Before the doors open at 5:30pm for Eric Church with special guests Joe Nichols, Thompson Square and Josh Thompson for 1077 'GNA's Countryfest 2012 at the Time Union Center on July 7th we'll have a free Countryfest Street party for everyone on Pearl Street.2 blocks will be filled with food and drink vendors, merchandise and wide open country music for FREE! Whiskey City, The Lost Cantina Band, The Back 40 Band and Chelsea Cavanaugh will be performing live throughout the day and evening beginning at Noon.

In the middle of all that everyone will be treated to a live performance from Broken Bow recording artist Dustin Lynch who is moving up the charts with his big hit "Cowboys and Angels". All of this entertainment on Pearl Street is FREE. Tickets for the big show with party hearty Superstar Eric Church, Joe Nichols, Thompson Square and Josh Thompson are on sale now at the TU Center Box Office, Ticketmaster Outlets, Ticketmaster.com and phone charge at 1-800-745-3000. Its going to a big day! Can't wait to see you on July 7th as Countryfest takes over downtown Albany with free music all day and Eric Church rocking the house in the TU Center.