Live Nation Announces Chicago's First Major Country Music Festival
January 27, 2015 at 6:42 AM (PT)
LIVE NATION ENTERTAINMENT will launch CHICAGO's first major Country music festival, "WINDY CITY LAKESHAKE," FRIDAY, JUNE 19th to SUNDAY, JUNE 21st at FIRSTMERIT BANK PAVILION at NORTHERLY ISLAND.
DIERKS BENTLEY, FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE, and BRAD PAISLEY will headline the event. Other artists scheduled to perform include: FRANKIE BALLARD, EASTON CORBIN, MICKEY GUYTON, RANDY HOUSER, MADDIE & TAE, KIP MOORE, JUSTIN MOORE, JOE NICHOLS, CASSADEE POPE, RAELYNN, THOMAS RHETT, CANAAN SMITH, ASHLEY MONROE, DAVID LEE MURPHY and CLARE DUNN. Additional artist will be revealed in the coming weeks.
"Being a native CHICAGOAN, it has been a dream of mine to present a world class Country music festival in my hometown," said LIVE NATION Pres./Country Touring BRIAN O'CONNELL. "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."
Three day passes start at $199.50 (plus applicable fees) and will go on sale MONDAY, FEBRUARY 2nd at 10a (CT). Fans will also have the opportunity to upgrade to VIP passes which will allow access to elevated viewing, shaded reserved seating, exclusive cash bars, upgraded food selection and more. For more information, visit www.lakeshakefestival.com.