IHEARTMEDIA ANNOUNCES THE DAYTIME VILLAGE AT THE IHEARTCOUNTRY FESTIVAL FEATURING BOBBY BONES AND THE RAGING IDIOTS, GRANGER SMITH, LOCASH, CHRIS LANE AND MAREN MORRIS
America¹s Top Country On Air Personality Bobby Bones to Host the iHeartCountry Festival Featuring Performances by Florida Georgia Line, Brett Eldredge, Sam Hunt, Thomas Rhett, Cole Swindell, Miranda Lambert, Lee Brice, Chris Young, Keith Urban and Zac Brown Band at the Frank Erwin Center
New York, NY April 8, 2016 iHeartMedia announced today the lineup for the Daytime Village at the iHeartCountry Festival on Saturday, April 30 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.
In addition, one of iHeartMedia¹s nationally-syndicated top on air personalities, Bobby Bones, has been named the official host of the main stage iHeartCountry Festival. Some of the best Country music from the iHeartRadio app will come to life with an extraordinary lineup including Florida Georgia Line, Brett Eldredge, Sam Hunt, Thomas Rhett, Cole Swindell, Miranda Lambert, Lee Brice, Chris Young, Keith Urban and Zac Brown Band, with more to be announced.
“I’m so pumped to not only be playing the daytime festival, but also hosting the main stage!” said Bobby Bones. “It’s all so crazy. I¹m really grateful to everyone at iHeartRadio for trusting and believing in me. It¹s going to be insane with the level of artists performing and there might be a few surprises too.”
The iHeartCountry Festival is part of iHeartMedia’s roster of incredibly successful, nationally recognized concert events, including the iHeartRadio Music Festival, iHeartRadio Summer Pool Party, iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Concert Tour, iHeartRadio Music Awards, iHeartRadio Fiesta Latina and the newly added iHeart80s Party.
iHeartMedia’s Country music radio stations will broadcast the event live in their local markets and at iHeartRadio.com. Streaming details will be announced soon.
The iHeartCountry Festival is an iHeartMedia Production. Proud partners of the iHeartCountry Festival include Aaron¹s, Inc., AT&T, Firestone®, Flonase® Allergy Relief, Mountain Dew, State Farm®, Tito¹s Handmade Vodka and more to be announced. For more information visit iHeartRadio.com/countryfestival.
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