Bud Light, Live Nation team for history-making 50/50/1

Bud Light Music First’s summer long celebration of music culminates today when the program delivers a groundbreaking day of music to fans all across the country: 50 different bands performing in clubs in all 50 states in the union on the same day, today, August 1st. From Drive By Truckers who are playing Iron City in Birmingham, Alabama, to The Hold Steady, who are headlining Pink Garter in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, and all 48 states in between, Bud Light Music First and Live Nation have delivered one night of music which is truly epic in scope.

In addition to all of the local concerts, Bud Light and Myspace are opening several select shows to fans all over the world by offering live streams of concerts by Miguel, Dierks Bentley, Metric, Kendrick Lamar and Empire of the Sun. These five performances can be viewed at budlight.com/musicfirst.

All Bud Light 50/50/1 concert attendees must be 21 years of age or older. Fans can attend the Bud Light 50/50/1 concert in their local market with a valid ticket. Tickets are still available for most shows at LiveNation.com.


  • Drive By Truckers–Birmingham, AL–Iron City
  • Portugal. The Man–Anchorage, AK–Chilkoot Charlies
  • Airborne Toxic Event–Phoenix, AZ–Marquee
  • North Mississippi Allstars–Little Rock, AR–Rev Room
  • Miguel–Los Angeles, CA–Palladium
  • Dirty Heads–San Francisco, CA–Filmore
  • Phillip Phillips–Denver, CO–Filmore
  • Capital Cities–Hartford, CT–Toad’s
  • Citizen Cope–Wilmington, DE–World café
  • Metric–Miami, FL–Fillmore
  • Ludacris–Atlanta, GA–Tabernacle
  • Coheed & Cambria–Honolulu, HI–Republik
  • JJ Grey & Mofro–Boise, ID–The Egyptian Theater
  • Butch Walker & Friends–Chicago, IL–The Murphy
  • Dr. Dog–Indianapolis, IN–Rathskeller Biergarten
  • Gogol Bordello–Iowa City, IA–Blue Moose Tap Room
  • Sevendust–Lawrence, KS–Liberty Hall
  • Alex Clare–Louisville, KT–Palace Theater Lobby
  • Big Boi–New Orleans, LA–Club XXIV @ the Superdome
  • The Lost Trailers–Bangor, ME–Waterfront Park
  • Frank Turner–Silver Springs, MD–Filmore
  • Waaves–Boston, MA–Paradise
  • Kendrick Lamar–Detroit, MI–Fillmore
  • Emeli Sande–Minneapolis, MN–Pantages
  • Mastodon–Biloxi, MS–Hard Rock
  • Jimmy Eat World–St Louis, MO–Pageant
  • Halestorm–Missoula, MT–Wilma Theater
  • The Faint–Lincoln, NE–Bourbon Theater
  • Flaming Lips–Las Vegas, NV–House of Blues
  • Under the Sun–Portsmouth, NH–Hampton Beach
  • Flogging Molly–Atlantic City, NJ–Borgata
  • Sublime with Rome–Albuquerque, NM–New Mexico Expo
  • Dierks Bentley–New York City, NY–Irving Plaza
  • Molotov–Charlotte, NC–Fillmore
  • Courtyard Hounds–Fargo, ND–Fargo Theater
  • The Mowgli’s–Columbus, OH–Newport Music Hall
  • Chevy Metal–Oklahoma City, OK–Diamond Ballroom
  • Minus the Bear–Portland, OR–Roseland
  • Clap Your Hands Say Yeah–Philadelphia, PA–TLA
  • Guster–Providence, RI–Lupos
  • Sick Puppies–Charleston, SC–Music Farm
  • Kenny Wayne Shepherd–Sturgis, SD–Easy Rider Saloon
  • Colt Ford–Nashville, TN–Dancin in the District
  • Empire of the Sun–Austin, TX–Austin City Limits
  • Oscar Deleon–Houston, TX–Bayou Music Center
  • Blackberry Smoke–Salt Lake City, UT–Complex
  • Gaslight Anthem–Burlington, VT–Higher Ground
  • Corey Smith–Norfolk, VA–Norva
  • Pepper–Seattle, WA–Showbox
  • NeedtoBreathe–Charleston, WV–North Hall at Coliseum
  • Best Coast–Milwaukee, WI–Basement @ the Rave
  • The Hold Steady–Jackson Hole, WY–Pink Garter

Author: Rob Perez

Rob Perez is a freelance writer who has been with The Music Universe early on. As a Correspondent for The Music Universe, you will find him writing reviews and live tweeting awards shows.

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