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Willie Bayuk of Bergseth Bros. Distribution in Fargo loads cases of beer into Seven Sisters Spirits south of Detroit Lakes Tuesday morning. The liquor store stocks up on beer for the festival being just a few miles south of Soo Pass Ranch and WE Fest. DL NEWSPAPERS/Brian Basham

Beer? Crowds? Yep, it's WE Fest!

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It’s almost here.

Detroit Lakes’ biggest party of the summer, the country music extravaganza known as WE Fest, officially gets underway Thursday, and organizers say it’s already shaping up to be a record-breaker.


“This is going to be a record year,” says John Gourley, chief marketing officer for the company that operates WE Fest, Festivals And Concert Events (FACE) Inc.

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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
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