IHEARTMEDIA AND AT&T BRING FANS NATIONWIDE
THE 2016 “IHEARTCOUNTRY FESTIVAL,” HOSTED BY
BOBBY BONES AND BROOKLYN DECKER
Florida Georgia Line, Brett Eldredge, Sam Hunt, Thomas Rhett, Cole Swindell, Miranda Lambert, Lee Brice, Chris Young, Keith Urban and Zac Brown Band to Perform Live
The iHeartCountry Festival to Air on AT&T AUDIENCE Network
on May 13 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
New York, N.Y. April 28, 2016 iHeartMedia announced today that in addition to Bobby Bones, actress and model Brooklyn Decker will co-host the 2016 iHeartCountry Festival, bringing together Country music’s biggest superstars all on one stage at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas on Saturday, April 30. This year’s incredible lineup will feature Florida Georgia Line, Brett Eldredge, Sam Hunt, Thomas Rhett, Cole Swindell, Miranda Lambert, Lee Brice, Chris Young, Keith Urban and Zac Brown Band as well as special guest appearances by Minka Kelly, Ashley Greene, The Bachelor’s Ben Higgins and Lauren Bushnell, American Idol’s Trent Harmon and more.
Saturday will kick off with the first ever Daytime Village at the iHeartCountry Festival from 3-6 p.m. CT at Frank Erwin Center’s North Box Office Plaza. The free daytime event will feature live performances by Bobby Bones and The Raging Idiots, Granger Smith, LoCash, Chris Lane and Maren Morris. The Daytime Village will also feature fan zones and interactive experiences by iHeartRadio’s brand partners.
The iHeartCountry Festival will video stream live exclusively on iHeartRadio.com/WatchATT on April 30 at 8 p.m. ET/ 7 p.m. CT. It will also broadcast live on iHeartMedia Country radio stations across the U.S. on Saturday, April 30 at 7 p.m. CT. The iHeartCountry Festival will air on the AT&T AUDIENCE Network on May 13 at 9 p.m. ET/PT via DIRECTV Ch 239 or U-verse Ch 1114.
iHeartMedia ran a six week long nationwide promotion, giving thousands of Country music fans nationwide the opportunity to win a trip to Austin, Texas for a one-of-a-kind experience at the iHeartCountry Festival. The promotion ran across more than 120 iHeartMedia Country radio stations as well as on iHeartRadio, the company’s all-in-one digital streaming platform.
The iHeartCountry Festival is an iHeartMedia Production. Proud partners of the iHeartCountry Festival include Aaron’s, Inc., AT&T, Firestone®, Flonase® Allergy Relief, Mountain Dew®, State Farm®, and Tito’s Handmade Vodka. For more information visit iHeartRadio.com/countryfestival.
With over a quarter of a billion monthly listeners in the U.S. and over 80 million social followers, iHeartMedia has the largest reach of any radio or television outlet in America. It serves over 150 markets through 858 owned radio stations, and the company’s radio stations and content can be heard on AM/FM, HD digital radio, satellite radio, on the Internet at iHeartRadio.com and on the company’s radio station websites, on the iHeartRadio mobile app, in enhanced auto dashes, on tablets and smartphones, and on gaming consoles.
iHeartRadio, iHeartMedia’s digital radio platform, is the No. 1 all-in-one digital audio service with over 800 million downloads; it reached its first 20 million registered users faster than any digital service in Internet history and reached 80 million users faster than any other radio or digital music service and even faster than Facebook. The company’s operations include radio broadcasting, online, mobile, digital and social media, live concerts and events, syndication, music research services and independent media representation. iHeartMedia is a division of iHeartMedia, Inc. (OTCBB: IHRT). Visit iHeartMedia.com for more company information.