The Great American Summer highlighting the 2013 season
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PIGEON FORGE —Fresh off a fourth consecutive Golden Ticket Award for Best Shows, Dollywood announces new shows, festival headliners, a fireworks finale and summer-long celebration that span the 2013 season (www.DollywoodNewin2013.com).

"Of course I'm really proud of our four Golden Ticket Awards for Best Shows," Dolly Parton said. "Who wouldn't be? But I truly want to celebrate and share this great honor with our guests all season long in 2013 with all kinds of new entertainment and incredible shows from the stage all the way into the sky!"

The Great American Country Show

Country music takes the spotlight as Dollywood presents an all-new Great American Country Show in DP's

Celebrity Theatre May 10 through Oct. 26. GACTV and Dollywood join forces to present today's most popular country music live on stage. GAC's leading on-air personalities appear in the show via video presentations. Each 40-minute show, performed by six singers and backed by a six-piece band, also features a special appearance by one of country music's legendary performers.

The Great American Summer

Beginning June 22, Dollywood celebrates The Great American Summer with six weeks of extended park operating hours from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Each day begins with a live performance of the national anthem sung during a flag raising ceremony.

At night, a daily fireworks extravaganza entitled Dolly's Nights of Many

Colors paints the evening sky with an explosive, colorful display synchronized to music. The Great American Summer continues through Aug. 4.