Zfest Saturday Night Entertainment Announced – Gretchen Wilson

OBETZ, OHIO – May 25, 2018 –

The wait is over!

Gretchen Wilson featuring special guest Jessie G will be playing the Zucchinifest on Saturday (9/1) night this year! Jessie G will start the night off at 7:00 PM.

Gretchen Wilson will perform at 9:00 PM. Fortress Obetz gates will open at 6:00 PM. The Zucchinifest Concerts will be on Saturday and Sunday this year. The Sunday entertainer has yet to be determined. They will be announced in the coming weeks!

This year’s festival hours:
Friday 8/31: 5 PM – 11 PM
Saturday 9/1: 11 AM – 11 PM
Sunday 9/2: 11 AM – 11 PM
Monday 9/3: Noon – 6 PM

To all appearances, Gretchen Wilson went overnight from talented obscurity to phenomenon. Her meteoric rise, the kind experienced by only a handful of artists in the past few decades, was that rare instance where talent and moment meet to form a cultural tidal wave. Still, she knows better than anyone the simple force that fueled it.

“The reason I’ve been successful is that I’ve been genuine from the get-go,” she says, “and I continue to try to do that. I’m an open book.”

It helps that the identity she wears so guilelessly is one that resonates strongly with fans of country and Southern rock–the independent, take-no-guff, hard-working and hard-partying country woman. Gretchen’s ability to inhabit that persona publicly, as well as her flair for tailoring songs as gorgeously rough-edged as she is, have given her the kind of “I am what I sing” originality few women in country music history–Loretta, Tammy, Dolly and Tanya chief among them–have ever been able to achieve.


For the past 3 years , world-renowned country singer/songwriter Gretchen Wilson, has served as one of Goergen’s most influential mentors. Currently, Goergen is songwriting and recording with the Grammy Award-winning country music star with plans to elevate Goergen’s career to the next level with her upcoming release.




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