NEW YORK--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--iHeartMedia announced today the return of the annual star-studded iHeartRadio Music Festival on September 22 and 23 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, and its Daytime Village presented by Capital One, which will return to the Las Vegas Village across from the Luxor Hotel and Casino on Saturday, September 23. The Daytime Village will feature live performances by both popular and emerging artists, including first revealed artists Flume, French Montana, Noah Cyrus, Judah & The Lion, Kelsea Ballerini, Hey Violet and All Time Low, with more to be announced. The main stage performance line-up for the 2017 iHeartRadio Music Festival will be announced at a later date.
In addition to live performances, the Daytime Village presented by Capital One will also feature fan zones including an exclusive Capital One cardholder viewing area and interactive experiences by iHeartRadio's brand partners. Tickets for the Daytime Village presented by Capital One go on sale today at 7 a.m. PT and start at $39 plus taxes and fees. Fans can visit iHeartRadio.com/village for more information or to purchase tickets. For the first time, Capital One will also be the Marquee Partner of the iHeartRadio Music Festival. The partnership will include an exclusive Capital One cardholder pre-sale following the iHeartRadio Music Festival’s main stage line-up announcement as well as unique access opportunities for Capital One cardholders.
“Capital One is proud to be the Marquee Partner of the iHeartRadio Music Festival. Working together with entertainment industry leader iHeartMedia, Capital One cardholders have exclusive access to ticket pre-sales and a variety of on-site opportunities,” said Marc Mentry, Chief Brand Officer for Capital One. “The Daytime Village presented by Capital One offers additional access to our most passionate cardholders.”
The "Macy's iHeartRadio Rising Star" talent search will also return for the sixth year in a row providing emerging artists the chance to perform on the same stage as music's biggest superstars at the 2017 iHeartRadio Music Festival. Starting in early May, iHeartRadio listeners and Macy's shoppers will once again have their chance to cast their votes for their favorite up-and-coming artists, and by voting, fans will also be entered for a chance to win a trip to Las Vegas for the 2017 iHeartRadio Music Festival.
The winner of the "Macy's iHeartRadio Rising Star" will take the stage as the opening act of the epic two-night event. Since the launch of the first iHeartRadio Music Festival in 2011 the star-studded line ups have featured live performances by superstars including U2, Sting, Drake, Bruno Mars, Coldplay, The Weeknd, Rihanna, Jennifer Lopez, Elton John, Lady Gaga, Jay Z, Ed Sheeran, Miley Cyrus, Zac Brown Band, twenty one pilots and more. More details on the Macy's iHeartRadio Rising Star talent search will be available soon at iHeartRadio.com/macys.
The iHeartRadio Music Festival will broadcast live on iHeartMedia Contemporary Hit Radio (CHR) stations across the country that weekend including the iconic Z100 in New York; KIIS-FM in Los Angeles; Y100 in Miami; KISS FM in Dallas, Chicago and Boston; as well as many more, and will also be featured as an exclusive national television broadcast special on The CW Network at a later date. The iHeartRadio Music Festival and the Daytime Village presented by Capital One are where the music and artists of the iHeartRadio app come to life, and are an iHeartMedia Production. Capital One is proud to be the first ever Marquee Partner of the annual event. Other proud partners include: Macy’s, MGM Resorts, State Farm®, Taco Bell®, The CW Network, TWIX® Brand, and Ulta Beauty with more to be announced. The iHeartRadio Music Festival is co-produced by John Sykes, President of iHeartMedia Entertainment Enterprises and Tom Poleman, President of National Programming Group for iHeartMedia.
With over a quarter of a billion monthly listeners in the U.S. and over 85 million social followers, iHeartMedia has the largest national reach of any radio or television outlet in America. As the leader in multiplatform connections, it also serves over 150 local markets through 858 owned radio stations, and the company’s radio stations and content can be heard on AM/FM, HD digital radio, satellite radio, on the Internet at iHeartRadio.com and on the company’s radio station websites, on the iHeartRadio mobile app, in enhanced auto dashes, on tablets, wearables and smartphones, and on gaming consoles.
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