As we get ready for the biggest party of the Summer at SPAC July 6th, here are 5 things to get to know your Countryfest headliner Old Dominion a little better.

 

  • 1

    How did Old Dominion get their name?

    According to Songfacts, 4 members of the band have ties to Virginia so they went with Old Dominion, the state's nickname.

  • 2

    Holy Songwriting!

    Various members of the band had a hand in writing some huge Country hits for other artists including 'Save It For A Rainy Day' by Kenny Chesney, 'A Guy Walks Into A Bar' by Tyler Farr and 'Say You Do' by Dierks Bentley, according to Songfacts.

  • 3

    They Appeared In A Rodney Atkins Video

    Right after they won their ACM Award for group of the year, Rodney Atkins reminded us all they appeared in his video for 'It's America' 10 years ago!

  • 4

    Old Dominion: Reality TV Stars

    Old Dominion, along with Kelsea Ballerini and other artists, will be a part of a new songwriting reality show called 'Songland' premiering on NBC May 28th - you can learn more about the show from Taste of Country.

  • 5

    They Never Intended to Be a Band

    According to AXS, the guys initially got together to showcase all the songs they were writing. They eventually grew their own following from these showcases and became a band!