Tanyard Gardens will feature an awesome entertainment lineup during National Tom Sawyer Days in 2015. Madd Hoss Jackson will headline on July 2, and then on Friday, July 3, Capitol Records recording artist Jon Pardi will take the stage. Tickets are on sale now!

Jon Pardi is an up-and-comer in country music that has already gone Top 10 with the song "Up All Night," and Top 25 with "What I Can't Put Down." He cites Dwight Yoakam, George Strait and Alan Jackson as his "musical heroes." Pardi will be joined on July 3 by Natalie Stovall and The Drive, who will open the show. Stovall is a fiddler who made her Grand Ole Opry debut at the age of 12.

Madd Hoss Jackson will return to National Tom Sawyer Days on July 2. Last year they opened for Josh Thompson. This year they're headlining their own night. Madd Hoss has been busy over the past year, performing showcases in Nashville, and releaseing their new CD, Better With Time, last July. Madd Hoss Jackson will take the stage on July 2 following opening act Black Top South, a local Country / Country Rock / Southern Rock band from Quincy.

National Tom Sawyer Days attracts visitors from all over the world to Hannibal on the week of July 4. The event includes live entertainment in Tanyard Gardens, a carnival, Fourth of July Parade, arts and crafts, mud volleyball, the naming of the official Tom and Becky ambassadors, and annual traditions such as the Fence Painting Contest and Frog Jumping Contest. It is presented annually by the Hannibal Jaycees.