MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Mylan Park hosted 14,000 country music fans during the August 23, 24 Wild & Wonderful Country Fest. The festival was created by The Davisson Brothers Band and the producers of Carolina Country Music Fest and Southern Entertainment.
“Thank you Bob Durkin for all of your hard work, dedication and for believing in the Davisson Brothers, and helping make our dream come true. You know how to get the job done right. Also, a special thank you to all of our sponsors and the Permco, Shell family for making it possible for CMT shine a light on our beautiful state of West Virginia!” shared Donnie Davisson.
Chris Davisson added, “We have had a vision for this festival for many years. After meeting and working with Bob Durkin and his staff, we knew they could bring our ideas to life. Thanks to Southern Entertainment, Erv Woolsey Management and HBPR. A special thanks to our amazing sponsors such as Permco, Gabe’s, Mid State Automotive Group, WSM Radio, Blue Coolers, Little General, Elimishield and Citrusafe who allowing us to do do unimaginable things for a first year festival. We look forward to bringing this world class event to the fans next year in our wild and wonderful state of West Virginia.”
“We have had a vision about bringing this festival to life for many years. We take where we come from and the great state of West Virginia very seriously and handle all things related with the deepest respect. From day one, our standards were set very high. After meeting and working with Bob Durkin (Southern Entertainment) and his staff, we knew they were the ones to help bring our ideas and vision to life,” shared Chris Davisson. “Teaming up with great sponsors such as Permco, Gabes, Mid State Automotive Group, WSM Radio, Blue Coolers, Little General, Elimishield and Citrusafe allowed us to do things unimaginable for a first year festival. We are forever grateful for such a magical experience throughout the weekend. We look forward to a long relationship with all of our sponsors as we continue to bring a world class event to our Wild and Wonderful state of West Virginia.”
Highlights of the event were a surprise appearance by WVU Head Football Coach Neal Brown and a version of Family Tradition with Hank Williams and his daughter Holly and son Sam.