WATCH: Buckle Up — The Best Little Country Music Festival in the Midwest

Paula Froelich
Editor at Large
July 19, 2014

Thousands braved the pouring rain in Cincinnati, Ohio, Friday night to show their country spirit at the Buckle Up Festival on the banks of the Ohio River. 

Despite the mud, rain and cold, Jamey Johnson, the Eli Young Band and the evening’s headliner, Alabama played to packed crowds at Cincinnati’s Sawyer Point park. 

The rest of this weekend’s line up includes Willie Nelson, Allison Krauss, Emmylou Harris, Jamey Johnson, The Band Perry and Kristian Bush. 

If you missed it, or couldn’t get tickets in time, don’t worry - we captured the fun for you:

Jamey Johnson jamming out on Stage.

Below: Our new friend, Shark Girl.

“Beer Cheese.” It’s surprisingly delicious.

Wingalings: The best wings and pulled pork around. 

Honey, it ain’t ours either!

The best rain hat in the world is made of old beer cases.

If you’re in the area — come on down and meet up with us… Yahoo Travel will be there all weekend! 

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