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Big and Rich took the main stage at WE Fest on Thursday night, Aug. 1, 2013, in Detroit Lakes, Minn. Brian Basham / Forum News Service

Three-day WE Fest opens with a bang

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By John Lamb / Forum News Service

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – WE Fest is a whole lot of country and a whole lot of rock ’n roll.


That was the case Thursday night as the three-day festival opened with a bang.

After an explosive show in 2012, Eric Church returned for his first headlining set. He showed he was worth the prime slot.

The singer/guitarist opened with a heavy version of “Creepin,” and a light and fog show to rival most hard rock bands.

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