CAT Country 96 Welcomes Brantley Gilbert to Musikfest

Hard rocking “bad boy” of country music Brantley Gilbert comes to Musikfest for a headlining performance at the Sands Steel Stage Fri., Aug. 10, 7 p.m. Tickets are $54-$79 at www.musikfest.org and 610-332-3378.

Starting as a songwriter in Nashville, Gilbert launched his singing career in 2009 with the album “Modern Day Prodigal Son.” In 2011 he joined forces with all-star country producer Dann Huff to release “Halfway to Heaven” featuring singles, “Country Must Be Country Wide” and “You Don’t Know Her Like I Do,” which both went to number one on Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart. As part of his tour that year, Gilbert played Musikfest’s Plaza Tropical.