Eric Church, Zac Brown Band headline first ever CMT Music Fest

Corus Live, a Corus Entertainment company, presents CMT Music Fest, a two-day festival taking place Friday, July 8th and Saturday, July 9th at Bingemans grounds in Kitchener, Ontario. Multi-Platinum selling and seven-time GRAMMY nominee Eric Church will headline the festival on Friday evening and multi-Platinum GRAMMY winning powerhouse stadium act Zac Brown Band will take over the main stage on Saturday. Andrew Hyatt, Cold Creek County, Kira Isabella, Leah Daniels, Lindi Ortega, Meghan Patrick, The Road Hammers and Washboard Union also join the lineup, with additional acts to be announced.

“As Canada’s home for the best in country music, CMT is thrilled to announce this festival with an incredible lineup of performers,” said John MacDonald, Executive Vice President, Head of Corus Women and Family. “Fans will enjoy the full CMT experience first-hand, celebrating their love of country music in the best way possible: connecting with good friends, great music, all at a spectacular summer event.”

The two-day festival will elevate the live music experience to a whole new level, bringing music fans together with a curated lineup of new artists and North America’s best-selling acts. Situated on Bingemans Grand River grounds in Kitchener, Ontario, CMT Music Fest will offer a wide range of features for concert-goers, including a local farm-to-table approach with a mini-food market, on-site general store and much more. Leveraging Corus’ portfolio of market-leading television brands, digital platforms and radio stations, including Country 104, CMT Music Fest will present fans and marketers alike with unique opportunities to celebrate the country music scene in Canada, while connecting with great talent and brands in new and innovative ways.

Tickets go on sale Friday, February 5th at 10 a.m. ET through cmtmusicfest.com. A limited number of early bird, two-day general admission festival passes will be available at $189.99 (plus service fees), while quantities last. Canada’s Country 104 and additional Corus radio stations will give updates and giveaways.

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Author: Buddy Iahn

Buddy Iahn founded The Music Universe when he decided to juxtapose his love of web design and music. As a lifelong drummer, he decided to take a hiatus from playing music to report it. The website began as a fun project in 2013 to one of the top independent news sites.

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