We're gearing up for Countryfest 2016 sponsored by Upstate Ford July 9th at the Schaghticoke Fairgrounds! So it's time to get to know our lineup a little better!

He'll be headlining the biggest party of the summer and probably wearing a hat when he does it. Lee Brice will ROCK Countryfest this July!

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Here are 5 Facts you Need to Know About: LEE BRICE

  1. Jarrod Niemann bought him a taser for his birthday and he said "If you're gonna taste anyone else, you gotta tase yourself." Which he did.
  2. Started as a songwriter with hits by Jason Aldea, Cowboy Crush and the first song to ever debut at #1 on the Billboard Country Chart with Garth Brookes "More Than a Memory"
  3. Played the piano and sang in church growing up.
  4. He went to college on a football scholarship, but injured his arm.
  5. "Love You Like Crazy" was the top Country song in 2010.