Grab your boots and hat and prepare to scootin' boogie. The Taste of Country Music Festival is right around the corner and here's how to get there.

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If you're anything like me and don't get out much- let alone, the state of Maine, then when I say the fest will be at Hunter Mountain in Hunter, NY- you may be like 'Whaaaaat, where's that at?' Just follow the handy-dandy map above, provided by the lovely folks at Google and you shall see.

The Taste of Country Music Festival is set for June 13th - 15th, 2013.

Here's a survival check list of what to bring and what not bring on your trek.

What To Bring

  • Sunscreen
  • Blanket to sit on
  • Small folding chair (beware of “No Chair Zone” in front of the stage!)
  • Hat
  • Rain gear (yep, sometimes it rains!)
  • Ear plugs (yep, sometime we ROCK OUT!)
  • Empty plastic water bottle
  • Camera (no professional photo equipment, please)
  • Bug spray
  • Positive attitude!

What To Leave At Home

  • Illegal substances of any kind (including Nitrous Oxide)
  • Glass bottles
  • Bicycles/scooters/go-carts/ATVs
  • Weapons of any kind
  • Aerosol sprays
  • Fireworks
  • Pets
  • Kegs/beer balls
  • More beer than for reasonable personal consumption (i.e. no more than 1 case of beer per person)
  • Liquid fuel for stoves/grills/laterns (we only allow propane)

If you’re camping, don’t forget…

  • Tent
  • Tarp
  • Flag/Balloon to identify your site
  • Chairs
  • Toilet paper
  • Small luggage lock for your tent
  • Coolers (please keep in mind that outside beverages and food are not allowed outside of the campgrounds into the main concert field)
  • Small propane cooking stove (please leave the charcoal grills at home, no open fires, folks!)
  • Soap/Towels (there will be free showers for all campers!)

Not allowed in the concert field:

  • Pop up tents
  • Umbrellas
  • Outside food
  • Camelbacks
  • Coolers or beverages of any kind (one sealed bottle of water is okay!)