Jubilee CityFest adds two more acts - WSFA.com Montgomery Alabama news.

Jubilee CityFest adds two more acts

MONTGOMERY, AL., -- Jubilee CityFest, Alabama's premier music festival is excited to announce Alternative Rock Band Red Jump Suit Apparatus will open for Hinder on Friday, May 22, 2009 on the Regions Bank/AT&T stage. Also, country group The Lost Trailers will open for Darius Rucker on the Colonial Bank/Hyundai Motor Manufacturing of Alabama stage on Saturday, May 23, 2009. Jubilee CityFest, Alabama's longest running family and music festival, is scheduled for May 22-23, 2009 in downtown Montgomery.

Red Jump Suit Apparatus, formed in 2003 in Jacksonville, Fla. is comprised of Ronnie Winter, Duke Kitchens, Joes Westwood and Jon Wilkes. They released their first major label album "Don't You Fake It" in July 2006. The album contained popular songs such as Your Guardian Angel, False Pretense and In Fate's Hands.

In May 2007, Red Jump Suit Apparatus performed a charitable concert in Fort Rucker, AL to benefit the rebuilding of Enterprise High School that was destroyed by a tornado on March 1, 2007.  The popular song Your Guardian Angel is dedicated to the eight student who lost their lived in the accident.

On February 3, 2009, Red Jump Suit Apparatus released their second album "Lonely Road". It debuted at #14 on the Billboard 200. The first single released from the new album was Pen and Paper. Since then, the album has released other popular singles are You Better Pray and Represent.

The Lost Trailers, were established in 2000 in Atlanta, Ga. and is comprised of Ryder Lee, lead vocals; Manny Medina, bass guitar; Andrew Nielson, keyboards; Stokes Nielson, lead guitar and vocals; and Jeff Potter, drums.

The Lost Trailers were recently named Media Base's "Most Played New Country Group of 2008". The group also received two Academy of Country Music nominations for Top Vocal Group and Top New Vocal Duo or Group.

In early 2008, The Lost Trailers released their single Holler Back. This was the first Top 40 country hit for the group when it ranked on the country charts. "Holler Back" is also the title track from their fifth studio album released on August 26, 2008. When the album launched, it debuted at #5 on the Billboard Country sales charts and the title track reached #9 on the Country Billboard chart in October 2008.  Also in October, the group released its second single from the "Holler Back" album, How ‘bout You Don't. It is currently at #22 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart.

Be sure to vacation Memorial Day weekend with family and friends at Jubilee CityFest May 22 and 23 in Montgomery. To order your Jump Start Weekend tickets or reserved seating for this performance and to keep up with the news and updates on the festival, visit our new and improved website at www.jubileecityfest.org.

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