Between 2011 and 2015, the festival was presented at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The free Daytime Village portion of the festival was added in 2013 and took place at the Las Vegas Village. The main festival showcases well-known musicians, while the Daytime Village segments present new and emerging artists. In 2016, the iHeartRadio Music Festival moved to the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, where the main festival has been held ever since. The festival has been shown as a television special every year. VH1 televised the first show in 2011, and the CW has shown every event since then.
Where can I buy iHeartRadio Music Festival tickets?
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What is the format of the iHeartRadio Music Festival?
The iHeartRadio Music Festival takes place over two days. Each evening is comprised of four or more hours of nonstop musical hits, musical premieres and unique collaborations between both the old and the young in terms of experience. All genres are present, and both legendary and upcoming talents are equally represented.
What are the performance dates for the iHeartRadio Music Festival?
For the current festival, the event dates are Friday, Sept. 20 and Saturday, Sept. 21 at the T-Mobile Arena, with the Daytime Stage event taking place at the Las Vegas Festival Grounds on Saturday.
Which mediums broadcast the iHeartRadio Music Festival?
iHeartMedia radio stations throughout the country typically broadcast the iHeartRadio Music Festival live. The CW Network broadcasts a two-night special every year based on the live event. Currently, the CW will show the festival on Wednesday, Oct. 2 and Thursday, Oct. 3 from 8-10 p.m.
What are some interesting facts about the performers and the festival?
During one festival, Billie Joe Armstrong, the lead singer of Green Day, became incensed when his band's set was cut short. Armstrong and Mike Dirnt smashed their instruments as they left the stage. There was a strong American Idol presence at the first iHeartRadio Music Festival. Kelly Clarkson and Carrie Underwood were both headline performers, while Ryan Seacrest served as host. The 2018 iHeartRadio Music Festival was designated as the most social music event in the world at that time. It spawned a total of 13 billion social media posts, more than Coachella, which generated 8 billion posts on social media outlets in that same year.Back to Top