NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--iHeartMedia announced today the lineup for the Daytime Village at the iHeartCountry Festival, a Music Experience by AT&T on Saturday, May 6 from 2:30-6 p.m. CT at Frank Erwin Center's North Box Office Plaza in Austin, Texas. The free daytime event will feature live performances by Jon Pardi, Lindsay Ell, Kane Brown, Tucker Beathard, Chris Janson and Kip Moore. The Daytime Village will also feature fan zones and interactive experiences by iHeartRadio's brand partners.
In addition, one of iHeartMedia's nationally-syndicated top on air personalities, Bobby Bones, will return as the official host of the iHeartCountry Festival main stage. Some of the best Country music from the iHeartRadio app will come to life with an extraordinary lineup including recently announced performer Kip Moore, as well as Jason Aldean, Little Big Town, Dierks Bentley, Brantley Gilbert, Rascal Flatts, Old Dominion, Jake Owen, Darius Rucker, Lady Antebellum, Kelsea Ballerini and Bobby Bones and The Raging Idiots, with more to be announced. iHeartMedia's Country music radio stations will broadcast the iHeartCountry Festival live in their local markets and at iHeartRadio.com. In addition, the concert will livestream exclusively from AT&T for fans nationwide, followed by a special TV broadcast on the AT&T AUDIENCE Network on May 19 at 9 p.m. ET/PT via DIRECTV Ch 239 or U-verse Ch 1114.
As the official sponsor, AT&T will have more fan surprises to reveal later.
"The iHeartCountry Festival is always one of my favorite music events and I’m thrilled to be able to host and perform for the second year," said Bobby Bones. “It’s always an honor to share the stage with some of Country music’s most influential artists and I can’t wait to see what surprises iHeartRadio has in store for this year’s unforgettable event.”
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 iHeart80s Party.
The iHeartCountry Festival, a Music Experience by AT&T is an iHeartMedia Production. Proud partners of this year's event include Aaron’s Lease to Own, Firestone®, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, State Farm®, and Tito’s Handmade Vodka with more to be announced. For more information visit iHeartRadio.com/countryfestival.
With over a quarter of a billion monthly listeners in the U.S. and over 85 million social followers, iHeartMedia has the largest national reach of any radio or television outlet in America. As the leader in multiplatform connections, it also serves over 150 local 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, wearables and smartphones, and on gaming consoles.
iHeartRadio, iHeartMedia’s digital radio platform, is the fastest growing digital audio service in the U.S. and offers users thousands of live radio stations, personalized custom artist stations created by just one song or seed artist and the top podcasts and personalities. With over a billion downloads, iHeartRadio reached 100 million registered users faster than any other radio or digital music service.
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