Coors Banquet Kick-Off Party To Start Fifth Year Off On A High with Jake Owen Headlining at Boots and Hearts

Emerson Drive, Tebey, Meghan Patrick and Johnson Crook Open Canada's Largest Country Music Festival

ORO-MEDONTE, ON, March 24, 2016 /CNW/ - Coors Banquet will be back as the "Official Beer of Boots and Hearts" as Republic Live, organizers of the Boots and Hearts Music Festival, announced earlier today that the Coors Banquet Kick-Off Party, will be even bigger in it's fifth year celebrations featuring headliner Jake Owen. The Coors Banquet Kick-Off Party is open to all ticket holders and will also feature performances from Emerson Drive, Tebey, Meghan Patrick and Johnson Crook. Tickets for Boots and Hearts are currently on sale at Tier 2 GA pricing $249.99 and can be purchased exclusively at www.bootsandhearts.com. As the official beer partner, Coors Banquet will be on-site all weekend, with additional partner offerings including Coors Light.

"What better way to kick off our fifth anniversary than having Jake Owen as our Thursday night headliner and our partners at Coors Banquet hosting one of the best parties of the summer," said Laura Kennedy, Director of Public Relations, Republic Live. "This will be Jake's first performance at Boots and Hearts and we know our fans are just going to go crazy when he takes the stage. To have Emerson Drive back again this year is incredible and with Tebey performing the same night, we might just see some exciting collaborations on stage. Meghan Patrick is a great addition to the line up and we know her new music is really something that's going to blow fans away, along with Johnson Crook, from our 2015 Emerging Artist Showcase, who are great up-and-coming artists that round out our Thursday night line up nicely. Our gates on Thursday will open at 5P.M. for fans to come in, grab a cold Coors Banquet and kick off our fifth anniversary celebrations with 45,000 other country music fans."

"We are so excited to have Coors Banquet back as the official beer sponsor of Boots and Hearts for the 5th anniversary of this iconic event," says Nicole Wolff, Marketing Manager, Coors Banquet.  "We can't wait to celebrate alongside amazing artists and some of Canada's biggest country music fans with a Banquet in hand!"

About Coors Banquet
Coors Banquet was born in Golden, Colorado when Adolph Coors first brewed it in 1873. Coors Banquet is still imported from Golden and brewed using quality ingredients from natural sources such as 100% Rocky Mountain water and High Country barley. Legend has it that, in the late 1800s, thirsty miners threw celebratory banquets, with Coors as the honorary beer because of its superior craftsmanship. It was nicknamed "The Banquet Beer." Coors Banquet is currently available in cans and draught at select retailers, bars and restaurants across Canada.

About Boots and Hearts
Boots and Hearts is an annual country music festival event run by Republic Live, that will take place at the custom-designed camping and festival grounds at Burl's Creek this summer from August 4th – 7th.  This year's festival features headliners Blake Shelton, Tim McGraw and Dierks Bentley joined by Jake Owen, Sam Hunt, Chase Rice, Dean Brody, Tim Hicks, Diamond Rio, Emerson Drive, Chase Bryant, Dylan Scott, Jason Blaine, Cam, Alan Doyle and the Beautiful Gypsies, Tebey, Raquel Cole, River Town Saints, Autumn Hill, Meghan Patrick, Madeline Merlo Lindsay Ell, Jojo Mason, Jason Benoit, Jordan McIntosh, David James, Lindsay Broughton, The Reklaws, The Dungarees, Cory Marquardt, Kaitlin Kozell, Johnson Crook, Brea Lawrenson and MacArthur Clark.  Boots and Hearts recently won the CCMA (Canadian Country Music Association) Festival of the Year Award and Canadian Music Week 2015 Festival of the Year.  All tickets and camping offerings are currently on sale at www.bootsandhearts.com.

SOURCE Boots and Hearts Music Festival

Image with caption: "Coors Banquet Kick-Off Party To Start Fifth Year Off On A High with Jake Owen Headlining at Boots and Hearts (CNW Group/Boots and Hearts Music Festival)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20160324_C7577_PHOTO_EN_648126.jpg

For further information: To schedule an interview or for more information please contact: Laura Kennedy, Senior Director of Public Relations, Republic Live, Tel. (705) 300-7734 ext 306, Email: laurak@republiclive.com


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