Blake Shelton, Toby Keith Lead 2021 iHeartCountry Festival Lineup

The August 30 event will once again welcome a live audience!

Written by Chris Parton
Blake Shelton, Toby Keith Lead 2021 iHeartCountry Festival Lineup
LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 15: Toby Keith (L) and Blake Shelton perform onstage during the 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 15, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jason Merritt/ACMA2018/Getty Images for ACM)

After going virtual in 2020, the iHeartCountry Festival returns to a live format for 2021, and it’s lineup is packed with country radio stars.

Announcing the cast of performers on Tuesday (July 20), organizers say Blake Shelton, Toby Keith, Little Big Town, Jake Owen, Lee Brice, Carly Pearce, Cole Swindell and Chase Rice will take the stage on October 30.

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Now in its eighth year, the Texas-based iHeartCountry Festival returns to the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas. Fans will once again be welcomed back to the one-day blowout, and the show will be hosted by iHeartMedia’s nationally-syndicated top on-air Country personality, Bobby Bones. Meanwhile, fans who don’t attend can watch at home via LiveXLive and iHeartMedia’s Country music radio stations, which will broadcast the event live in their local markets and on

“The iHeartCountry Festival is one of Country music’s most-anticipated nights, and this year is especially exciting,” said Rod Phillips, Executive Vice President of Programming for iHeartCountry. “Live music is back, and we can’t wait to return to the Frank Erwin Center with this iconic lineup.”

Capital One Cardholders have exclusive access to special pre-sale tickets before beginning Tuesday, July 27 at 11 a.m. ET/10 a.m. CT, and general public sales start two days later — Friday, July 30 at 1 p.m. ET/12 p.m. CT at

The 2020 iHeartCountry Festival featured Dierks Bentley, Lady ASam HuntKane BrownKelsea BalleriniDustin LynchJon PardiRiley Green, with special performances by Morgan Evans and Gabby Barrett. Last weekend, Bobby Bones and fiancée Caitlin Parker were married in a star-studded, at-home wedding ceremony.