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LakeShake expands line-up

Monday, May 18, 2015 – Windy City LakeShake country music festival in Chicago announced additional performers on Monday for the June event.

The Next From Nashville second stage will feature Kelsea Ballerini, Tucker Beathard, Cam, Ruthie Collins, David Fanning, Haley & Michaels, JT Hodges, Joey Hyde, Ryan Kinder, Logan Mize, Native Run, Cheyenne Rose, Waterloo Revival and Austin Webb.

These artists join previously announced headliners Dierks Bentley, Florida Georgia Line and Brad Paisley as well as Frankie Ballard, Easton Corbin, Clare Dunn, Mickey Guyton, Randy Houser, Maddie and Tae, Kip Moore, Justin Moore, David Lee Murphy, Joe Nichols, Cassadee Pope, RaeLynn, Thomas Rhett and Canaan Smith.

Set times are now available as well as the full lineup and ticket info at www.lakeshakefestival.com.

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