and Joe Nichols will close out the fair on Sunday, Aug. 7.
Collective Soul released its first album in 1993, and has recorded seven Number 1 mainstream rock hits.
Collective Soul performing in Indianapolis, Indiana on September 5, 2010.
|Origin||Stockbridge, Georgia, United States|
|Genres||Alternative rock, hard rock, post-grunge|
|Labels||Atlantic (1993–2001) |
EL Music Group (2004–2007)
Roadrunner Records (2008–present)
- Ed Roland - (1992–present) - lead vocals, rhythm guitar, keyboards
- Dean Roland - (1993–present) - rhythm guitar
- Will Turpin - (1993–present) - bass guitar, backup vocals
- Joel Kosche - (2001–present) - lead guitar
- Cheney Brannon - (2009–present) - drums, other percussion
- Ross Childress - (1992–2001) - lead guitar
- Shane Evans - (1992–2003) - drums, percussion
- Ryan Hoyle - (2003–2009) - drums, percussion
Collective Soul is an American rock band originally formed in Stockbridge, Georgia. Collective Soul broke into mainstream popularity with its first hit single, "Shine", which came from their debut album Hints, Allegations, and Things Left Unsaid, released in 1993. They have recorded seven Number One mainstream rock hits.
Collective Soul was inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame on September 19, 2009.
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