NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–iHeartMedia, the leading audio company in America which also has a greater reach in the U.S. than any other media outlet, announced today that Blake Shelton will join the lineup for the 2020 ‘iHeartCountry Festival Presented by Capital One’ on Saturday, May 2 at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas. The seventh annual event will also feature performances from Dierks Bentley, Sam Hunt, Lady Antebellum, Dustin Lynch, Kelsea Ballerini, Kane Brown, Jon Pardi and Chase Rice, plus Hot Country Knights, Bobby Bones and more.
“I’m excited to join my friends and fellow country artists for my first iHeartCountry Festival performance,” said Shelton. “It’s always a good time playing to Texas crowds and I’m looking forward to an evening of country music and maybe a little vodka to add to the party!”
The star-studded event will livestream exclusively on livexlive.com and broadcast live across iHeartMedia’s Country music radio stations in their local markets and at iHeartRadio.com. iHeartCountry has more than 150 Country stations across the U.S. reaching more than 109 million Country music listeners per month on broadcast alone, making it the largest Country broadcast radio group in America.
The iHeartCountry Festival Presented by Capital One is part of iHeartMedia’s roster of nationally-recognized events including the iHeartRadio Music Festival, the iHeartRadio Music Awards, the nationwide iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Concert Tour Presented by Capital One, iHeartRadio Fiesta Latina, iHeartRadio Wango Tango, iHeartRadio Podcast Awards and iHeartRadio ALTer Ego.
Capital One will be the national presenting partner for the iHeartCountry Festival. The iHeartCountry Festival is an iHeartMedia Production. Proud partners of this year’s event include Capital One, Care Now, Jane, RAM Trucks, Tito’s Handmade Vodka, Twisted Tea® and Wyndham Rewards with more to be announced. The 2020 iHeartCountry Festival’s benefiting charity is St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and for every ticket sold, iHeartMedia will donate $1 from their proceeds to help fund the hospital’s lifesaving treatments and research.
Tickets are now on sale to the general public via TexasBoxOffice.com.
For more information visit iHeartRadio.com/countryfestival.
iHeartMedia is the number one audio company in the United States, reaching nine out of 10 Americans every month – and with its quarter of a billion monthly listeners, has a greater reach than any other media company in the U.S. The company’s leadership position in audio extends across multiple platforms including more than 850 live broadcast stations; streaming music, radio and on demand via its iHeartRadio digital service available across more than 250 platforms and 2,000 devices including smart speakers, digital auto dashes, tablets, wearables, smartphones, virtual assistants, TVs and gaming consoles; through its influencers; social; branded iconic live music events; and podcasts as the #1 commercial podcast publisher globally. iHeartMedia also leads the audio industry in analytics and attribution technology for its marketing partners, using data from its massive consumer base. iHeartMedia is a division of iHeartMedia, Inc. (NASDAQ: IHRT). Visit iHeartMedia.com for more company information.
About Capital One
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About the Frank Erwin Center:
Located in the heart of downtown Austin, the Frank Erwin Center has served Central Texans with the best in live entertainment, including concerts, theatrical performances, family shows and sporting events since 1977. The multi-purpose facility, which celebrated its 40th Anniversary in November 2017, is owned and operated by The University of Texas at Austin and serves as the home court for the Texas Longhorns Men’s and Women’s basketball teams.