Colt Ford to return to fairgrounds

Published 11:38 am Friday, March 1, 2013

COURTLAND—Country musician Colt Ford will return to Western Tidewater for a concert at 8:30 p.m. Saturday, April 27, at the Southampton County Fairgrounds in Courtland.

The Athens, Ga., musician’s new album “Declaration of Independence” peaked at No. 5 on the Billboard Top 200 on Nov. 10 after being released in August. Ford performed at the 2011 county fair before 5,000 to 6,000 people.

Gates for the concert presented by the Franklin Southampton County Fair will open at 6:30 p.m. The $20 ticket includes admission to a mud bog that will start at 1:30.

Registration for the mud bog is from noon to 1.

Tickets can be purchased online at, or at