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FIRST EVER COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL SET FOR NEW YORK CITY AS FARMBOROUGH PLANTS ON RANDALL'S ISLAND IN JUNE 2015
Dierks Bentley, Luke Bryan, Brad Paisley Set To Headline The New Festival
– Tickets On Sale Next Week
York, NY – October 29, 2014 – Live Nation Entertainment and Founders
Entertainment announced today during a press conference that they will
launch the first-ever country music festival in New York City. FarmBorough is
set to take place on Randall's Island June 26-28, 2015 and will feature
Dierks Bentley, Luke Bryan and Brad Paisley at the top of the all-star
first additional artists to be announced for the three-day festival
include Wade Bowen, Brandy Clark, Maddie & Tae, Kip Moore, Ashley
Monroe, Randy Houser, The Cadillac Three and Dwight Yoakam with more to
be revealed over the coming weeks. Three-day passes start at $225 (plus
applicable service charges and fees) and go on-sale Thurs., Nov 6 at 10
AM EST. Fans will also have the option to upgrade to VIP three-day
packages with access to Skyline Lounge featuring skyline views, private
bars and more. For more information and pricing information, visit: www.farmboroughfestival.com.
comes from the creators of premier country music festivals Watershed,
Faster Horses and Route 91 Harvest, in partnership with Founders
Entertainment, the force behind the ever-popular Governors Ball Music
Festival. Together they will bring an unrivaled list of country's most
popular acts to the heart of New York City, as well as highlight some
undiscovered talent with the "Next From Nashville" stage.
been dreaming about bringing a country festival to New York for a long
time, and we feel like the time is right now. We have the perfect
partner in Founders and the perfect location on Randall's Island to
really bring fans and artists something special," said Brian O'Connell,
Live Nation President of Country Touring. “New York City is a global
destination. Country fans from all over the world can come to the city
and take advantage of all it has to offer, while enjoying three days of
the best country music acts too."
thrilled to bring our hometown of New York City its first-ever Country
music festival. This has been many years in the making, and we couldn't
be more excited to launch FarmBorough in June,” said Co-founder and
Partner at Founders Entertainment, Jordan Wolowitz. “Brian O'Connell and
his team at Live Nation are the ideal partners for this venture, and
together we form a festival dream team. With Governors Ball, and now
FarmBorough, New York City is host to premier, world class, music
is the official credit card of FarmBorough Festival. Citi® card members
will have access to pre-sale tickets beginning Friday, Oct 31 through
Citi's Private Pass® Program. For complete details, visit www.citipress.com.
Live Nation Entertainment: Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) is the
world's leading live entertainment company comprised of global market
leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation & House of Blues Concerts, LN
Media and Artist Nation Management. For additional information, visit: www.livenationentertainment.com.
Founders Entertainment: Founders Entertainment is an independent event
production and promotion company specializing in creating, producing,
and promoting concerts and festivals. As the promoters of the immensely
successful Governors Ball Music Festival, the New York City based
company has quickly made a name for itself as a major player on the
North American festival landscape. Partners at Founders Entertainment
have been honored as Billboard "30 under 30" and "40 under 40" awards
winners, and the company has been featured in the likes of Fast Company, Wall Street Journal, Crains, Bloomberg, Reuters, and Pollstar.