CMT Music Fest Announces Eric Church and Zac Brown Band as Headliners for Two-Day Festival July 8 and 9

Corus Live presents a star-filled music festival in Kitchener, Ontario

Additional acts include Andrew Hyatt, Cold Creek County, Kira Isabella, Leah Daniels, Lindi Ortega, Meghan Patrick, The Road Hammers and Washboard Union

Tickets on sale Friday, February 5 at 10 a.m. ET at cmtmusicfest.com

Watch the CMT Music Fest promo, here.

TORONTO, Feb. 1, 2016 /CNW/ - Corus Live, a Corus Entertainment company, presents CMT Music Fest, a two-day festival taking place Friday, July 8 and Saturday, July 9 at Bingemans grounds in Kitchener, Ontario. Multi-Platinum selling and seven-time GRAMMY® nominee Eric Church will headline the festival on Friday evening and multi-Platinum GRAMMY® winning powerhouse stadium act Zac Brown Band will take over the main stage on Saturday. Andrew Hyatt, Cold Creek County, Kira Isabella, Leah Daniels, Lindi Ortega, Meghan Patrick, The Road Hammers and Washboard Union also join the lineup, with additional acts to be announced.  Tickets go on sale Friday, February 5 at 10 a.m. ET through www.cmtmusicfest.com.  A limited number of early bird, two-day general admission festival passes will be available at $189.99 (plus service fees), while quantities last. Listen to Country 104 and additional Corus radio stations for updates and giveaways.

"As Canada's home for the best in country music, CMT is thrilled to announce this festival with an incredible lineup of performers," said John MacDonald, Executive Vice President, Head of Corus Women and Family. "Fans will enjoy the full CMT experience first-hand, celebrating their love of country music in the best way possible: connecting with good friends, great music, all at a spectacular summer event."

The two-day festival will elevate the live music experience to a whole new level, bringing music fans together with a curated lineup of new artists and North America's best-selling acts. Situated on Bingemans Grand River grounds in Kitchener, Ontario, CMT Music Fest will offer a wide range of features for concert-goers, including a local farm-to-table approach with a mini-food market, on-site general store and much more. Leveraging Corus' portfolio of market-leading television brands, digital platforms and radio stations, including Country 104, CMT Music Fest will present fans and marketers alike with unique opportunities to celebrate the country music scene in Canada, while connecting with great talent and brands in new and innovative ways. 

Early bird, two-day general admission festival passes will be available at $189.99 (plus service fees), while quantities last. Tickets go on sale Friday, February 5 at 10 a.m. ET.  For more information on CMT Music Fest, including travel and camping packages as well as VIP and general ticket offerings, visit www.cmtmusicfest.com.

CMT Music Fest is an all ages event (+19 property license).

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About Corus Entertainment Inc.
Corus Entertainment Inc. is a Canadian-based integrated media and content company that creates, broadcasts, licenses and delivers content across a variety of platforms for audiences around the world. The company's portfolio of multimedia offerings encompasses specialty television and radio with additional assets in pay television, television broadcasting, children's book publishing, children's animation, animation software, and technology and media services. Corus' television brands include ABC Spark, Cartoon Network (Canada), CMT (Canada), Cosmopolitan TV, Disney Channel (Canada), Disney Junior, Disney XD, Nickelodeon (Canada), OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network (Canada), Telelatino, TELETOON, Treehouse, W Network, YTV, Historia, La chaîne Disney, Séries+ and TÉLÉTOON. Its 39 radio brands include CKNW AM 980, Rock 101, Country 105, 630 CHED, Fresh Radio, JUMP! 106.9, Q107 and 102.1 the Edge. The company also owns Nelvana, an internationally renowned animation production company, Kids Can Press, Toon Boom and Quay Media Services. A publicly traded company, Corus is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (CJR.B). Experience Corus on the web at www.corusent.com.

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For further information: on CMT Music Fest, artist information and media accreditation, please contact: Catrina Jaricot, Publicist, Corus Entertainment, 416.479.6397, Catrina.jaricot@corusent.com; Owen McCorquodale, Communications Manager, Corus Entertainment, 416.479.6068, Owen.mccorquodale@corusent.com

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