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For Immediate Release:

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Winsted, Minnesota
March 28, 2023 - 11 A.M.

A new face and a new act are coming to the Berkon Outdoors Stage LIVE at the 7th Annual Land Castle Summer Extravaganza on September 15th, 202
3. An avid outdoor sports enthusiast from hunting to fishing, Cindy Jo will fit right in at Land Castle 2023.

Cindy-Jo Music has started the merge away from Dirt Road Dixie with a very exciting future ahead. Cindy-Jo Music, is a fast rising Minnesota-based band that was established in the return of lead powerhouse singer Cindy Jo from American Idol.

"This is an exciting opportunity for Land Castle to begin branching into new talent for our live music performances, and Cindy Jo brings some national exposure to the stage after her appearances on American Idol and The Voice." according to Land Castle's Event Director, Brandon Gatz. "She brings a great talent to our event and we can't wait to enjoy her music on Saturday during our vendor event."

Cindy Jo has only been in the music scene for a few years, but has also made a strong stamp in the industry. From American Idol to The Voice, Cindy-Jo has gained some great exposure along with knowledge, training and experience through her music journey. Often compared to Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert and Martina McBride, Cindy Jo creates her own sound and vibe to her music and performances . Cindy Jo has brought her music and talent all over the Midwest including Minnesota, Wisconsin, North and South Dakota, Iowa and Michigan and Nebraska.

Born and raised in Northern Minnesota and still resides with her family, Cindy Jo has opened for National acts such as David Lee Murphy, Dan and Shay, Craig Morgan, Sara Evans and many more as well as worked with many radio station and events. Releasing an original "Canoe" in July of 2016, and  "Pretty Ugly" following that which have played on local radio. Cindy-Jo is looking forward to a continuing, successful, fun and exciting future as just Cindy-Jo Music.

"It's going to be a great show for our attendees, so make sure to make your plans to come stay at Land Castle '23 for the whole weekend. We have multiple music acts playing again for us this year, along with our large vendor show, BBQ food from Big Bore BBQ in the Smokey Hills Pub." added Gatz.

Backed by talented and professional musicians, Cindy-Jo and her band create a show you don't want to miss and an atmosphere that you don't want to leave! With great harmonies, high energy, a rocking set list mixed with the drive to succeed , make sure to catch a show with Cindy-Jo in 2023 which brings a lot of new excitement with not only a new “solo” career, but also new promo, videos, new recording sessions, new merch and much more.

Tickets for the Saturday Outdoors Show and Cindy Jo performance are $10 at the gate or visitors can purchase a campsite package with all the details on our Tickets Page

Visit our tickets page now to purchase a day pass or a campsite package for the 7th Annual Land Castle Summer Extravaganza!

Updates will continue to come via the Land Castle Summer Extravaganza Facebook page and the website at


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