FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 1, 2016
Toyota Texas Fest presented by JBL Announces Musical Lineup and Food Fest
Toyota Texas Fest brings star-studded concert lineup and two-day food festival to Toyota Stadium
FRISCO, TX – The Toyota Texas Fest presented by JBL (TTF) has released the star-studded concert lineup for the 2016 event at Toyota Stadium, May 20–22, 2016. Daily concert lineups will be headlined by Lee Brice, Kip Moore and Big & Rich with Cowboy Troy. To further enhance spectator entertainment, TTF has announced the Lone Star Food Fest hosted by Dean Fearing.
The Lone Star Food Fest is a fun-filled culinary showcase event that will take place on Saturday, May 21 and Sunday, May 22 at Toyota Stadium in conjunction with TTF. The Lone Star Food Fest will showcase the best food, drinks and restaurants that Texas has to offer. This hospitality ticket provides the opportunity to taste top Texas cuisine and enjoy premium beverage sampling together in an extraordinary atmosphere at Toyota Stadium. “I look forward to being part of the inaugural Lone Star Food Fest” said Dean Fearing. “It provides an exclusive opportunity for premier North Texas restaurants to showcase their menu favorites to a family friendly audience for a great cause.” Lone Star Food Fest tickets will also include access to premium seating during the TTF concerts with a great view of the main stage as well as access to the Stage Pit to get up close to the performers.
All tickets, including Lone Star Food Fest tickets, will go on sale Tuesday, March 8, and will be available online at ToyotaTexasFest.com or the Toyota Stadium Box Office. Toyota Texas Fest General Admission tickets are available for just $10 per day or $20 for a 3-day pass. Children ages 15 and under will be given free General Admission when accompanied by a ticketed adult (limit two children per ticketed adult). Military members and their families will be given free General Admission all weekend (with valid military ID).
Tickets to attend the Lone Star Food Fest are available for $25 per day or $50 for a 3-day pass. Ticket price includes unlimited food and a defined number of beverage samples. For spectators looking for an upgraded experience at Toyota Texas Fest, Lunker Club Hospitality Tickets are available for $250 per day. Ticketholders to the Lunker Club will have access to a climate-controlled hospitality suite, catered buffet and a full bar (must be 21+ to consume alcohol), access to premium Stage Pit, as well as access to the Lone Star Food Fest.
“We just love how this event supports our department” said Dave Terre, TPWD’s Chief of Fish Management. “This event provides a place where youth and families can connect and learn about the outdoors. We’ll have hands-on activities available for children of all ages and department staff available to help you plan your next outdoor adventure in Texas.”
All tickets give spectators access to explore the TPWD Outdoor Adventures Area, outdoor consumer expo, Kid Zone, and enjoy music performances happening on stage all day long. Opening acts include Eric Paslay, Chase Bryant, Roger Creager and more.
Kevin Wyman, Event Coordinator
(713) 580-3682 or email@example.com
Lenny Francoeur, Event Director
(704) 746-4754 or firstname.lastname@example.org
About the Event: The Toyota Texas Fest is a three-day outdoor festival that will take place May 20-22, 2016 at Toyota Stadium (Frisco, Texas). The mission of the event is to raise awareness and funding for the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department. One of the festivals’ main events is the Toyota Texas Bass Classic (TTBC), which is celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2016. TTBC is a world-class bass fishing tournament featuring the top 36 bass anglers competing on Lake Ray Roberts (Denton, Texas). Additionally, the festival will include exceptional entertainment and a wide variety of outdoor programming for the entire family. Activities include games and interactive displays at the Texas Parks and Wildlife Outdoor Adventures Area and an outdoor consumer expo featuring the latest products and services from event partners. Throughout each day, country music’s biggest stars including Lee Brice, Kip Moore, and Big & Rich with Cowboy Troy and more, will entertain thousands of fans.
Our Cause: Proceeds benefit the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department. For more information click here to visit the Texas Parks & Wildlife page. www.tpwd.state.tx.us
About Lee Brice: Double ACM winner Lee Brice kicked off 2016 on the road with his “Life Off My Years” Tour. In addition to being the only Country artist to perform in all 50 states last year, Brice has appeared on ESPN’s “SportsCenter,” ABC’s “Bachelor Live,” NBC’s “The Voice” and performed on the 2016 NHL All-Star Weekend telecast. The “evocative, rough-edged singer” (New York Times) recently debuted the song, “More Love” with long-time friend, Jerrod Niemann, exclusively on SiriusXM’s The Highway. For more information visit www.leebrice.com.
About Kip Moore: A relentless road warrior, Multi-PLATINUM singer/songwriter Kip Moore recently wrapped the second leg of his headlining Wild Ones Tour with four sold-out weekends in a row. Hot on the heels of his sold-out tour, Moore will head over to Australia for the first time next month, followed by headlining shows in The UK and Ireland in April. Fan demand has led to bigger venues being scheduled in Birmingham, UK; Dublin, IE; Manchester, UK and Glasgow, UK and Moore will close out the run with a headlining sold-out date in London, UK. Moore recently released the “beautifully shot music video” (Country Weekly) for “career song” (Billboard) “Running For You,” which was taken from Moore’s sophomore album WILD ONES that VICE declares "sprinkles a little late-night Bonnaroo magic…that's made to be witnessed live.” For more information visit www.kipmoore.net.
About Big & Rich: Big & Rich is comprised of Big Kenny and NBC’s “The Celebrity Apprentice” winner John Rich. The multi-platinum hit duo have garnered multiple Grammy, ACM, CMA and CMT Music Award nominations. The first single, “Look At You,” from their latest studio album, Gravity, smashed into the top 10 on the Country chart. The follow-up single, "Run Away With You," kept the momentum rolling, also hitting the top 10. Their latest single, "Lovin' Lately" featuring Tim McGraw continues to climb the charts. The Country superstars’ first studio album, Horse of a Different Color, includes their hit infectious single, “Save a Horse (Ride a Cowboy).” Other hits include “Comin’ to Your City,” “8th of November” and their No. 1 hit, “Lost in this Moment.” Meanwhile, “Comin’ to Your City” is nearing a decade as the theme song for ESPN’s “College GameDay. For more information visit www.bigandrich.com.
About Eric Paslay: Eric Paslay, delivers a powerful punch as a renowned, Platinum-selling, hit songwriter and dynamic performer. Paslay has celebrated five No. 1 hits including “Even If It Breaks Your Heart” (Eli Young Band), “Barefoot Blue Jean Night” (Jake Owen), “Angel Eyes” (Love & Theft), “Rewind” (Rascal Flatts) and “Friday Night,” the smash lead single from his critically acclaimed self-titled debut album. The Temple, Texas native is a recent GRAMMY nominee (first as a recording artist) in the Best Country Duo/Group category for “The Driver,” performed by Lady Antebellum’s Charles Kelley, featuring Eric and Dierks Bentley and a current “Song of The Year” nominee for “She Don’t Love You” at the upcoming ACM Awards on April 3. A true artist’s artist, USA Today calls Paslay “flat out-brilliant” and American Songwriter names him an influencer of country music. Paslay recently released his back beat-driven groove “High Class,” the lead single from his highly-anticipated sophomore album, and takes the stage on tour with Brad Paisley this winter. For more information visit www.ericpaslay.com.
About Chase Bryant: One of the most celebrated new artists in today’s Country music landscape, 23-year-old Chase Bryant was raised in Orange Grove, TX (pop. 1,200). Bryant’s grandfather played piano for Roy Orbison and Waylon Jennings. His uncles co-founded the group Ricochet. Conway, Merle, Petty, Vince, Bob Wills, Steve Wariner, Bryan Adams and more were early influences as were records by Keith Urban, Sarah Buxton and Jedd Hughes. Bryant’s guitar-wielding Top 10 debut single “Take It On Back” has reached three million combined views on YouTube/ VEVO, spent 15 consecutive weeks on the CMT Hot 20 Countdown, seven weeks to-date on the GAC Top 20 Country Countdown, and was a Top 20 Most Watched Video on VEVO TV Nashville. Internationally, the single was a Top 20 hit in Canada and earned the #1 spot on Australia’s CMC Countdown. Bryant has scored his second consecutive hit – the critically lauded Top 15 “Little Bit of You” – which continues to ascend the Country single charts. Bryant’s debut EP, which he co-produced alongside Derek George (Randy Houser), is available at digital retailers now. For more information visit www.chasebryant.com.
About Roger Creager: Roger Creager is an adventurist; he does not like to sit still while the world passes by. Whether it’s climbing Mount Kilimanjaro in Africa, jumping off his boat to snorkel with wild dolphins, snow skiing in the Rockies, catching tuna 100 miles from shore, piloting his airplane to far-off concerts, spear-fishing around oil rigs, scuba diving coral reefs, surfing in Costa Rica, or playing music through the Italian countryside, he tries to get the most out of what the world has to offer. All of this finds its way into Roger’s music and live shows. His passion for life invigorates everyone around him including his fan base. Those who get hooked on his charisma and high energy come back show after show, year after year, and record after record. For more information visit www.rogercreager.com.
About Dean Fearing: Known for the “Elevated American Cuisine – Bold Flavors, No Borders” of his Dallas restaurant, Dean Fearing’s food philosophy is simple: “I cook what people want to eat.” Not one for glorified or complicated menus, Dean is inspired by tastes that show off the flavorful best of every ingredient. Whether a dish blends sweet with savory (a Fearing’s specialty), the sizzling aroma of molasses-mopped Texas rib-eye cooked over live mesquite, the juiciness of newly-plucked Texas produce, or the ice-cold zing of a Dean’s Margarita — or whether Dean is creating his legendary tortilla soup, signature Southwestern barbecued shrimp tacos with tropical mango salsa, exquisitely prepared seafood, or the all-American comfort of banana cream pie, he delivers what he promises: Bold Flavors, No Borders – and great-tasting food of the highest quality. The unique, unforgettable tastes of Fearing’s cuisine can be found nowhere else. They are one-of-a-kind.
Current sponsors: Toyota, JBL by Harman, Bass Pro Shops, NITRO Boats, GEICO, Anheuser-Busch, Embassy Suites Dallas Frisco Hotel Convention Center & Spa, Frisco Convention & Visitors Bureau.
For additional information, visit ToyotaTexasFest.com or call 1-866-907-0143. Make sure to “Like” us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter for tournament news, updates, contests and more!