The superstar talent lineup for the first ever Buckeye Country Superfest was announced October 7 at a press conference at Ohio Stadium, the site of the two-day festival that will take place June 20-21, 2015.
Four superstars were announced as the headliners: Blake Shelton and Rascal Flatts (June 20) and Kenny Chesney and Keith Urban (June 21). Also performing will be country stars Lee Brice, Tyler Farr, Cassadee Pope, Cole Swindell, David Nail and Parmalee.
Also discussed was how Columbus successfully competed against other cities to host the Festival, the process that went into securing the event, how recent renovations to Ohio Stadium were done in part with the intent of adding stadium shows and other events to OSU football and Commencement, the economic impact to the city of Columbus, and more.
Speakers included Xen Riggs, OSU Associate Vice-President & Executive Associate Athletic Director; Gene Smith, OSU Vice-President & Director of Athletics; Shawn Trell, CEO of AEG Live; Quint Davis, Producer/Director, Buckeye Country Superfest; and Brian Ross, President and CEO of Experience Columbus.
View the press conference in its entirety below, including the announcement of the incredible talent lineup.
Tickets go on sale Tuesday, October 14 at Ticketmaster.com or 800-745-3000 or at the Schottenstein Center Box Office. For more information, check out the event website: http://www.buckeyecountrysuperfest.com.