MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW) — The 2023 Carolina Country Music Fest is off to a rousing start, and thousands of concert-goers will be crowding into downtown Myrtle Beach throughout the weekend to hear from some of their favorite music stars.

The weekend features dozens of well-known and up-and-coming country music stars. Hardy headlined Thursday’s opening night on the main stage. Other headline performers include Brooks & Dunn on Friday night, Kenny Chesney on Saturday night and Miranda Lambert on Sunday night.

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