iHeartCountry Festival returns with McGraw, FGL
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
– The iHeartCountry Festival returns on May 4 with Tim McGraw and Florida Georgia Line among the acts.
For the sixth straight year, the fest will be at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin.
Dan and Shay, Luke Combs, Little Big Town, Lauren Alaina, Old Dominion, Chris Janson, Bobby Bones & The Raging Idiots and Tenille Townes all will play the fest. The festival will also feature a special live performance music collaboration featuring today's emerging Women of iHeartCountry. Bones returns as the host as well.
"I look forward to the iHeartCountry Festival every year," said Bones, Vice President, Creative Director of iHeartCountry and Executive Producer and Host of iHeartMedia's The Bobby Bones Show. "It's always special to have so much of the country music community together in one place, including some really talented new artists we have been supporting on Women of iHeartCountry."
iHeartCountry has more than 150 country stations across the U.S. reaching more than 110 million people.
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