MIXTAPE FESTIVAL RETURNS July 26 & 27 TO HERSHEYPARK STADIUM -- Presented by
VH1 and Live Nation
THE POP MUSIC FESTIVAL RETURNS FOR SECOND YEAR AND WILL HOST SOME OF TODAY'S
BIGGEST NAMES IN MUSIC!
FESTIVAL REUNITES TLC FOR THEIR ONLY NORTH AMERICAN PERFORMANCE!
LINE-UP ALSO INCLUDES: TRAIN, NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK, THE SCRIPT, JONAS
BROTHERS, ONEREPUBLIC, BOYZ II MEN AND MANY MORE!
Tickets Go On Sale to the Public Friday, May 10 at 10am EST
2-DAY PASSES STARTING AT $50!
HERSHEY, Pa., April 29, 2013
HERSHEY, Pa., April 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Following last year's summer blow
out, Mixtape Festival is returning for the second year, bringing some of
music's top acts to the world famous Hersheypark Stadium on Friday, July 26^th
and Saturday, July 27^th. Presented by Live Nation and VH1, Mixtape Festival
2013 will feature platinum-selling marquee acts, icons and pop phenomenons
over the course of the two-day festival. Artists this year include Train, New
Kids On The Block, The Script, Jonas Brothers, OneRepublic, Rev Run & DJ
Ruckus, Boyz II Men, Hanson and more. Plus fans can see TLC live – their only
North American appearance!
"We are so thrilled to bring back the Mixtape Festival to Hershey," said Geoff
Gordon, Live Nation Philadelphia Regional President. "There's an incredible
lineup and tons of interactive and fun activities, all while being set at a
world-class amusement park – it's really a pop music lover's dream."
Live Nation and VH1 are teaming up this year to present Mixtape Festival 2013.
This collaboration will further solidify Mixtape Festival as a major pop show
and serve as a means to enhance the experience with fan events, interactive
exhibits, VIP Packages and so much more.
"VH1 is excited to partner with Live Nation for Mixtape Festival, the premiere
pop music event of the summer," said Rick Krim, EVP Music &Talent Relations,
VH1. "It's a stellar line-up of artists that make up a large part of VH1's
musical backbone. There is something for everyone and will make for a
one-of-kind musical experience."
Featuring exclusive fan events, interactive exhibits, food trucks, and
celebrity & special guest appearances, this one-of-a-kind music festival is
accessible, inclusive, and designed as a shared celebration of all things
This year's VIP ticketing packages are a great option for the ultimate pop
music fan wanting to experience the best Mixtape Festival 2013 has to offer.
VIP packages will include: the best seats in the house, meet and greets with
their favorite Mixtape artists, a 'Rock N Jock' dodgeball game, exclusive VIP
after party with performances by Benji Madden and Rev Run & DJ Ruckus, and so
much more! VIP package details and options are available at
This will be an exciting year for many of the bands participating in the
festival. Train is embarking on a huge tour this summer in support of their
fifth album, California 37. Tionne "T-Boz" Watkins and Rozanda "Chili" Thomas
will be reuniting this year, marking TLC's only North American reunion date.
Jonas Brothers will also be celebrating a reunion tour this summer.And New
Kids On The Block have just released 10, their brand new studio album which
debuted in the top 10 of the Billboard Top 200 chart, and are celebrating
20^th anniversary as a band.
"Mixtape was so much fun last year, the energy was there and the fans came out
in droves to support," said members of New Kids on the Block. "We can't wait
to do it all again this summer. The festival is just continuing to grow and
grow, only in its second year and definitely stepping it up already. There
will be tons of surprises and new additions that we can't wait to be a part
Single-day, two-day passes and VIP packages will go on sale Friday, May 10 at
10am and will be available at GIANT Center Box Office, MixtapeFestival.com,
Ticketmaster.com, HersheyEntertainment.com, Ticketmaster outlets or by-phone
at 800-745-3000. Two-day passes start at $50. American Express cardmembers
will receive an exclusive presale beginning Friday, May 3 at 10am EST.
For additional information on tickets, show details and VIP packages please
visit mixtapefestival.com. Stay connected for updates and more info about the
festival: Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
FRIDAY, JULY 26 SATURDAY, JULY 27
TRAIN NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK
THE SCRIPT JONAS BROTHERS
REV RUN & DJ RUCKUS BOYZ II MEN
GAVIN DEGRAW BENJI MADDEN (DJ SET)
HANSON EMBLEM 3
SERENA RYDER MKTO
(The schedule and artist lineup is subject to change.)
About Live Nation Entertainment:
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entertainment comprised of four market leaders: Ticketmaster.com, Live Nation
Concerts, Artist Nation Management and Live Nation Media/Sponsorship. For
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adults who still want to have fun. VH1 is available in 99 million households
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About Hersheypark Entertainment & Resorts / Hersheypark Stadium:
Hersheypark Concert Deal: Ride the day away at Hersheypark before you rock and
roll all night! Hersheypark offers a special discounted admission price of
just $39.80 to concert-goers when using a Park ticket the day before, day of,
or day after a concert. Concert-goers can present their concert ticket at the
Hersheypark Front Gate on one of the three days to receive the discount, or
they can buy their Park ticket at the box office when they purchase concert
tickets. Hershey Entertainment & Resorts is proud to help fulfill the dream of
our mutual founder, Milton S. Hershey, by supporting Milton Hershey School,
the largest home and school in the world, as it continues to provide
opportunities for children in need. www.mhskids.org
SOURCE Live Nation
Contact: Erica Gerard/Jessica Torraca, Jessica.Torraca@pmkbnc.com,
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