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Dauphin's Countryfest 2014

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Country fans invade Dauphin this weekend for the annual festival. Concert-goers were treated to some erratic weather as they enjoyed the music and atmosphere of this notoriously raucous festival.

  • Campers fill the fields behind the stage. The festival expanded its camping area to 4,300 spaces this year.

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    Campers fill the fields behind the stage. The festival expanded its camping area to 4,300 spaces this year.

  • Friday afternoon party in the campground. This group brought a sign stating their name as

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    Friday afternoon party in the campground. This group brought a sign stating their name as "Team Gong Show."

  • Performer Lisa Brokop on stage Friday afternoon.

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    Performer Lisa Brokop on stage Friday afternoon.

  • Rain hits the festival Friday evening.

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    Rain hits the festival Friday evening.

  • Fans rock on through the rain during Lee Brice Friday evening.

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    Fans rock on through the rain during Lee Brice Friday evening.

  • Fans brave more rain on Friday evening.

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    Fans brave more rain on Friday evening.

  • Lee Brice interacting with his fans.

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    Lee Brice interacting with his fans.

  • Fans shake off the wet weather and are all smiles later Friday evening.

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    Fans shake off the wet weather and are all smiles later Friday evening.

  • An aerial view of the festival site taken during a chopper ride from Gimli-based Prairie Helicopters.

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    An aerial view of the festival site taken during a chopper ride from Gimli-based Prairie Helicopters.

  • The Band Perry performs as Friday night's headliner, despite the rain.

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    The Band Perry performs as Friday night's headliner, despite the rain.

  • A festival sideshow entertainer juggles fire late Friday night.

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    A festival sideshow entertainer juggles fire late Friday night.

  • Some festivalgoers horse around on Saturday.

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    Some festivalgoers horse around on Saturday.

  • Festival goers killed some time during a rainy Saturday afternoon by drinking. Here are a few empties.

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    Festival goers killed some time during a rainy Saturday afternoon by drinking. Here are a few empties.

  • This giant game of flip cup was by far the largest drinking game spotted in the campground.

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    This giant game of flip cup was by far the largest drinking game spotted in the campground.

  • Dedicated, wet fans watch Dallas Smith performs second last Saturday night.

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    Dedicated, wet fans watch Dallas Smith performs second last Saturday night.

  • Dedicated, wet fans watch Dallas Smith performs second last Saturday night.

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    Dedicated, wet fans watch Dallas Smith performs second last Saturday night.

  • Blake Shelton performs as the festival's Saturday night headliner.

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    Blake Shelton performs as the festival's Saturday night headliner.

  • Blake Shelton gives the Countryfest crowd what they like.

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    Blake Shelton gives the Countryfest crowd what they like.

  • Blake Shelton headlines Saturday night at Dauphin's Countryfest. The festival wraps up Sunday.

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    Blake Shelton headlines Saturday night at Dauphin's Countryfest. The festival wraps up Sunday.

  • Blake Shelton's fans pack the stands to see the country singer perform Saturday night at Dauphin's Countryfest.

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    Blake Shelton's fans pack the stands to see the country singer perform Saturday night at Dauphin's Countryfest.

  • Some festival goes make the best of the rainy conditions on the final day of Countryfest, Sunday June 29, 2014

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    Some festival goes make the best of the rainy conditions on the final day of Countryfest, Sunday June 29, 2014

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