John Michael Montgomery is inviting you to his home state to hear some great country music. The singer will host the two-day Country-Fest 2012 in Winchester, Ky., on Sept. 28 and 29. He'll be joined by performers Trace Adkins, Thompson Square, Gloriana, the Lost Trailers, Thomas Rhett, Exile and the Swon Brothers.

In addition to musical performances, fans will enjoy an assortment of arts and crafts, family activities, food and more. A portion of the proceeds from the event will benefit various non-profit and charitable organizations in central Kentucky communities.

Advance tickets are $30 for a single day or $50 for the weekend, and may be purchased at the Kentucky Music Hall of Fame or here. Tickets may also be purchased at the gate for $40 per day or $60 for the weekend. Children ages 10 and under, as well as active military with an ID, are admitted for free.