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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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The Critics Give It 5 Stars CD review - The Critics Give It 5 Stars
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Editorial: Walking the talk – When names like Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Waylon and the Hag are invoked, you're talking hard core country. These are the touchstones of country , the guys who made country music what it was and still is (or maybe can be). When these folks would sing about being down-and-out and the rough-and-tumble, they knew of what they were singing about. Fast forward a few years to the country singers of today. »»»
Concert Review: The Lil Smokies provide the perfect antidote – On a night when the world to be falling further apart thanks to coronavirus (this would be the night the NBA postponed the season), there stood The Lil Smokies to at least in some small measure save the day. The quintet is part of a generation of musicians with bluegrass as the basis, but not totally the sum of the music either.... »»»
Concert Review: White makes the case for himself, no matter how dark the music – John Paul White opined with a glint in his eyes that his songs were not of the uplifting variety. In fact, they were downright dark. How else to explain "The Long Way" with the line "long way home back to you." Or "James," a song inspired by his grandfather who suffered from dementia. But lest you think that the Alabama... »»»
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