Photos: Bayou Country Superfest Fan Fest on Saturday

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Country fans Debbie Miles, left, and her daughter Leah Miles hold a sign showing that Canadians made the scene at the Bayou Country Superfest, at Saturday's Fan Fest held outside Tiger Stadium Saturday. They're from Moncton, New Brunswick.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Boot enthusiasts, left to right, Chase Wilkins of Central, his cousin Sydni Wilkins, Samantha Watson and Meagan Floyd, all from Lafayette, at the Bayou Country Superfest's Fan Fest, outside Tiger Stadium Saturday.

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  • Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- Gabrielle Kirchem, 15, left, and Breanon Dowe, 16, stay cool in front of a misting fan before their meet and greet with Gloriana on Saturday outside of LSU's Tiger Stadium before the start of Bayou Country Superfest.

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  • Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- Sarah Zito, left, laughs as Kasey Laird sprays her back with sunscreen on Saturday outside of LSU's Tiger Stadium before the start of Bayou Country Superfest.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- LSU Vet School PhD. student Rahul Dange, left, shoots a picture of his wife Deepmala and their daughter Vega, 2, as they use an umbrella to create some shade on the hot concrete at the Bayou Country Superfest's Fan Fest, outside Tiger Stadium Saturday. Deepmala is a postdoctoral researcher at Pennington Biomedical Research Center.

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  • Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- Eben van der Walt, left, and Taylor Tucker take a selfie with a cutout of Eric Church on Saturday outside of LSU's Tiger Stadium before the start of Bayou Country Superfest.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- From left to right, 'Gloriana' band members Tom Gossin, Mike Gossin and Rachel Reinert talk with Niles, Michigan's Sharon Tyler and Denny Grosse, after the two got autographs on a baseball and bandana, during a 'meet and greet' between performers and fans at the Bayou Country Superfest's Fan Fest, outside Tiger Stadium Saturday.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Ville Platte's Haley Soileau cools off next to a misting fan, as the sun heats up the concrete near the stage at the Bayou Country Superfest's Fan Fest, as Christian Serpas and Ghost Town play, background, outside Tiger Stadium Saturday.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Amite County, Mississippi residents, left to right, Diane Welch, her daughter Bridgette, 13, son Blake and husband Wendell bought four last-minute tickets to the Bayou Country Superfest, after learning he and his son, both of whom work offshore, would share a rare weekend off together.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Helen Rayon, left, of Devers, Texas, and her sister Kristine Brown, right, of Sour Lake, Texas pose as their daughters shoot pictures of them with cutout figures of country stars Luke Bryan and Jason Aldean (right) at the Bayou Country Superfest's Fan Fest, outside Tiger Stadium Saturday.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Christian Serpas & Ghost Town members, left to right, George Neyrey, Don Williams, Christian Serpas and Jeff Oteri jam at the New Orleans group's gig at Bayou Country Superfest's Fan Fest, Saturday outside Tiger Stadium.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Mandeville native Courtney Cole laughs during a spirited performance at the Bayou Country Superfest's Fan Fest, outside Tiger Stadium Saturday.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Mandeville native Courtney Cole plays during her performance at the Bayou Country Superfest's Fan Fest, outside Tiger Stadium Saturday.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Mandeville native Courtney Cole performs at the Bayou Country Superfest's Fan Fest, outside Tiger Stadium Saturday.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Jeramy Faul of Opelousas carries his daughter Kaybri at Fan Fest, outside Bayou Country Superfest Saturday.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Sentimental boot, at the Bayou Country Superfest's Fan Fest, outside Tiger Stadium Saturday.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- A cutout figure of country star Jason Aldean gets a visit from Melyse Cobb of Baton Rouge, during a photo opportunity at the Bayou Country Superfest's Fan Fest outside Tiger Stadium Saturday.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Hammond's Lauren St. Romain fans herself and sips a cold beverage to try to beat the heat at the Bayou Country Superfest's Fan Fest, outside Tiger Stadium Saturday.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Alyssa Navarro, 14, of Mandevillegets a Kona Ice to beat the heat, at the Bayou Country Superfest's Fan Fest, outside Tiger Stadium Saturday.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Katie Cantrelle, left, of Lake Arthur and Brittany Hardy of Lake Charles find a little shade created by the Kona Ice trailer, as the concrete heats up Saturday afternoon in the Fan Fest area at Bayou Country Superfest.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Ranata Angelette, left, checks the size of a shirt supporting popular performer Luke Bryan, as she and Hannah Callais visit the T-shirt sales trailer at the Bayou Country Superfest's Fan Fest, outside Tiger Stadium Saturday. They're from Cutoff, La.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Fans play a game on the outskirts of the Bayou Country Superfest's Fan Fest, outside Tiger Stadium Saturday.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Fans to a band at the Bayou Country Superfest's Fan Fest, outside Tiger Stadium Saturday.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- From left to right, Breanon Dowe, 17, of Denver, Colorado, Lauren Fontenot, 18, of Lafayette, Hunter Hayes and Gabrielle Kirchem, 16, of Chalmette pose for a quick souvenir photo with the country singer at his 'meet-and-greet' with fans, Sunday at the Bayou Country Superfest's Fan Fest outside Tiger Stadium.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Still overcome with emotion moments after meeting country singer Hunter Hayes, Lafayette's Lauren Fontenot, 18, left, Gabrielle Kirchem, 16, center, of Chalmette, and Breanon Dowe, 17, right, of Denver Colorado wipe away tears, Sunday at the Bayou Country Superfest's Fan Fest outside Tiger Stadium.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Alyssa Porche, 11, of Norco and her mother Suzanne Porche, right, check the fit of Alyssa's new Hunter Hayes shirt, Sunday at the Bayou Country Superfest's Fan Fest outside Tiger Stadium.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- From left to right, Hunter Hayes fans Maryann Thornbill, Lauren Fontenot, 18, Breanon Dowe, 17, a jumping Gabrielle Kirchem, 16, Cameron Louque, 14, Makenzie McGuire, 14 and Cameron's mom Brandi Louque react as Hayes walks into sight, for the country singer 'meet-and-greet' with fans Sunday at the Bayou Country Superfest's Fan Fest, outside Tiger Stadium.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Fans of singer Hunter Hayes were already lined up here, over three hours early, to be some of the first for his 4:40 p.m. 'meet-and-greet' Sunday at the Bayou Country Superfest's Fan Fest, outside Tiger Stadium. The line only got longer as the day progressed.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Hunter Hayes fan Katherine Landry, 16, of Brusly sizes up her new Hunter Hayes shirt, just bought from vendor Jake Stover, right, Sunday at the Bayou Country Superfest's Fan Fest outside Tiger Stadium.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Hunter Hayes fan Lauren Fontenot, 18, of Lafayette points at the fifth grade photo of Hayes, in their 2002 St. Genevieve School yearbook, as she waits in line to see him at his meet-n-greet Sunday at the Bayou Country Superfest's Fan Fest outside Tiger Stadium. She was in the first grade at the time, she said. Hayes is second from lower left.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- First and second in line to meet country singer Hunter Hayes, Nashville's Mallorie Kooi, left, and Slidell's Kayla Loupe, right, had never met before Sunday, but became Facebook friends at the Bayou Country Superfest Fan Fest outside Tiger Stadium. Loupe, who has met Hayes 13 times, hopes to properly introduce him to Mallorie, who had never met him before Sunday, when she visits Nashville, as Loupe said she knows family members of Hayes'.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Country singer Daniel Ramos, who is changing his stage name after Sunday to Daniel Ryan, using his middle name, sings a slow song, Sunday at the Bayou Country Superfest's Fan Fest outside Tiger Stadium.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Country singer Daniel Ramos, who is changing his stage name after Sunday to Daniel Ryan, using his middle name, belts out a song Sunday at the Bayou Country Superfest's Fan Fest outside Tiger Stadium.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Todd O'Neill, right, of the Todd O'Neill Band, plays some air guitar, while bandmate Seth LeCoq, left, works on the real thing, Sunday at the Bayou Country Superfest's Fan Fest outside Tiger Stadium.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Todd O'Neill, a hometown boy from Hammond, sings to fans with his Todd O'Neill Band, Sunday at the Bayou Country Superfest's Fan Fest, outside Tiger Stadium.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Hammond's Todd O'Neill gives a shout-out to Southern girls, just before his Todd O'Neill Band launched into a song about them, Sunday at the Bayou Country Superfest's Fan Fest outside Tiger Stadium.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Fans show their appreciation at the end of a song by the Todd O'Neill Band, Sunday at the Bayou Country Superfest's Fan Fest outside Tiger Stadium.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- A fan toasts the Todd O'Neill Band, after the band finished a song in its performance Sunday at the Bayou Country Superfest's Fan Fest outside Tiger Stadium.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Fans rest in the midday heat Sunday at the Bayou Country Superfest's Fan Fest outside Tiger Stadium.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Fans use the shade of a tree next to Tiger Stadium to get an early start on beating the heat, Sunday at the Bayou Country Superfest's Fan Fest.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Country singer Hunter Hayes wears a smile, after popping into view of fans to start his meet-and-greet, Sunday at the Bayou Country Superfest's Fan Fest outside Tiger Stadium. A fan inside an event organizer's trailer can't resist talking a picture, too, right.