iHeartRadio Country Festival

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iHeartRadio Country Festival
GenreCountry
Location(s)Frank Erwin Center,
Austin, Texas
Years active2014–present
Founded byiHeartRadio
(iHeartMedia, Inc.)
Websiteiheartradio.com/countryfestival/

The iHeartCountry Festival is an annual music event by iHeartRadio that celebrates all things Country with performances by the genre's biggest superstars at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas. The inaugural event in 2014 was not broadcast on national television, while the 2015 edition was broadcast on NBC.[1] The 2016 and 2017 iHeartCountry Festival aired as a TV Special on the AT&T AUDIENCE Network via DIRECTV Channel 239 or U-verse Ch 1114. The 2018 edition did appear on Fox.

Line-ups[edit]

2014[edit]

The 2014 iHeartRadio Country Festival took place on March 19, 2014. The event included performances by: Luke Bryan, Jason Aldean, Eric Church, Carrie Underwood, Lady Antebellum, Florida Georgia Line, Hunter Hayes, and Jake Owen.[2]

2015[edit]

The 2015 iHeartRadio Country Festival took place on May 2, 2015 and featured performances by: Tim McGraw, Brad Paisley, Rascal Flatts, Darius Rucker, Little Big Town, Dierks Bentley, Brantley Gilbert, Justin Moore, and The Band Perry.[3]

NBC televised the iHeartRadio Country Festival on NBC Wednesday, May 27, 2015.[1] The all-star Country event was also streamed live exclusively on Yahoo Live for fans nationwide and was broadcast live on iHeartMedia’s Country radio stations across the U.S.

2016[edit]

The 2016 iHeartCountry Festival took place on April 30, 2016 and featured performances by: Lee Brice, Keith Urban, Brett Eldredge, Chris Young (musician), Sam Hunt, Miranda Lambert, Florida Georgia Line, Zac Brown Band, Thomas Rhett and Cole Swindell. Tickets went on sale on January 15, 2016.

The iHeartCountry Festival aired on the AT&T AUDIENCE Network on May 13, 2016 via DIRECTV Ch 239 or U-verse Ch 1114. Plus, the all-star Country event streamed live on iHeartRadio.com/WatchATT and on iHeartMedia's Country radio stations across the U.S.

2017[edit]

The 2017 iHeartCountry Festival, A Music Experience by AT&T took place on May 6, 2017 and featured performances by: Jason Aldean, Little Big Town, Dierks Bentley, Brantley Gilbert, Rascal Flatts, Jake Owen, Lady Antebellum and Kelsea Ballerini.

The iHeartCountry Festival, A Music Experience by AT&T aired on the AT&T AUDIENCE Network on May 19, 2017 via DIRECTV Channel 239 or U-verse Channel 1114. The star-studded event was streamed live on iHeartRadio.com/WatchATT and was broadcast nationwide on iHeartMedia's Country radio stations across the U.S.

2018[edit]

The 2018 iHeartCountry Festival took place on May 5, 2018 with a lineup of Luke Bryan, Keith Urban, Maren Morris, Sugarland, Jon Pardi, and Luke Combs.

2019[edit]

The 2019 IHeartCountry Festival took place May 4, 2019 and featured performances by: Tim McGraw, Florida Georgia Line, Dan + Shay, Lauren Alaina, Chris Janson and Little Big Town.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Torres, Christa (5 May 2015). "NBC to air iHeartRadio Country Festival as two hour special May 27". axs.com. AXS. Retrieved 29 May 2015.
  2. ^ "iHeartRadio Country Festival Announced With Luke Bryan, Carrie Underwood". Billboard. 8 January 2014. Retrieved 27 May 2015.
  3. ^ "https://www.uterwincenter.com/events/2015/iheartradio-country-festival". Retrieved 27 May 2015. External link in |title= (help)

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