Dallas (January 23, 2017) – iHeartMedia’s 97.1 The Eagle, Dallas / Fort Worth’s Rock station, today announced Edgefest 2017, taking place on April 1, 2017 at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas.
The double-staged, day-long concert will feature an all-star lineup including Blink 182, The Offspring, 311, Chevelle, The Toadies, Naked and Famous, The Nixons, Lit, Goodbye June, Black Pistol Fire, Dreamers, Missio, Badflower and The Wrecks. For the past 25 years, Edgefest has been Dallas’ premier rock festival and has helped launch the careers of artists such as Pearl Jam, Beck, twenty one pilots, Seether, Bush and The Black Keys. This year the event will feature several Edgefest alumni and a special reunion of The Nixons, whose original band members haven’t played together in over 15 years.
“This year’s Edgefest has one of the strongest lineups we’ve ever had, with a variety of established and rising star artists,” said Patrick Davis, Regional Senior Vice President of Programming for iHeartMedia Dallas. “As a nod to the 25th anniversary of the show, we are pleased that several of these Edgefest alums are back to celebrate with us.”
“We are thrilled to take the Edgefest torch and have it live on with 97.1 The Eagle” said Don Davis, Program Director for 97.1 The Eagle. “Edgefest is one of the original rock festivals in the world and it’s only fitting that it lives on with the mighty Eagle. It’s our honor to host the 25th anniversary of the show with such a star studded lineup.”
All Toyota Stadium Parking Lots are $20, Please be advised that Frisco Square across the street will not allow parking for concert goers due to Frisco Arts in the Square.
97.1 The Eagle is a leading media outlet in the DFW market and its content is available across multiple platforms, including its broadcast station; online via its branded digital site; mobile; and social, with nationwide listening through iHeartRadio, the all-in-one streaming music and live radio service – with its more than a billion downloads and 95 million registered users. Fans can listen to 97.1 The Eagle on KEGL.com as well as on iHeartRadio.