Did you want to check out the 2017 Taste of Country Festival, but didn't have the time or the cash to get to New York this summer? Well worry not, country fans! Our very own Sam Alex is bringing you updates all weekend long from backstage with all the top acts, including Sam Hunt, Miranda Lambert, Chris Young, Jason Aldean, Maren Morris and more! And that's all happening right here on 97.9 KICK-FM and our live stream!

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On Saturday and Sunday, from noon to 10pm each day, Sam Alex will drop in with interviews from all the acts, and maybe even a special performance. For more information about the Taste of Country Festival, and the line-up, check out the website.