Country music star Scotty McCreery will be the headliner for the Winterville Watermelon Festival's Watermelon Jam concert on Aug. 25.

 McCreery, a native of North Carolina, is the winner of American Idol Season 10.

 His hits include “I Love You This Big,” “Five More Minutes” and the recently released "This Is It."

 Also taking the stage for the Watermelon Jam will be Chase Bryant, one of the most celebrated new artists in country music today, whose hits include "Little Bit of You" and "Take It On Back;" SmithField, a country duo whose stunning harmonies are apparent on their current single "When You're Gone;" and rising country star Justin West. 

 Tickets are $10 in advance. They go on sale April 1 at www.watermelonfest.com.

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