BALTIMORE, April 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Stronach Group, owners of the legendary Preakness Stakes and Pimlico Race Course, announced today that Grammy and Billboard award-winning electronic music artist Zedd will be the special guest artist joining the 2017 Preakness Budweiser InfieldFest on Saturday, May 20th.
To celebrate Zedd's addition to one of the biggest multi-entertainment festivals in the region, limited edition four-pack bundles are now available for General Admission and the MUG Club until May 6th. Tickets can be purchased at http://www.preakness.com/infield/budweiser-infieldfest or through the ticket office at 877.206.8042.
Budwesier InfieldFest is an eclectic music festival that takes place amid one of the most anticipated and attended annual sporting events, the Preakness Stakes, the Middle Jewel of the Triple Crown. The event attracts fans from around the world that flock to Baltimore and the Washington D.C. region to take part in the weeklong celebration of the sport of thoroughbred horse racing.
Zedd's current single "Stay" with Alessia Cara is an international hit, rapidly climbing Global Spotify Charts (current #10), #9 at US Top 40 radio and approaching top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100. The classically trained pianist delved into electronic music in 2009 and has since worked with artist like Selena Gomez, Kesha and Hayley Williams.
With the addition of Zedd to the already incredible entertainment lineup that includes country superstar Sam Hunt along with Good Charlotte, LOCASH and High Valley, music lovers of all genres will enjoy an unforgettable day of entertainment, horse racing, fashion and fun.
Since 2009, The Stronach Group has partnered with I.M.P., renowned independent promoters and owners of the famed 9:30 Club, operators of Merriweather Post Pavilion and The Lincoln Theatre, and soon to open The Anthem at D.C's Southwest waterfront, to deliver a top tier festival experience on the InfieldFest main stage.
The Preakness and Budweiser InfieldFest are expected to draw over 130,000 fans on race day and can be seen nationwide via the live NBC broadcast from 4:30-6:45pm EST.
Follow all of the excitement of the 142nd Preakness on Facebook @Preakness and on Instagram and Twitter @PreaknessStakes using the hashtag, #preakness and #BudweiserInfieldFest.
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History of Preakness InfieldFest
Preakness InfieldFest is a multi-entertainment festival featuring national headlining artists on two stages, the popular MUG Club and unique attractions throughout the day to give fans an unparalleled entertainment experience. InfieldFest has showcased many of music's biggest stars, including The Chainsmokers and Fetty Wap (2016), Armin van Buuren and Childish Gambino (2015), Lorde and NAS (2014), Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Pitbull and Florida Georgia Line (2013), Maroon 5 and Wiz Khalifa (2012), Bruno Mars (2011), Zac Brown, O.A.R. and Train (2010), and Buckcherry and ZZ Top (2009).
About The Stronach Group
The Stronach Group (TSG) is an industry leader in world-class horse racing, entertainment and pari-mutuel wagering technology. Within our portfolio of racing and gaming businesses, the Company holds some of the greatest brands in the industry including; Santa Anita Park, "The Great Race Place"; Pimlico Race Course, home of the legendary Preakness Stakes; Gulfstream Park, one of Florida's newest entertainment destination centers, and home to the $16-million Pegasus World Cup Invitational, the world's richest Thoroughbred horse race; Laurel Park; Golden Gate Fields; Portland Meadows; and Rosecroft Raceway. TSG is an industry leader in pari-mutuel technology through its subsidiaries AmTote and Xpressbet and is a major distributor of horse racing content to a global audience through Monarch Content Management. The award winning Adena Springs is the breeding and training facility of The Stronach Group with stables in Kentucky, Florida and Ontario. For more on The Stronach Group, visit www.stronachgroup.com.
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