As previously announced, Alan Jackson, Lonestar, Lee Ann Womack, Brad Paisley, Sara Evans and Asleep at the Wheel will perform for stadium crowds across the country. The 16-city outing kicks off its fourth annual trek March 24 in Tampa, Fla.

The second stage will be incorporated into Straitland – a popular side attraction of the festival – a midway featuring games, rides, music, food and autograph booths, and contests for prizes including front-row seats and backstage passes.

The Warren Brothers are currently supporting their latest release, King of Nothing, and have spent much of the last two years on the road including support roles for Faith Hill, Tim McGraw, and the Dixie Chicks.

Country-rock hybrid BR5-49 picked up a little notoriety recently when they played the New Year’s Eve reception in Aspen, Colo., for “Almost Famous” star Kate Hudson and her new hubby, Chris Robinson of the Black Crowes.

The band has been touring hard since their 1996 debut, and aren’t slowing down the pace in 2001 as they continue to back up their current release,