Country music legends Sawyer Brown join Hedley on Westerner Days lineup

Country music legends Sawyer Brown are coming to entertain at Red Deer’s Westerner Days in July.

Country music legends Sawyer Brown are coming to entertain at Red Deer’s Westerner Days in July.

The band discovered on the 1983 TV show Star Search will be performing at the Centrium on Thursday, July 19. The 8:30 p.m. concert is free with gate admission to the fair.

Sawyer Brown has had a litany of hits over the years from the albums Cafe on the Corner, The Dirt Road, Outskirts of Town and many others.

The platinum- and gold-selling group has also had the longest uninterrupted run as a band in country music.

Doors will open at 7:30 to the all-ages show and there will be rush seating.

Westerner Days organizers previously announced that Hedley will also perform at Westerner Days, on Wednesday, July 18.

Tickets to the 8:30 p.m. concert by the Juno Award-winning Vancouver group will cost $45 from Ticketmaster, plus gate admission to the fair and parking charges.

Hedley, led by former Canadian Idol contender Jacob Hoggard, with musicians Tommy Mac, Dave Rosin, and Chris Crippin, is getting radio play for the newest singles Invincible and One Life, but is best known for the tunes Cha-Ching, Don’t Talk to Strangers and Perfect.