20 Facts You Need to Know About The 2020 iHeartCountry Festival Lineup


Get ready to see your favorite country music stars in action again, because the 2020 iHeartCountry Festival Presented by Capital One is happening on October 23rd, and the virtual show will feature some of the biggest artists in the genre.

The star-studded event, recorded live on one stage in Nashville, will feature Dierks Bentley, Lady A, Sam Hunt, Kane Brown, Kelsea Ballerini, Dustin Lynch, Jon Pardi, Riley Green, with special performances by Morgan Evans and Gabby Barrett, and a guest appearance by Bobby Bones.

Fans can tune in to watch the 2020 iHeartCountry Festival Presented by Capital One on October 23rd at 7pm CT/8pm ET/5pm PT via an exclusive stream on livexlive.com. The show will also be broadcast live across iHeartMedia's Country music radio stations all over the country, as well as on iHeartCountry Radio via the iHeartRadio app.

Learn all about the 2020 iHeartCountry Music Festival Presented by Capital One Lineup below.

Dierks Bentley

1. Not only does Bentley own a plane, but he also has a private pilot’s license.

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2. Although his real name is Fredrick Dierks Bentley, he's always gone by Dierks.

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Kane Brown

3. Brown always has socks on, even at the beach!

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4. His mother and his grandmother are his personal heroes.

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Kelsea Ballerini

5. Ballerini would be a make-up artist or veterinarian if she wasn't a singer.

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6. She is so dedicated to her art that she is committed to writing every song on her albums.

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Dustin Lynch

7. Dustin was a medical student before pursuing music! He shared with Cody Alan that med school helped prepare him for life as a musician.

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8. His guilty pleasure movies are National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, Step Brothers, and Wedding Crashers.

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Jon Pardi

9. Before making it big, Pardi became a lifeguard to support himself.

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10. He’s the kind of guy who can enjoy a simple meal from the gas station.

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Riley Green

11. He goes way back with his pal, Sam Hunt. They hung out and sang in Nashville before they ever shared a tour manager.

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12. Lynyrd Skynyrd’s “Sweet Home Alabama” was the very first song Green learned on guitar.

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Morgan Evans

13. Evans toured with Taylor Swift and Alan Jackson when he was just a teenager!

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14. He’s married to Kelsea Ballerini! The two wed in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico on December 2, 2017.

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Gabby Barrett

15. The Pennsylvania native began singing in her local gospel choir when she was 9.

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16. She was discovered through American Idol in 2018!

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Lady A

17. Their front woman, Hillary Scott, auditioned twice for American Idol.

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18. All three members are married, just not to each other!

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Sam Hunt

19. Hunt is skilled with a bow and arrow, he kills time in between shows with target practice.

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20. He’s penned many chart-topping songs with artists like Keith Urban and William Michael Morgan.

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