2017 Entertainment

mullet festival niceville fl

The Boggy Bayou Mullet Festival may take place in a small town, however, it is the home of big name entertainment! Some of the biggest names in Country music, and more than a few rock and pop legends, have graced the festival’s main stage over its 40-year history.




chris janson nicevilleChris Janson comes to town on Friday, October 20.  Janson’s career took off with his breakthrough hit “Buy Me a Boat.”  The Missouri native followed that up with “Power of Positive Drinkin’” and the romantic ballad “Holdin’ Her.”  This summer he has another smash hit on his hands with “Fix a Drink.”  The release of his sophomore album, “Everybody,” is set for September 22.


frankie ballard niceville
Frankie Ballard will take the stage Saturday, October 21.  Ballard has hit the top of the charts with “Helluva Life,” “Sunshine & Whiskey” and “Young & Crazy.”  2016 saw the release of “It All Started with a Beer,” the first single from his critically acclaimed album “El Rio.”   His current single, a cover of Bob Seger’s “You’ll Accomp’ny Me,” turns up the volume on a great classic rock track.


tanya tucker niceville
Closing out the festival on Sunday, October 22nd is a defining voice of country music, the legendary Tanya Tucker.  She recorded her debut single, “Delta Dawn,” at the age of 13.  In 2016, Tucker was presented the Pioneer Award by the Academy of Country Music.  The sure-fire future Hall of Famer’s hits include “Some Kind of Trouble,” “It’s a Little Too Late,” “If Your Heart Ain’t Busy Tonight,” “Down to My Last Teardrop,” “Strong Enough to Bend,” “Two Sparrows in a Hurricane” and many more!


the molly ringwalds niceville
Experience the 80s on Friday night with the Molly Ringwalds. Hailing from Sheffield, England, this legendary quintet has been able to combine their individual and very formidable talents to create the true essence of the most radical decade to ever be called “The 80’s.” The Molly Ringwalds create an 80’s Experience by honing their abilities to apply make-up and tease their hair while showcasing all the musical genres of the decade.