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Country Stars To Shine at Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam

by S. Lynne on June 16th, 2020

Crowd around the main stage at Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam in Panama City Beach

PEPSI GULF COAST JAM has rescheduled its Labor Day Weekend concerts until March 26 – 28, 2021. Tickets already purchased will be honored for the spring event, and the lineup – including headliners Lynyrd Skynyrd, Brad Paisley, and Luke Bryan, will remain the same. There will also be a fall concert event in 2021.

Some of country music’s brightest stars will have an opportunity to shine at the upcoming Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam. First held in 2013, the festival has quickly become a Panama City Beach tradition. Past events have featured such familiar names as Tim McGraw, Carrie Underwood, Eric Church, and Florida Georgia Line.

Headliners for this year’s show – scheduled for Labor Day Weekend, September 4 through 6, are Luke Bryan, Brad Paisley, and Lynyrd Skynyrd. Bryan, whose first nine albums included 23 number-one hits, has sold more than seven million albums world-wide. He was named 2013 Entertainer of the Year by both the Academy of Country Music Awards and the Country Music Association. All of singer//songwriter Paisley’s eleven studio albums have been certified Gold or higher by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). Originally formed in Jacksonville, Florida, in 1964, Lynyrd Skynyrd is probably best known for the iconic song, “Sweet Home Alabama.”

A popular performer at past GCJs, Brad Paisley returns as a 2020 headliner.Country singer Jason Aldean at Gulf Coast Jam

Also part of the 2020 line-up are Cody Jinks, Cole Swindell, Brothers Osborne, Joe Nichols, Billy Ray Cyrus, Riley Green, Lindsay Ell, Jordan Davis, Walker Hayes, Jon Langston, Tenille Townes, Ryan Hurd, CJ Solar, Shy Carter, Shelly Fairchild, Frank Ray, and Alex Hall.

The main stage for Gulf Coast Jam is at Frank Brown Park. The gates will open daily at 2 p.m., with shows starting at 2:30 and ending at midnight. There is no seating, but fans are welcome to bring their own portable folding lawn chairs. There is a handicapped-accessible viewing area, and festival personnel with golf carts will be available to transport those who need assistance. Shuttle service will be running all three days of the festival A limited amount of onsite parking is available. Cost for all three days is $50 for General and $75 for close-to-the-gate Platinum (already sold out).

Tickets and Lodging for Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam

The at-the-gate cost of a three-day general admission pass for Gulf Coast Jam will be $239; prices are lower if you buy your tickets in advance (the cost was $159.00 per person for a three-day pass at the time our blog was published). Active/retired military and their families pay $129 per person for a three-day pass. First responders and medical personnel also pay $129 for a three-day pass. Single-day tickets are not available for the festival. VIP Pit tickets, which grant access to an exclusive area in front of the main stage, an exclusive entry line, and other perks, cost $459 per person in advance, $529 at the gate. You’ll also have access to a viewing area near the stage when you buy a Preferred Lodging Package, which includes tickets and accommodations at one of the event’s Preferred Lodging Partners. For more information about other ticket plans and to order tickets, click here. Visit our Panama City Beach vacation rentals to find hotels, condos, and beach houses.

Country singer Luke Bryan will perform at Gulf Coast Jam 2017

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Crowd-pleasing favorite Luke Bryan closed out a past GCJ with a record-breaking crowd.

Gulf Coast Jam 2020 poster

One Comment
  1. Kate permalink

    This should be a good time!

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