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2012 Foothills Fall Festival artist lineup.

Maryville, Tenn. – After months of anticipation, the City of Maryville is proud to announce the highly anticipated 2012 Foothills Fall Festival artist lineup.

Music superstars Train, Darius Rucker, Gary Allan and Thompson Square will perform for thousands of fans at the 12th Annual Foothills Fall Festival taking place Oct. 12-14 at Maryville’s Theater in the Park.

Gary Allan kicks off the weekend on Friday, Oct. 12. The California-born country star just released his eighth album, “Get Off on the Pain” and is best known for his soulful and rocked-out country sound.

Grammy award-winning pop band Train will take the stage on Saturday, Oct. 13 along with Lauren Alaina and Bridgette Tatum. Alaina was the first runner-up on American Idol’s tenth season last year, falling just short of winner Scotty McCreery. Train hit mainstream success in 1998 with their hit single “Meet Virginia.” Other hits include “Drops of Jupiter,” “Hey, Soul Sister,” and “Calling All Angels.” Their newest hit is “Drive By” off their latest album California 37.

The festival weekend wraps up on Sunday, Oct. 14 with Darius Rucker, Thompson Square, Brad Blackwell and The Farm.

Darius Rucker is riding high with the release of his sophomore country album, Charleston, SC 1966. Rucker’s success in country music has been recognized with awards from the Country Music Association, Academy of Country Music, Teen Choice Awards and several American Music Awards nominations.

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