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Dixie Chicks to Headline Canadian Festival

Country trio will make rare live appearance at Craven Country Jamboree

Dixie Chicks at the 2007 Grammy Awards
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December 26, 2012 12:40 PM ET

The Dixie Chicks will make an increasingly rare live appearance next summer, headlining Canada's Craven Country Jamboree. The country trio will replace Lady Antebellum, who have canceled upcoming tour dates around singer Hillary Scott's pregnancy. The Dixie Chicks last hit the road in 2010 for a tour with the Eagles, and they played a show for wildfire relief in Texas in October 2011.

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The Craven Country Jamboree, set for July 11th through 14th, also features Kenny Chesney, Tim McGraw, Scotty McCreery and more. For more information, visit the festival's website.

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