Capital Hoedown Country Music Festival

Capital Hoedown Country Music Festival

August 08, 2011 14:33 ET

Capital Hoedown Set to Deliver a Star-Studded Country Music Line-Up

OTTAWA, CANADA--(Marketwire - Aug. 8, 2011) - Capital Hoedown 2011, North America's largest summer country music festival, is getting ready to deliver 3 days of country music's top performers. The festival begins August 11th with a stellar line-up that includes Kenny Chesney, Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert, Rascal Flatts, and ten other performers. Tickets are selling at a fast pace and music fans are encouraged to not delay in securing their tickets to Ottawa's premier event.

The complete entertainment schedule for Capital Hoedown 2011 includes:

Thursday Friday Saturday
Kenny Chesney 9:00pm Carrie Underwood 9:00pm Rascal Flatts 9:00pm
Doc Walker 7:30pm Miranda Lambert 7:30pm Sara Evans 7:15pm
Tara Oram 6:15pm Billy Currington 6:15pm Easton Corbin 5:45pm
MacKenzie Porter 5:00pm Jason Blaine 5:00pm Justin Moore 4:30pm
The Keats 3:15pm
Wyatt 2:00pm

Along with a great entertainment schedule, Concert International and The Empire Sports & Entertainment, are pleased to announce the generous support of our presenting sponsor LUG Canada Inc., as well as the following corporate partners: Y101- Today's Best Country, Molson Coors Brewing Company Inc., The Pepsi Bottling Group, Fairmont Chateau Laurier, and the Lone Star Texas Grill.

Capital Hoedown has also thrown its support behind two local charities for this year's event: The Ottawa Food Bank and the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation.

"Capital Hoedown would not be possible without the tremendous support of our sponsors. We are excited about the partnership and having them as part of this great event. Ottawa is about to sizzle with the biggest summer party it has ever seen." says Denis Benoit, President - Capital Hoedown.

Tickets for Capital Hoedown 2011 are available online through, by phone 613.599.3267 / Toll free 1.877.788.3267, or in person at Scotiabank Place Box Office, The Sens Store locations, and Ottawa Sports Experts locations. For updates on the artist line-up and festival information, visit

About presenting sponsor LUG Canada Inc.

LUG hit the scene in 2005, when founders Jason and Ami launched the brand with offices in Texas and Toronto. The focus was travel—how to get there smarter and with style. Now, a business based on luggage belts and coordinating tags has grown to a line of smart duffels, totes, satchels, and supremely clever accessories that fit for travel, work, play, and living every day. And because you can't have function without f-u-n, the entire Lug line is available in a rainbow of brilliant colors. Find Lug in select retail stores throughout Canada and the United States, as well as online at

About Capital Hoedown 2011

Concert International Inc. in partnership with The Empire Sports & Entertainment, Inc. brings you a star- studded lineup to Ottawa's 2nd Annual Capital Hoedown, making it the largest country music festival in North America. Performing at LeBreton Flats Park on August 11, 12 and 13 are Kenny Chesney, Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert, Rascal Flatts, Doc Walker, Sara Evans, Billy Currington, Justin Moore, Tara Oram, Jason Blaine, The Keats, MacKenzie Porter and the Capital Hoedown Showdown winner, Wyatt.

About Concert International

Concert International is fast gaining a global reputation for promoting and presenting world-class concert events and festivals throughout North America. Having produced shows for some of the biggest names in music industry, such as The Tragically Hip, Jessica Simpson, Randy Travis, Alan Jackson, Dwight Yoakam, Vince Gill, and more, Concert International continues to provide artists and fans all genres of music with incredible live music experiences.

About The Empire Sports & Entertainment

The Empire Sports & Entertainment Inc. is a promoter of sports-driven spectacles and entertainment events such as concerts, music festivals, pay-per-view programming, as well as other exciting presentations. Led by CEO Shelly Finkel, a legendary promoter, and member of The Boxing Hall of Fame, the company is also globally recognized for its internationally acclaimed tours and artists.

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