02.19.19

FIFTH-ANNUAL COUNTRY LAKESHAKE IN CHICAGO ANNOUNCES “NEXT FROM NASHVILLE” STAGE LINEUP

FIFTH-ANNUAL COUNTRY LAKESHAKE IN CHICAGO ANNOUNCES “NEXT FROM NASHVILLE” STAGE LINEUP

Friday Night Will Mark The First-Ever Major Country Music Festival To Host A Full Day Featuring All Female Artists On Both Stages

Kassi Ashton, Austin Burke, Travis Denning, Clare Dunn, Ross Ellis, Caylee Hammack, Hardy, Levi Hummon, Elizabeth Lyons, Jobi Riccio, Seaforth, Matt Stell, Rachel Wammack, Waterloo Revival And Rita Wilson Set to Take The Stage Designed For Nashville’s Most Buzzed-About Newcomers

Nashville, TN – February 19, 2019 – Chicago’s Country LakeShake revealed this year’s lineup for the launchpad “Next from Nashville” stage today. The stage built for propelling the hottest up-and-coming Nashville acts and “shining the spotlight on new talent” (Rolling Stone) is set to host buzzed-about newcomers Kassi Ashton, Austin Burke, Travis Denning, Clare Dunn, Ross Ellis, Caylee Hammack, Hardy, Levi Hummon, Elizabeth Lyons, Jobi Riccio, Seaforth, Matt Stell, Rachel Wammack, Waterloo Revival and Rita Wilson. Previously announced superstar headliners including Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert also featuring Pistol Annies and Keith Urban are also heading North on June 21, 22, 23 to Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island. Joining the headliners on the main stage are Lauren Alaina, Clint Black, Danielle Bradbery, Lindsay Ell, Jon Langston, Midland, Maren Morris, Cassadee Pope, Granger Smith feat. Earl Dibbles Jr, Mitchell Tenpenny and Brett Young.

With a reputation for “offering festival-goers something unique and different,” (Radio.com), the festival will be “highlighting the ladies” (Taste of Country) kicking off on Friday with an all-female lineup on both stages. This marks the first-ever major country festival with a full day of programming featuring all female artists. With Chicago Tribune proclaiming that “for country music enthusiasts, the event offers fun in the sun with a strong lineup on both the main stage and the Next from Nashville second stage,” Country LakeShake offers a weekend getaway vibe with a slew of food trucks, wine lounges, interactive activities, dancing set against the stunning Chicago skyline. Three-day and single-day passes for the festival are available now at lakeshakefestival.com.

Country LakeShake is part of Live Nation’s premiere family of country music festivals spread across the country, including Watershed in George, WA; Faster Horses in Brooklyn, MI; Tortuga Music Festival in Ft. Lauderdale. FL and Seven Peaks Music Festival in Denver, CO. Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) is the world’s leading live entertainment company comprised of global market leaders: Live Nation Concerts, Ticketmaster and Live Nation Media & Sponsorship. For additional information, visitwww.livenationentertainment.com.

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