Gabby Barrett, Kane Brown, Kelsea Ballerini, Sam Hunt And More to Perform During Virtual iHeartCountry Festival

Gabby Barrett, Kane Brown, Kelsea Ballerini and Sam Hunt are just a few of the country superstars set to perform…


Andrew Wendowski

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September 22, 2020


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Gabby Barrett, Kane Brown, Kelsea Ballerini and Sam Hunt are just a few of the country superstars set to perform during the Virtual iHeartCountry Festival on Friday, October 23, via an on-air radio special.

Lady A, Dierks Bentley, Jon Pardi, Dustin Lynch, Riley Green, Morgan Evans will also be performing at the star-studded event, Bobby Bones will also be making a guest appearance.

The iHeartCountry Festival was originally scheduled to take place on May 2 at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, TX, but due to the ongoing pandemic, the event has now been forced to go virtual. The event was recorded from one stage in Nashville, Tennessee and is set to air across iHeartMedia’s country stations.

“Despite this year’s pandemic, we are honored to still be able to host one of Country music’s most anticipated nights with an iconic lineup of the genre’s biggest artists,” said Rod Phillips, Executive Vice President of Programming for iHeartCountry. “Although fans won’t be able to celebrate in person, the show will be available to our millions of listeners across our iHeartCountry stations nationwide and through the exclusive stream on LiveXLive.”

Capital One cardholders can enter for a chance to win the opportunity to virtually play iHeartCountry’s Capital One Trivia Night with Kelsea Ballerini, hosted by Bobby Bones. The hand-selected players will receive a signed item from Ballerini and the Trivia Night winner will announce Ballerini’s performance during the virtual festival. You can enter to take part in Trivia Night, HERE, now through Sunday, October 4.

The 2020 iHeartCountry Festival Presented by Capital One will stream exclusively on LiveXLive and broadcast across more than 150 iHeartCountry stations in local markets and at on Oct. 23 at 8 p.m. ET.

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Andrew Wendowski is the Founder and CEO of Music Mayhem. As a self-taught entrepreneur, he oversees content as the Editor-In-Chief for the independent brand. Wendowski, who splits time between Philadelphia, Penn., and Nashville, Tenn., has an extensive background in multimedia. Before launching Music Mayhem in 2014, he worked as a highly sought-after photojournalist and tour photographer, collaborating with such labels as Interscope Records and Republic Records. He has captured photos of some of the biggest names, including Taylor Swift, Metallica, Harry Styles, P!NK, Morgan Wallen, Carrie Underwood, The Rolling Stones, Madonna, Shania Twain, and hundreds more. Wendowski’s photos and freelance work have appeared nationwide and can be seen everywhere from ad campaigns to various publications, including Billboard and Rolling Stone. When Wendowski isn’t running Music Mayhem, he enjoys spending time at concerts, traveling, and capturing photos.