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Gin Blossoms to headline Dogwood Festival

Posted February 19, 2010 3:39 p.m. EST

— Alternative rock band Gin Blossoms won a public vote to headline the April 24 concert at the 2010 Dogwood Festival, officials said Friday.

The group's hits include "Hey Jealousy," "Found Out About You" and "Follow You Down."

Organizers allowed the public for the first time to select the performer for the Saturday night concert during the annual spring festival. The other groups on the ballot were Night Ranger or KC and the Sunshine Band.

Country singer Joe Nichols will headline the opening night concert. He is known for No. 1 hits "Brokenheartsville" and "Tequila Makes Her Clothes Fall Off."

The Dogwood Festival is scheduled for April 23-25 in downtown Fayetteville and Festival Park.