FIRST EVER COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL SET FOR NEW YORK CITY AS FARMBOROUGH PLANTS ON RANDALL'S ISLAND IN JUNE 2015 Dierks Bentley, Luke Bryan, Brad Paisley Set To Headline The New Festival – Tickets On Sale Next Week New York, NY – October 29, 2014 – Live Nation Entertainment and Founders Entertainment announced today during a press conference that they will launch the first-ever country music festival in New York City. FarmBorough is set to take place on Randall's Island June 26-28, 2015 and will feature Dierks Bentley, Luke Bryan and Brad Paisley at the top of the all-star line up. The first additional artists to be announced for the three-day festival include Wade Bowen, Brandy Clark, Maddie & Tae, Kip Moore, Ashley Monroe, Randy Houser, The Cadillac Three and Dwight Yoakam with more to be revealed over the coming weeks. Three-day passes start at $225 (plus applicable service charges and fees) and go on-sale Thurs., Nov 6 at 10 AM EST. Fans will also have the option to upgrade to VIP three-day packages with access to Skyline Lounge featuring skyline views, private bars and more. For more information and pricing information, visit: www.farmboroughfestival.com. FarmBorough comes from the creators of premier country music festivals Watershed, Faster Horses and Route 91 Harvest, in partnership with Founders Entertainment, the force behind the ever-popular Governors Ball Music Festival. Together they will bring an unrivaled list of country's most popular acts to the heart of New York City, as well as highlight some undiscovered talent with the "Next From Nashville" stage. “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. We have the perfect partner in Founders and the perfect location on Randall's Island to really bring fans and artists something special," said Brian O'Connell, Live Nation President of Country Touring. “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." "We're thrilled to bring our hometown of New York City its first-ever Country music festival. This has been many years in the making, and we couldn't be more excited to launch FarmBorough in June,” said Co-founder and Partner at Founders Entertainment, Jordan Wolowitz. “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." Citi® is the official credit card of FarmBorough Festival. Citi® card members will have access to pre-sale tickets beginning Friday, Oct 31 through Citi's Private Pass® Program. For complete details, visit www.citipress.com. About Live Nation Entertainment: Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) is the world's leading live entertainment company comprised of global market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation & House of Blues Concerts, LN Media and Artist Nation Management. For additional information, visit: www.livenationentertainment.com. About Founders Entertainment: Founders Entertainment is an independent event production and promotion company specializing in creating, producing, and promoting concerts and festivals. As the promoters of the immensely successful Governors Ball Music Festival, the New York City based company has quickly made a name for itself as a major player on the North American festival landscape. Partners at Founders Entertainment have been honored as Billboard "30 under 30" and "40 under 40" awards winners, and the company has been featured in the likes of Fast Company, Wall Street Journal, Crains, Bloomberg, Reuters, and Pollstar. For additional information, visit: www.foundersent.com. Follow further FarmBorough updates on Facebook: facebook.com/farmboroughfestival, Twitter: @FarmBoroughFest, Instagram: @Farmboroughfest and join the conversation on Twitter, using #farmborough and #nycgoescountry To be considered for on site media credentials please download the application form here.
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