Free country music event is bringing Nashville to the Northland

Published: Jan. 13, 2022 at 7:36 AM CST
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DULUTH, MN. (CBS 3 Duluth) - The Duluth Entertainment Convention Center is preparing to bring Nashville to the Northland on February 5.

The event, called “North of Nashville,” will feature professional songwriters performing their work and explaining the story behind their music.

Bo Allen, the event’s host, joined Jenna Wells on CBS 3 This Morning to talk about the new event.

Allen lived, worked, and learned about the music trade in Nashville before moving to Minnesota.

Singer-songwriter stars at the event also include Buffy Lawson, Heidi Pack, and Shane Nelson.

The event is free to the public.

Doors open at 5 p.m. The event starts at 6 p.m.

“North of Nashville” is also hosting a songwriter’s contest with prizes.

The grand prize winner will get a professionally-made music video, a one-year membership to Midwest Country Music Organization, and a performance spot at Duluth’s Fourth Fest at Bayfront Festival Park.

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