CMT TAPS CHICAGO’S COUNTRY LAKESHAKE FESTIVAL AS FIRST-EVER “CMT CONCERT OF THE SUMMER”

Three-Day, Two-Stage Country Music Festival Announces Official Partnership With The Chicago Blackhawks

NASHVILLE, TN - May 11, 2016 - Country LakeShake has been dubbed by CMT as the “CMT Concert Of The Summer” they will be filming their first-ever two-hour special from Chicago’s three-day, two stage country music festival taking place at the scenic FirstMerit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island June 17-19. The recognized worldwide channel will be capturing exclusive performances and behind-the-scenes at Country LakeShake with superstar Jason Aldean as well as Thomas Rhett, A Thousand Horses and more. For more information and to purchase tickets visit: lakeshakefestival.com.

With a monster lineup including Jason Aldean, Lady Antebellum, Tim McGraw, Brooks & Dunn and more, Country LakeShake also announced today that the festival will officially partner with the Chicago Blackhawks, offering attendees a one-of-a-kind BLACKHAWKS EXPERIENCE including a custom-built sports bar and lounge, special edition Country LakeShake/Chicago Blackhawks merchandise, giveaways, onsite team games including “Shoot The Puck” and more.

With an unrivaled backdrop of the iconic Chicago skyline, fans will also be able to enjoy fringe activities across the weekend at Country LakeShake including a Vertigo Swing, various yard games including Fast Pitch, Wiffle Ball and the option to partake in an adult beverage at the Budweiser Country Club or Bud Light Beer Garden. Additional onsite vendors for those looking to get into the festival spirit include Sprint, Maui Jim Sunglasses, Go RVing, Down N’ Dirty Hats, Henna Envy, Pretty Hunter, Wallet Buckle and for a convenient ride home each night the festival is partnering with UBER.

Follow further Windy City LakeShake updates on Facebook: facebook.com/windy-city-lakeshake-festival, Twitter: @LakeShakeFest Instagram: @LakeShakeFest and join the conversation on Twitter, using #LakeShakeFest.

About CMT:
CMT, a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), is the leading television and digital authority on country music and entertainment, reaching more than 92 million homes in the U.S. CMT, CMT.com and CMT Radio offer an unparalleled mix of music, news, live concerts and series and are the top resource for country music on demand. The network’s digital platforms include the 24-hour music channel, CMT Pure Country, CMT App, CMT Mobile and CMT VOD.


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