Country Comes To The Big Apple

Dierks Bentley, Luke Bryan and Brad Paisley will headline FarmBorough, the first-ever country music festival to be hosted in New York City, set for June 2015.

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Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam, Frank Brown Park, Panama City Beach, Fla.

Announced by Founders Entertainment and Live Nation during a press conference, FarmBorough will take place at Randall’s Island June 26-28.

FarmBorough’s inaugural lineup includes Wade Bowen, Brandy Clark, Maddie & Tae, Kip Moore,Ashley Monroe, Randy Houser, The Cadillac Three and Dwight Yoakam.  Expect more artists to be announced.

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MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre, Tampa, Fla.

“We’ve been dreaming about bringing a country festival to New York for a long time, and we feel like the time is right now,” Live Nation President of Country Touring, Brian O’Connell, said.  “We have the perfect partner in Founders and the perfect location on Randall’s Island to really bring fans and artists something special.  New York City is a global destination.  Country fans from all over the world can come to the city and take advantage of all it has to offer, while enjoying three days of the best country music acts too.”

But wait, there’s more.

“We’re thrilled to bring our hometown of New York City its first-ever country music festival,” Founders Entertainment co-founder/partner, Jordan Wolowitz, said. “Brian o”Connell and his team at Live Nation are the ideal partners for this venture, and together we form a festival dream team.  With Governors Ball, and now FarmBorough, New York City is host to premier, world class, music festivals.”

Let’s talk tickets. Citi is the official FarmBorough credit card.  The company will hold a presale for its members beginning Oct. 31.

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Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, Md.

Three-day passes starting at $225 (plus applicable service charges and fees) go on sale Nov. 6 at 10 a.m. EST.  VIP package upgrades with access to Skyline Lounge perks will also be available.  Head on over to for more information.