Hit Radio Station Announces Summer Concert Lineup
Today’s Hit Music, K104.7 – WSPK Hudson Valley have announced their lineup for KFEST 2016 on Sunday, June 5th at Dutchess Stadium in Fishkill. This year, K104 presents Mike Posner, Hailee Steinfield, Fat Joe and more! The star-studded performer list was released this morning on the Woodman in the Morning Show. Get TICKETS starting at $32!
Mike Posner: Returning to the KFest Stage (KFest 2011) with his hit “I Took A Pill In Ibiza”, which currently has over 228 million streams on Spotify. Posner is currently #4 on the Media Base Top 40 and rising. Recently, you’ve seen Posner with his band performing his hit record on “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon” and “Ellen.” In 2010, Mike Poser reached 3x Platinum with his first two singles “Cooler Than Me” and “Please Don’t Go.” His music video for the current single has already reached 64 million plus views on YouTube.
*Watch Mike Posner strip down his latest hit on the Ellen show:
Hailee Steinfeld: The Oscar-nominated teen from 2010 film True Grit, first showed off her singing voice in the film “Pitch Perfect 2”. The triple threat actress, model and singer was featured in friend Taylor Swift’s 2015 music video for “Bad Blood”. Now with a debuet EP, “Haiz”, out last November, Hailee’s latest single “Rock Bottom” features the pop group DNCE.
Check out her hit, Love Yourself, acoustic (her vocal ability is featured in broad strokes in this version):
Fat Joe: Throw back! Known as one of the biggest artists hip hop artists of the 2000s with hit records like “What’s Luv?” & “Lean Back.” The Bronx native is back with his latest hit “All the Way Up” featuring Remy Ma & French Montana. The Grammy nominated artist has a new album expected out later this year.
Bebe Rehxa: To date, Bebe Rehxa has accumulated over one billion video views on YouTube and Vevo & 800 million Spotify streams. You’ve recently heard Bebe with rapper G-Eazy on their mega-hit “Me, Myself & I” which is currently #1 on the Media Base Top 40. No stranger to the music industry, Bebe has written for and collaborated with artists such as Rihanna, Eminem, Selena Gomez & Pitbull. With a new album in the works, Bebe’s new single “No Broken Hearts” features rapper Nikki Minaj. Currently, you can find her on tour with Ellie Goulding.
Nathan Sykes: With his group, the multi-platinum award winning “The Wanted” currently on hiatus, K104 welcomes recording artists Nathan Sykes to the KFest Stage! His upbeat dance anthems “Kiss Me Quick” and “Over and Over Again” featuring recording artist Ariana Grande have sored up the Billboard Dance Charts. The fun and flirty Kiss me Quick with a perfect blend of strong leading male vocals and old school funk is just what the dr. ordered:
Working on a solo album to be released later in 2016, Nathan has been nominated for Best New Artist at the 2016 Radio Disney Awards later this month.
Melanie Martinez: This season three alum of the Voice was coached by Maroon 5’s Adam Levine and has been touted as one of the most successful singers to come from the show. Her current single “Pity Party” has over 30 million views on YouTube. Melanie released her first full-length album, “Cry Baby”, in 2015. Proving to hold a passionate and loyal fan base during her current headlining tour selling out venues across the country, Martinez is also touring across the US as the opening act for artist Adam Lambert. Check out her video for Dollhouse to find out why Melanie promises to be the wild card at this major concert experience.
iLoveMemphis: Debuted in 2015 with his dance hit “Hit The Quan”, Tennessee rapper iLoveMemphis peaked at #15 on the Billboard Hot 100 and reached as high as #7 on the Billboard R&B Chart. His latest single, the dance anthem “Lean & Dabb” has climbed the charts dominating social media and quickly becoming a pop-culture trend around the county.
Daya: This 17 year old singer/songwriter from Pittsburgh has taken the music scene by storm. Her debut single, “Hide Away” has already gone platinum in the United States, labeling this artist as ‘must watch’ but various music outlets. With over 50 million streams on Spotify, a Top 10 iTunes Pop sales chart placement and #7 on Shazam’s Top 100, “Hide Away” reached a new Billboard Hot 100 high at #24 earlier this year.
Shawn Hook: Canadian born singer/songwriter Shawn Hook joins the KFest lineup with his hit record “Sound of Your Heart”. This piano driven pop anthem has quickly risen through the charts and the music industry has taken notice. A veteran in the industry, Shawn has had his songs heard on the popular shows “The Hills” & “Greek”.
Magic!: Their mega-hit single “Rude” went on to sell 10 million global singles and was the #1 song on K104 for 2014. This Canadian reggae fusion band is back after opening for Maroon 5 on their 2015 world tour. Armed with a new single, “Lay You Down Easy” features reggae-pop artist Sean Paul, is just in time for another summer smash.
Rob Base: Best known for his platinum dance anthem “It Takes Two”, KFest presents a throwback set from hip-hop pioneer Rob Base.
“With our lowest starting ticket price in over ten years, we’re very excited to continue to offer such a high caliber music festival to the Hudson Valley” says K104 Promotions Director, Patrick McKeon.
Past KFest artists include performers include Rihanna, Pitbull, Train, Ludacris, Robin Thicke, Flo Rida, One Republic, Jason Derulo, the Goo Goo Dolls and Gym Class Heroes.
K104’s KFEST 2016 is presented by Healey Brothers. KFEST is also supported by Dutchess County Community College, TEG Federal Credit Union, Bud Light and Dutchess Distributors, Dr. Jacquie Smiles, New York National Guard, U.S. Marines, Planet Fitness, Party Time Rentals, & Planet Wings.
General admission tickets for KFest are $32, the VIP Patio Zone is $85 and VIP Pit are $120, and VIP Cabanas are $800. Tickets are available now through K104online.com and the Dutchess Stadium box office by calling 845-838-0094.
Headlining photo via facebook - Courtesy of Digital-Weddings.com.