Las Vegas to host star-studded music event with Lady Gaga, Coldplay
Thursday 14 July 2011
American media conglomerate Clear Channel will hold the first iHeartRadio Music Festival at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on September 23 and 24. The two-day event will be hosted by American television star Ryan Seacrest and feature major acts including Lady Gaga, Coldplay, and the Black Eyed Peas, among many more.
Other artists taking the stage include Kenny Chesney, Nicki Minaj, Alicia Keys, David Guetta, Jane's Addiction, Bruno Mars, John Mayer, Steven Tyler, Jennifer Lopez, Usher, Sting, Sublime with Rome, and American Idols Kelly Clarkson and Carrie Underwood.
Tickets are available for pre-sale via the iHeartRadio Facebook page and will go on sale to the general public on July 16 at 1 p.m. EST at iHeartRadio.com with the keyword "Vegas." Ticket prices start at $45.
According to Seacrest's website, more acts will be announced throughout the summer.
Announced this week, the iHeartRadio Music Festival will offer live streaming via iHeartRadio.com and the iHeart Radio mobile app for the event, available for download for US residents only. It is unclear at this point whether or not the internet live stream will be available for music fans outside of the US but stay tuned to the website as more information becomes available.
The concert is to help celebrate the official launch of iHeartRadio's new service that, similar to Pandora in the US, will combine Clear Channels' more than 750 broadcast radio and digital-only stations with the ability to create custom stations.
Other events you can stream liv e include the iTunes Festival, in its fifth year and sponsored by Apple, now holding court at The Roundhouse in central London through July 31. Also coming up, Fleet Foxes, Animal Collective, and TV on the Radio are taking the main stage at this year's three-day Pitchfork Music Festival in Chicago, July 15-17.
For the iHeartRadio festival ticket information: http://www.iheartradio.com/cc-common/iheartradio-music-festival/tickets.php
Get the app: http://www.iheartradio.com/cc-common/iheartradio-music-festival/app.php
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