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UPDATE: Carrie Underwood, Eric Church among 2019 Cavendish Beach festival performers

Carrie Underwood.
Carrie Underwood. - Wikimedia Commons

Carrie Underwood, Eric Church, Russell Dickerson and CAM are the first performers announced for the 2019 Cavendish Beach Music Festival.

Tickets for the 2019 edition of the country music festival weekend will go on sale Friday, Nov. 16.

Going into its 11th year, the festival, which will July 5-7, is the largest multi-day music event in Atlantic Canada and will feature more than 40 performances across three stages.

Underwood was the fourth winner of American Idol in 2005 and has gone on to win seven Grammys and sell more than 64 million records worldwide.

Her debut album, “Some Hearts”, was released that same year and featured the hits “Jesus, Take the Wheel” and “Before He Cheats.” The album became the best-selling solo female debut in country music history. The album earned Underwood three Grammys, including a nod for best new artist.

Her latest album, “Cry Pretty”, was released this year.

TV fans may also know Underwood for her acting abilities, including the role of Maria von Trapp in NBC's three-hour live broadcast of “The Sound of Music”.

Church has released six studio albums since 2005 and is the author of six No. 1 singles, including "Drink in My Hand", "Springsteen", "The Only Way I Know", "Talladega" and "Give Me Back My Hometown".

He also has reached No. 1 hit with Keith Urban in May 2015 with the single "Raise 'Em Up".

Church released his latest album, “Desperate Man”, in October.

For more information, visit Cavendishbeachmusic.com. Tickets will be available Nov. 16 through Eventbrite.

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