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AS FIRST MAJOR COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL SLATED FOR JUNE 19-21
Dierks Bentley, Florida Georgia Line And Brad Paisley Set To Headline
Three Day, Two Stage Festival – Tickets On Sale Feb. 2
TN – Jan. 27, 2015 – Live Nation Entertainment revealed plans today to
launch Chicago’s first major country music festival. Windy City LakeShake will
take place at FirstMerit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island June 19-21.
Country music heavyweights Dierks Bentley, Florida Georgia Line and
Brad Paisley will headline the festival set against the iconic backdrop
of Chicago's city skyline.
the festival's scenic setting of Northerly Island offering a weekend
retreat for fans, additional artists slated to play include Frankie
Ballard, Easton Corbin, Clare Dunn, Mickey Guyton, Randy Houser, Maddie
and Tae, Ashley Monroe, Kip Moore, Justin Moore, David Lee Murphy, Joe
Nichols, Cassadee Pope, RaeLynn, Thomas Rhett and Canaan Smith with more
to be revealed over the coming weeks.
City LakeShake will join Live Nation’s premier country music festival
family that includes Watershed, Faster Horses, Route 91 Harvest,
FarmBorough, the recently announced Delaware Junction and will host two
stages including the festival group's trademark “Next From Nashville”
stage, showcasing emerging country music acts. Three day passes start
at $199.50 (plus applicable fees) and will go on sale Mon., Feb 2nd at
10am CT. Fans will also have the opportunity to upgrade to VIP passes
which will allow fans access to elevated viewing, shaded reserved
seating, exclusive cash bars, upgraded food selection and more. For
more information visit: www.lakeshakefestival.com.
a native Chicagoan, it has been a dream of mine to present a world
class country music festival in my hometown," said Brian O’Connell,
President of Country Touring at Live Nation Entertainment. "The
backdrop of the beautiful skyline of Chicago, and the coolness of being
right on the lake shore will enhance the incredible artists we have
lined up for year one. No one has more fun than Chicago's music fans,
and I am sure that LakeShake will be one for the ages."