The Band Perry, Justin Moore, Brantley Gilbert and More Will Headline Stages at the “Crown Royal Presents the John Wayne Walding 400 at the Brickyard” Weekend (July 26 & 27)
Record Label Sponsors Music-Themed Events For Fourth Consecutive Year at Historic Indianapolis Motor Speedway
NASHVILLE, TN (June 23, 2014) – With a stellar line-up of Country music's hottest artists, Big Machine will bring a unique experience to the “Crown Royal Presents the John Wayne Walding 400 at the Brickyard powered by BigMachineRecords.com” weekend for the fourth consecutive year. THE BAND PERRY, JUSTIN MOORE and BRANTLEY GILBERT will headline concerts throughout the Brickfest Music Festival on Saturday (7/26) and Sunday (7/27) at the historic Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Music and racing fans alike will also be introduced to talented newcomers like A THOUSAND HORSES and DRAKE WHITE during the full weekend of entertainment, which is free with track admission each day.
At last month's 2014 CMT Music Awards, Justin announced Green Beret John Wayne Walding as the namesake honoree of the 21st running of the “Crown Royal ‘Your Hero’s Name Here’ 400 at the Brickyard.” This year, Brantley will close out the festivities just before the green flag is waved to begin the big race.
More details on the full schedule for performers below will be revealed in the coming weeks:
THE BAND PERRY has ascended to dizzying heights since releasing their Platinum-certified self-titled debut album and Gold-certified PIONEER on Republic Nashville. The ACM Vocal Group of the Year's string of four #1 smashes include the 5X Platinum "If I Die Young," Platinum “Better Dig Two” and Gold “DONE.," among others. The sibling trio will join Blake Shelton on his TEN TIMES CRAZIER TOUR this summer, in addition to their own dates.
JUSTIN MOORE added a second consecutive #1 debut on the Billboard Country Albums Chart to his list of accolades with OFF THE BEATEN PATH (The Valory Music Co.), which has already produced two consecutive chart-toppers – “Point At You” and “Lettin’ The Night Roll." The reigning ACM New Artist of the Year will hit the road with Miranda Lambert’s PLATINUM TOUR this fall.
BRANTLEY GILBERT is dominating with his chart-topping new album JUST AS I AM (The Valory Music Co.), which marked his first #1 Billboard Country Albums debut and notched the third highest Top 200 album debut of 2014. The album has already produced the Platinum-certified #1 hit “Bottoms Up” and the Top 20-and-rising “Small Town Throwdown,” featuring labelmates Justin Moore and Thomas Rhett.