Inaugural Route 91 Harvest Takes Root Among the Neon as First Country Music Festival Ever to Launch in Las Vegas

 Inaugural Route 91 Harvest Takes Root Among the Neon as First Country Music
                     Festival Ever to Launch in Las Vegas

- Jason Aldean, Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton and More Place Their Bets on
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PR Newswire

NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 17, 2014

NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Live Nation, the creators of
premier country music festivals Watershed and Faster Horses, in collaboration
with MGM Resorts International, today revealed its newest music festival:
Route 91 Harvest. Originally known as Route 91, the three-day country music
festival takes its name from the iconic Las Vegas Boulevard. The festival,
scheduled Oct. 3-5, will boast a gathering of true high-roller performers
including Jason Aldean, Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton, Dierks Bentley and
Brantley Gilbert.

Route 91 Harvest Festival

Set to take place at The Lot across from Luxor Hotel & Casino, country music
fans will get an exclusive music experience in true Sin City-style.Three-day
passes for the party of the fallstart at $169 and go on sale Friday, Aug. 1
at 10 a.m. PDT. For more information, visit

Additional artists confirmed include Tyler Farr,Dwight Yoakam,Randy Houser,
Dustin Lynch, Neal McCoy, Charles Esten and Clare Bowen from ABC's hit show
"Nashville," Dan + Shay,Josh Thompson,Sam Hunt, Ashley Monroe, Lindsay Ell
and Dee Jay Silver.

The festival will provide fans with the opportunity to upgrade their tickets
and enjoy the festivities, Vegas-style, with special amenities including
exclusive bar access, elevated stage views, lounge seating and massage
services, among many other VIP services. Additionally, Route 91 Harvest
attendees will enjoy special room rates at all MGM Resorts International

"Las Vegas and country music are synonymous with over the top events, and we
know that Route 91 Harvest will deliver the latest, greatest experience for
fans from all over the world," said Brian O'Connell, Live Nation president of
country touring. "After launching Watershed and Faster Horses, this festival
is the next step in the evolution of Live Nation's fan and artist friendly
festival family. We're thrilled to have it land in MGM Resorts International's
newest venue, The Lot."

Chris Baldizan, senior vice president of entertainment for MGM Resorts
International, said, "It's exciting to see the Route 91 Harvest Festival come
to fruition. With an amazing line-up of talent over three days, our guests
will experience country music at a unique, one-of-a-kind venue right on the
world-famous Las Vegas Strip. It's great to have a partner like Live Nation
who shares our passion and vision for entertainment."

Follow further Route 91 Harvest updates on,
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About Live Nation Entertainment:
Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) is the world's leading live
entertainment company comprised of global market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live
Nation & House of Blues Concerts, LN Media and Artist Nation Management. For
additional information,

About MGM Resorts International:
MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) is one of the world's leading global
hospitality companies, operating a portfolio of destination resort brands
including Bellagio, MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay and The Mirage. The Company also
owns 51% of MGM China Holdings Limited, which owns the MGM Macau resort and
casino and is in the process of developing a gaming resort in Cotai, and 50%
of CityCenter in Las Vegas, which features ARIA Resort & Casino. For more
information about MGM Resorts International, visit the Company's website at

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SOURCE Live Nation Entertainment

Contact: The GreenRoom PR, Mary Hilliard Harrington/Kristie Sheppard Sloan,,, (615) 242-7444,
MGM Resorts International Public Relations, Scott Ghertner / Katharine
Sherrer, /, (702) 891-1818
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