Chris Young, Other Country Artists Partner With Sports Illustrated For Nashville Shows
February 5, 2015 at 8:10 AM (PT)
LOWER BROADWAY in NASHVILLE will play host to "SWIMVILLE," an all-genre set of performances open to the public free of charge. Performers for the two-day "SWIMVILLE" event will include Country artists WILL HOGE, CHRIS STAPLETON, A THOUSAND HORSES, and CHRIS YOUNG. Shows will take place WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 11th and THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 12th from 11:15a (CT) until 5p (CT) both days.
Additionally, TIME INC./SPORTS ILLUSTRATED (SI) will broadcast the "2015 SI SWIMSUIT MUSIC AND FAN FESTIVAL" live from NASHVILLE's SCHERMERHORN SYMPHONY CENTER. The event will feature red carpet arrivals of the 2015 swimsuit models and VIPs as well as concert performances throughout the night and a headlining performance from NASHVILLE-based Rock band KINGS OF LEON.
"We are thrilled to present this major concert event across our portfolio of brands," stated TIME INC. VIDEO SVP J.R. MCCABE. "This initiative embodies our strategy to deliver world class entertainment to our audiences and by doing so, we can spotlight our great brands which, in this instance, is the world-renowned SI SWIMSUIT franchise."
The event will stream live across SI.com, TIME.com, PEOPLE.com, EW.com, InStyle.com, and various other TIME INC. partner platforms. The broadcast is set for WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 11th beginning at 7p (ET).