iHeartRadio announced on Wednesday, January 8, 2014, that Eric Church will be one of the headlining acts during the iHeartRadio Country Festival. The concert takes place on Saturday, March 29, in Austin, Texas, at the Frank Erwin Center. Radio personality Bobby Bones will serve as emcee of the event.
Other performers for the festival include Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Jason Aldean, Lady Antebellum, Flordia Georgia Line, Jake Owen, Hunter Hayes, and Dan + Shay.
John Sykes, President of Clear Channel Entertainment Enterprises, released the following statement:
"The response to our country performers at the last three iHeartRadio Music Festivals was so incredible we decided to create an entire show just for them. It will be a country fan's dream and a testament to the power of country music and recognition of the stature of these artists
Fans will be able to stream the concert online and listen to it on Clear Channel radio stations. A promotional giveaway will allow more than 120 radio stations to offer tickets to listeners. Tickets for the iHeartRadio Country Festival go on sale at 11 am on January 18.