NEW YORK, April 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Bud Light has done it again; in yet another move to bring the people of America together, the brand has announced the second installment in its exciting lineup of Bud Light Music stage moments to take place during music festivals throughout Summer 2016. Kicking off the summer at Stagecoach Music Festival on April 29 in Indio, CA is Grammy-nominated and multi-platinum selling artist Sam Hunt.
The brand most recently showed off its musical chops at SXSW, playing host to some of the most coveted and talked about acts during the five day festival in Austin with The Roots bringing their legendary Jam session to SXSW at the first ever Bud Light Factory.
"Bud Light Music allows us to bring music fans together to experience unique artist collaborations that only Bud Light can provide. We did it in an incredible way at The Bud Light Factory during SXSW, and we couldn't think of anyone better to help kick off summer than Sam Hunt – along with surprise artists—at Stagecoach Music Festival," said Alex Lambrecht, vice president, Bud Light. "Bud Light is all about bringing people together to have fun and we can't wait to bring special experiences all summer long for music fans across the country."
"I am thrilled to be performing at the 10th anniversary of Stagecoach," said singer and songwriter Sam Hunt. "I'm really looking forward to sharing this special Bud Light Stage Moment with all of my fans. We're going to have a few great surprises for everyone. It's going to be an amazing night."
This guaranteed one-of-a-kind performance on the first night of the Stagecoach Music Festival is just another example of how Bud Light will be bringing attendees together over America's favorite beer and encouraging them to raise one to right now – summer 2016.
About Bud Light
Introduced in 1982, Bud Light is a premium light lager with a superior drinkability that has made it the best-selling and most popular beer in the United States. Bud Light is brewed using a blend of premium aroma hop varieties, both American-grown and imported, and a combination of barley malts and rice. The light-bodied beer features a fresh, clean and subtle hop aroma, delicate malt sweetness and a crisp finish that delivers the ultimate refreshment. For more information, visit www.BudLight.com.
About Sam Hunt:
Sam Hunt's debut album Montevallo (MCA Nashville) topped the Billboard Country Albums chart in its first week and still remains the best-selling debut album for a country artist since 2011. Montevallo landed on multiple "Best of" lists including the Associated Press, Billboard, Country Weekly, Los Angeles Times, NPR, Rolling Stone, SPIN Magazine, Village Voice and The Washington Post, and the album has so far produced three consecutive No. 1 Platinum-selling singles with "Leave the Night On," "House Party," the double-Platinum "Take Your Time," plus Hunt's Platinum-selling hit, "Break Up In A Small Town" and his fifth single from the project, "Make You Miss Me," playing at radio now. The monumental album has spent 51 of the past 52 weeks in the Top 10 on the country album sales chart – nine of those weeks at No. 1.
Hunt recently earned his first-ever GRAMMY nominations for Best New Artist and Best Country Album. He also celebrated his first American Music Award earning the all-genre New Artist of the Year title and was just nominated for four Billboard Music Awards 2016. As a celebrated songwriter Hunt's credits include, in addition to all the tracks on Montevallo, Kenny Chesney's No. 1 "Come Over," Billy Currington's No. 1 "We Are Tonight" and Keith Urban's Top 10 "Cop Car."
In addition to his own headlining tour dates, Hunt joins Kenny Chesney and Miranda Lambert on the Spread The Love Tour this spring. For music, images, tour dates and more on Sam Hunt, visit www.SamHunt.com.
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