Bayou Country Superfest 2016

Bayou Country Superfest 2016

May 27, 2016 - May 29, 2016
May 27, 2016 - May 29, 2016
Baton Rouge
Baton Rouge
 
 

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The Bayou Country Superfest is a music festival held each Memorial Day weekend since 2010 at the Tiger Stadium (LSU) in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Since debuting on May 29, 2010, Bayou Country Superfest has brought together the biggest stars in country music for a three-day celebration on the campus of Louisiana State University.[2] The festival has included country artists such as Kenny Chesney, Keith Urban, Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert, Brooks & Dunn, Sugarland, Zac Brown Band, Tim McGraw, Luke Bryan, Lady Antebellum, Reba McEntire, George Strait and Blake Shelton. Bayou Country's expanded schedule in 2014 allowed for the event's largest attendance to date with 135,000 attendees.[3]

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Luke Bryan
American country music singer-songwriter
bornJuly 17, 1976
Leesburg, Georgia, United States
 
Eric Church
American musician
bornMay 3, 1977
Granite Falls, North Carolina, United States
 
Lady Antebellum
 
 
Jason Aldean
American singer
bornFebruary 28, 1977
Macon, Georgia, United States

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Headliner

Thomas Luther Bryan (born July 17, 1976), known professionally as Luke Bryan, is an American country music singer and songwriter. Bryan began his musical career in the mid 2000s, writing songs for his longtime friends from high school, performers Travis Tritt and Billy Currington and releasing his first spring break album. After signing with Capitol Nashville in Nashville, Tennessee in 2007 with his cousin, Chad Christopher Boyd, he released the album I'll Stay Me, which included the singles "All My Friends Say", "We Rode in Trucks", and "Country Man". The follow-up album Doin' My Thing included "Do I", which Bryan co-wrote with Charles Kelley and Dave Haywood of Lady Antebellum, and the #1 singles "Rain Is a Good Thing" and "Someone Else Calling You Baby".

Tailgates & Tanlines, released in 2011, includes "Country Girl (Shake It for Me)", and the number one singles "I Don't Want This Night to End", "Drunk on You", and "Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye". Bryan's fourth album, Crash My Party, was released in August 2013 and includes the number one singles "Crash My Party", "That's My Kind of Night", "Drink a Beer", "Play It Again", "Roller Coaster" and "I See You". The fifth album, Kill The Lights, was released in August 2015 and its lead single, "Kick the Dust Up", became his 13th number one hit, followed by his 14th number one "Strip It Down". Bryan co-wrote all of his singles with the exception of "Drunk on You", "Crash My Party", "That's My Kind of Night", "Drink a Beer", "Play It Again", "Roller Coaster", and "Kick the Dust Up" and co-produced all four albums and one compilation album with Jeff Stevens. Bryan was the recipient of the Academy of Country Music Awards and Country Music Association Awards "Entertainer of the Year" award.[8] To date, Bryan has sold over 7 million albums and 27 million singles worldwide.[9]

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Kenneth Eric Church (born May 3, 1977), known professionally as Eric Church, is an American musician, singer and songwriter. Signed to Capitol Nashville since 2005, he has since released a total of five studio albums for that label. His debut album, 2006's Sinners Like Me, produced four singles on the Billboard country charts including the top 20 hits "How 'Bout You", "Two Pink Lines", and "Guys Like Me".

His second album, 2009's Carolina, produced three more singles: "Smoke a Little Smoke" and his first top 10 hits, "Love Your Love the Most" and "Hell on the Heart". 2011's Chief, his first No. 1 album, gave him his first two No. 1 singles, "Drink in My Hand" and "Springsteen", and the hits "Homeboy", "Creepin'", and "Like Jesus Does". His third No. 1 single was "The Only Way I Know", which he, Jason Aldean, and Luke Bryan recorded for Aldean's album Night Train. A fourth album, The Outsiders, was released in February 2014. It produced five new singles between 2013–15 with the title track, "Give Me Back My Hometown", "Cold One", "Talladega" and "Like a Wrecking Ball". "Talladega" and "Give Me Back My Hometown" each reached number one on the Country Airplay chart. Eric Church got his sixth No. 1 hit with Keith Urban in May 2015 with the single "Raise 'Em Up". He released his fifth studio album, Mr. Misunderstood, on November 3, 2015.

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Tiger Stadium
Tiger Stadium, popularly known as Death Valley, is an outdoor stadium located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. It is best known as the home stadium of the Louisiana State University Tigers football team. Prior to 1924, LSU played its home games at State Field which was located on the old LSU Campus in Downtown Baton Rouge.

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Bayou Country Superfest numbers down by 25K from last year
WAFB  –  May 31, 2016
Despite the great weather this Memorial weekend, not as many people showed up to the seventh annual Bayou Country Superfest as in years past. The three-day country music fest held in LSU's Tiger Stadium finished with attendance down by 25,000 tickets ...
2016 Bayou Country Superfest attendance drops for second year, organizers say
The Advocate  –  May 30, 2016
Attendance at the 2016 Bayou Country Superfest in LSU’s Tiger Stadium dropped for the second straight year, according to festival organizers. About 100,000 people attended the three-day festival, which saw headliners Luke Bryan, Eric Church and Jason ...
Bayou Country Superfest attendance drops to 100k in 2016
The Times-Picayune  –  May 30, 2016
Bayou Country Superfest attendance dropped by about 25,000 attendees in 2016, according to numbers provided by event organizer Festival Productions Inc. The country music festival held in Baton Rouge welcomed about 100,000 people in total over the three ...
Fans weigh in on success of Bayou Country Superfest
Acadiana's Multi-Media News klfy.com  –  May 30, 2016
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) – Thousands of fans packed Tiger Stadium throughout the weekend, but on its final night, many fans were vocal about whether the biggest weekend in Baton Rouge was able to deliver this year. It was a sea of boots all weekend long ...
Bayou Country Superfest excites faithful fans
14 News  –  May 28, 2016
This weekend, Tiger Stadium is trading in football pads and cleats for cowboy boots and guitars as the seventh annual Bayou Country Superfest kicked off the first day of the three-day concert. Thousands of people gathered outside as the gates opened and ...
Country music takes over Baton Rouge this weekend
The Miami Herald  –  May 27, 2016
Country music fans descend on Baton Rouge, Louisiana, for the Memorial Day weekend to hear some of the hottest performers in the genre including Luke Bryan, Jason Aldean and Eric Church as part of the 2016 Bayou County Superfest. The star-studded three-day ...
Bayou Country Superfest central: Performance times, fan fest info, parking details, more
theneworleansadvocate.com  –  May 26, 2016
Baton Rouge is going country this weekend. Bayou Country Superfest returns to LSU Tiger Stadium on May 27-29. Organizer Quint Davis said, by getting the biggest names in country music, Bayou Country Superfest has made Baton Rouge an "entertainment destination.
The essentials to Bayou Country Superfest
Fox 19  –  May 26, 2016
Before you head to Tiger Stadium for the Bayou Country Superfest, WAFB's Louisiana Weekend shares what you need to know to enjoy the biggest Memorial Day concert in Baton Rouge. There are some great new features to check out at Kings Island this weekend ...
Country 500 ready to roar at Daytona
Daytona Beach News-Journal  –  May 21, 2016
including the Buckeye Country Superfest in Columbus, Ohio, and Bayou Country Superfest, a Memorial Day festival in Baton Rouge, La. “In Year One of a new festival you want to seed the event somewhat,” Davis said. “With a new event, there’s always a ...

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