39th Annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree

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(Iowa 80 photo)
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The 39th Annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree kicks off this week at The World’s Largest Truckstop.

The 2018 Walcott Truckers Jamboree will feature a Super Truck Beauty Contest, Antique Truck Display; Iowa pork chop cookout; over 150 exhibits, Trucker Olympics; carnival games; two fireworks displays, a 100th birthday party for Iowa 80 Trucking Museum’s 1918 Independent (built in Davenport, IA) plenty of live concerts and lots of fun for the whole family! “There will be fun for everyone! Trucks, games, music, food, fireworks and more,” says Heather DeBaillie, Marketing Manager. “We are proud to celebrate America’s Truckers for the important job they do in keeping America rolling.”

On July 12th attendees will enjoy a performance by Logan Mize who broke onto the country scene with his single El Camino. “We are thrilled to be able to have Logan Mize perform this year. He’ll be performing some of the songs off his new album Come Back Road,” says DeBaillie. Local favorite Dani Lynn Howe and Band will open for Logan Mize at 5:00 PM.

Friday, July 13th will feature southern rock sounds of the Grammy and CMA winning group The Kentucky Headhunters. They are best known for their hits O Lonesome Me, Walk Softly on this Heart of Mine, Dumas Walker and so many more. DeBaillie says, “The Kentucky Headhunters’ energy doesn’t stop. It will be a fun night for sure.” North of 40 will open at 5:30 PM.

Saturday, July 14th attendees can enjoy the musical talents of country up and comer Eric Chesser. He will perform on the main stage from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm.

Admission and parking to the event and all concerts is FREE! Shuttles will be provided from the parking area to the event grounds.

The 39th Annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree, is being held July 12-14, 2018 at Iowa 80 Truckstop, I-80 Exit 284, Walcott, Iowa. The most up to date information can be found at www.truckersjamboree.com