Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley and Luke Bryan will be the headliners for the inaugural Faster Horses Festival, a three-day country music and camping event taking place July 19-21 on the grounds of the Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Mich.
Kix Brooks, Chris Young, Colt Ford, Jerrod Niemann, Thompson Square, Jon Pardi, Ashley Monroe, David Nail, Brett Eldridge, Drake White, Chase Rice, Greg Bates, Thomas Rhett and DJ Silver will also be on the two-stage bill. Between 40-50 national and regional acts will ultimately be featured according to Live Nation's Brian O'Connell, a multiple Academy of Country Music Producer of the Year award winner and creator of last year's successful Watershed Festival at the Gorge Amphitheatre in Washington state.
"The artists are great, obviously they're the drivers," O'Connell tells Billboard. "But the long-term success of a festival like this is people coming and spending three days with us and us entertaining them for three days and nights. We're going to give them plenty of options during the day and evening...to create that vibe that they can't resist."