Another country concert has been added to the growing lineup at Lakeview in Syracuse.

Get ready to get a little sideways. Dierks Bentley is bringing his 'Gravel and Gold' tour to the Empower Federal Credit Union Amphitheater this summer.

Read More: Win Dierks Bentley Tickets Before They Go on Sale

Who: Dierks Bentley with Chase Rice & Randy Rogers Band
When: Friday, August 16 at 7 PM
Where: Empower Federal Credit Union Amphitheater at Lakeview

Tickets go on sale Friday, August 16 at 10 AM at Ticketmaster.com.

Dierks Bentley in Syracuse
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Grab Your Rowdy Friends

Grab all your rowdy friends. Hank Williams Jr will be at Lakeview in Syracuse next summer, joining the growing list of stars performing at the Empower Federal Credit Union Amphitheater to get you into a "Country State of Mind."

Who: Hank Williams Jr with Whiskey Myers
When: Saturday, August 24 at 7 PM
Where: Empower Federal Credit Union Amphitheater at Lakeview

Credit - David McClister
Credit - David McClister
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Jason Aldean Throwing Lakeview Party

Jason Aldean is throwing a Lakeview party in Syracuse. He's bringing his 'Highway Desperado' tour to the newly named Empower Federal Credit Union Amphitheater. Hailey Whitters, Chase Matthew, Austin Snell, and Dee Jay Silver will be along for the ride.

Who: Jason Aldean
When: Thursday, July 11 at 7 PM
Where: Empower Federal Credit Union Amphitheater at Lakeview

Credit - Kayla Krauss
Credit - Kayla Krauss
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Lainey Wilson at Lakeview

Grab your 'Watermelon Moonshine' and learn all the 'Things a Man Outta Know' when Lainey Wilson comes to Lakeview.

One of the biggest stars in country music is returning to Syracuse, where she broke an attendance record at the New York State Fair this past summer with over 53,000 fans. That's more than any concert at the Dome too.

Read More: Lainey Wilson Blows NYS Fair Attendance Record Out of Water

Who: Lainey Wilson with Ian Munsick and Zach Top
When: Friday, June 21 at 7 PM
Where: Empower Federal Credit Union Amphitheater at Lakeview

Credit - The Great New York State Fair via Facebook
Credit - The Great New York State Fair via Facebook
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Jordan Davis at Lakeview

'Take It From Me'... you'll want to see Jordan Davis when he comes to Syracuse, the first Lakeview concert announced for 2024.

The 2024 Damn Good Time Tour will stop at Lakeview and Mitchell Tenpenny and Ashley Cooke will be along for the ride.

Who: Jordan Davis, Mitchell Tenpenny, Ashley Cooke
When: Thursday, July 18 at 7 PM
Where: Empower Federal Credit Union Amphitheater

Read More: Jordan Davis Makes 4 Stops in New York

Credit - Live Nation
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Lakeview Concert Tickets

Tickets for all shows are available at Tickemaster.com.

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11 Country Stars Who Don't Write Their Own Songs + 1 You'll Be Shocked to Learn Does

If you think a country singer needs to write their own songs to be a legitimate artist, take this short quiz:

Which of the following five hitmakers is also an established songwriter: Luke Bryan, Reba McEntire, Randy Travis, Blake Shelton, Alan Jackson?

Just two of those names make this list of 11 country stars who don't write their own songs, and one you'll be surprised to learn does. It's a list that includes four Country Music Hall of Fame inductees and at least two others sure to get in soon. The takeaway is that great singers are great storytellers, especially when they're telling someone else's story.

Gallery Credit: Billy Dukes

The Top 40 Country Songs of 2023, Ranked

The best country songs of 2023 fit snugly over your life and experiences. Each is written from personal experiences, but somehow, translate as if they were custom to each of us.

We've loved, we've longed, we've lost and we've cut loose in the country.

Airplay charts, sales data and streaming numbers helped make this list of country music's Top 40 songs of 2023, but staff and Taste of Country reader opinion were most influential. Songs included on previous Top Country Songs lists were not eligible. A song may have been released in 2022, but it had to have the majority of recorded airplay or impact this year to count.

Gallery Credit: Billy Dukes

Most Popular Country Album From the Year You Were Born

Find out which country singer dominated on this list of the most popular albums from the year you were born or graduated high school.

This list is based on sales date from the Soundscan era (1991 to 2022) and total weeks spent atop Billboard's Hot Country Albums chart (1964-1990).

In 1999, Shania Twain's Come on Over album became the first to top the year-end chart in back-to-back years, but that feat has been done four times since, most recently in 2022. Which country album defined your childhood? Scroll down to find out.

Gallery Credit: Billy Dukes

The 30 Most Controversial Songs in Country, Ranked

Country singers have a long history of stirring it up. Here are 30 of the most controversial country songs, ranked from least to most controversial.

Find controversial hits from Loretta Lynn, Tim McGraw, Merle Haggard, Tanya Tucker, Carrie Underwood and more.

Gallery Credit: Billy Dukes

9 Country Stars Who Grew Up Rich

The son of a rock star, the daughter of a famous actor, a son of a car dealer and two wealth managers' kids are among the country artists listed below. These nine country stars grew up rich, but that doesn't mean they didn't work hard to get where they are today.

Gallery Credit: Billy Dukes

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