Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert set to Play 'Route 66 Harvest' Festival in October

Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert perform at the Stagecoach Festival in 2012

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Country Music fans in the Las Vegas area are going to be in luck with the debut of a brand new music festival that will keep the city rocking this October. Live Nation along with MGM Records International announced Route 66 Harvest. The event is scheduled for October 3-5, and will feature a mix of new stars, veterans, and five of the format’s biggest draws – Jason Aldean, Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton, Dierks Bentley, and Brantley Gilbert.

Set to take place at The Lot across from Luxor Hotel & Casino, country music fans will get an exclusive music experience in true Sin City-style. Three-day passes start at $169 and go on sale Friday, Aug. 1 at 10 a.m. PST. For more information, visit www.rt91harvest.com.

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Other artists on the bill include newcomers Tyler Farr, Lindsay Ell, and Sam Hunt – as well as current hitmakers Randy Houser and Dustin Lynch. Charles Esten and Clare Bowen from ABC’s “Nashville” will be on the lineup – as well perennial favorites Neal McCoy and Dwight Yoakam – who just inked a new deal with Warner Brothers.

The festival will provide fans with the opportunity to upgrade their tickets and enjoy the festivities, Vegas-style, with special amenities including exclusive bar access, elevated stage views, lounge seating and massage services, among many other VIP services. Additionally, Route 91 Harvest attendees will enjoy special room rates at all MGM Resorts International properties.

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"Las Vegas and country music are synonymous with over the top events, and we know that Route 91 Harvest will deliver the latest, greatest experience for fans from all over the world," said Brian O'Connell, Live Nation President of Country Touring.”

Chris Baldizan, senior vice president of entertainment for MGM Resorts International, said, “It’s exciting to see the Route 91 Harvest Festival come to fruition. With an amazing line-up of talent over three days, our guests will experience country music at a unique, one-of-a-kind venue right on the world-famous Las Vegas Strip. It’s great to have a partner like Live Nation who shares our passion and vision for entertainment.”