NEW YORK (CelebrityAccess) — Live Nation has announced that they are recasting May 5th as National Concert Day and will be marking the occasion with a series of concerts around the U.S.
Live Nation says the event is meant to recognize not only fans but also music artists, live music industry leaders, tour managers and their teams as well as all the employees at venues across the country that make live music possible.
As part of the event, Live Nation will host the 2015 Summer Spotlight presented by Hilton – a live concert and media event on May 5 at New York City's Irving Plaza. Hosted by Hoda Kotb of The TODAY Show, the concert will feature performances by Kid Rock and Florida Georgia Line and special appearances by touring artists including Billy Corgan of The Smashing Pumpkins, Brandon Boyd & Mike Einziger of Incubus, Jason Wade & Bryce Soderberg of Lifehouse, Kip Moore, Metric, Mick Jones of Foreigner, Rae Sremmurd, Tinashe and Wiz Khalifa along with host of the event, Hoda Kotb of The TODAY Show. – Staff Writers