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50 Days Out, Bud Light Announces Final Lineup For Bud Light Music First's '50/50/1' Concert Event

Dierks Bentley, Phillip Phillips, Big Boi and Empire of the Sun Join '50/50/1'

ST. LOUIS, June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In just 50 days, Bud Light Music First's summer-long celebration of music will culminate with "50/50/1," a never-before-seen music event featuring one concert in every state on a single day.

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Taking place on Thursday, Aug. 1, the unique structure of 50/50/1 brings a stage to each state to create the first truly national music festival.  Additionally, Bud Light will live stream select performances on the Bud Light Music First Myspace hub.

"As America's favorite beer, Bud Light is making music history on August 1st by uniting every music fan nationwide with a one-day concert event, 50/50/1," said Rob McCarthy, vice president of Bud Light.  "No matter where you are or what type of music you enjoy, Bud Light Music First has something for every music fan to experience."

Final additions to the 50/50/1 lineup include Dierks Bentley, Phillip Phillips, Jimmy Eat World and Empire of the Sun, who will join previously-announced acts Kendrick Lamar, Emeli Sande, Miguel, Metric, Ludacris, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah and Halestorm.  The full 50/50/1 lineup, curated by Live Nation, features:

State

Market

Artist

Alabama

Birmingham

Drive-By Truckers

Alaska

Anchorage

Portugal. The Man

Arizona

Phoenix

The Airborne Toxic Event

Arkansas

Little Rock

North Mississippi Allstars

California

Los Angeles

Miguel

San Francisco

The Dirty Heads

Colorado

Denver

Phillip Phillips

Connecticut

Hartford

Capital Cities

Delaware

Wilmington

Citizen Cope

Florida

Miami

Metric

Georgia

Atlanta

Ludacris

Hawaii

Honolulu

Coheed & Cambria

Idaho

Boise

JJ Grey & Mofro

Illinois

Chicago

Butch Walker

Indiana

Indianapolis

Dr. Dog

Iowa

Iowa City

Gogol Bordello

Kansas

Lawrence

Sevendust

Kentucky

Louisville

Alex Clare

Louisiana

New Orleans

Big Boi

Maine

Bangor

The Lost Trailers

Maryland

Silver Spring

Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls

Massachusetts

Boston

Wavves

Michigan

Detroit

Kendrick Lamar

Minnesota

Minneapolis

Emeli Sande

Mississippi

Biloxi

Mastodon

Missouri

St. Louis

Jimmy Eat World

Montana

Missoula

Halestorm

Nebraska

Lincoln

The Faint

Nevada

Las Vegas

The Flaming Lips

New Hampshire

Hampton Beach

Under the Sun Tour

New Jersey

Atlantic City

Flogging Molly

New Mexico

Albuquerque

Sublime with Rome

New York

New York City

Dierks Bentley

North Carolina

Charlotte

Molotov

North Dakota

Fargo

Court Yard Hounds

Ohio

Columbus

The Mowgli's

Oklahoma

Oklahoma City

Chevy Metal

Oregon

Portland

Minus the Bear

Pennsylvania

Philadelphia

Clap Your Hands Say Yeah

Rhode Island

Providence

Guster

South Carolina

Charleston

Sick Puppies

South Dakota

Sturgis

Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band

Tennessee

Nashville

Colt Ford

Texas

Austin

Empire of the Sun

Utah

Salt Lake City

Blackberry Smoke

Vermont

Burlington

The Gaslight Anthem

Virginia

Norfolk

Corey Smith

Washington

Seattle

Pepper

West Virginia

Charleston

NEEDTOBREATHE

Wisconsin

Milwaukee

Best Coast

Wyoming

Jackson Hole

The Hold Steady

"Bud Light's 50/50/1 is truly a music first," said Russell Wallach, President of Live Nation Network. "Never before has a brand brought so many shows to so many people on one day. From Alaska to New York, this is an unrivaled opportunity for fans from every corner of the country to see both emerging and established artists, and connect with other passionate music enthusiasts. There's no denying that August 1 will be an incredible day to celebrate music."

Tickets for the Dierks Bentley concert in New York City and the Miguel concert in Los Angeles will be available exclusively to Bud Light Music First prize winners.  Fans 21 and older can enter to win* tickets through the Bud Light app (available in the iPhone and Android app stores), Bud Light's official Facebook page or the interactive Bud Light Music First Myspace hub.  Additional prizes available include Monster DNA Headphones, Live Nation® Concert Cash® and Universal Music Group (UMG) music downloads.  Tickets for select 50/50/1 shows are also available for purchase at LiveNation.com

Bud Light will also be hosting a bonus concert in San Francisco, Calif. on August 1 in order to meet the high demand for live music in the region.  To learn more about Bud Light Music First and the 50/50/1 concerts, visit the interactive Bud Light Music First Myspace hub at https://new.Myspace.com/BudLightMusicFirst.

All Bud Light 50/50/1 concert attendees must be 21 years of age or older. Fans can attend the Bud Light 50/50/1 concert in their local market with a valid ticket.

*Music First Game.  No purchase necessary.  Open to US residents 21+.  Ends 8/15/13.  See Rules at www.budlight.com/musicfirst for entry, prizes and details.  Message and data rates may apply.  Void where prohibited.

About Bud Light

Introduced in 1982, Bud Light is a premium light lager with a superior drinkability that has made it the best-selling and most popular beer in the United States.  Bud Light is brewed using a blend of premium aroma hop varieties, both American-grown and imported, and a combination of barley malts and rice.  The light-bodied beer features a fresh, clean and subtle hop aroma, delicate malt sweetness and a crisp finish that delivers the ultimate refreshment.  For more information, visit www.BudLight.com.

About Live Nation Entertainment

Live Nation Entertainment is the world's leading live entertainment company comprised of four market leaders: Ticketmaster.com, Live Nation Concerts, Artist Nation Management and Live Nation Media/Sponsorship. For additional information, visit www.livenation.com/investors.

About Myspace

Myspace (new.myspace.com) is a place where people come to connect, discover, and share. Showcasing artists and their work, the site gives people access to 53 million tracks and videos—the world's largest digital music library. With roots in music and social, the platform is built to empower all artists—from musicians and designers to writers and photographers—helping them connect with audiences, collaborators, and partners to achieve their goals. Through an open design, compelling editorial features, and analytics-based recommendations, Myspace fosters a creative community of people who connect around mutual affinity and inspiration for the purpose of shaping, sharing, and discovering what's next.

Media Contact:
Phillip Cleveland, Bud Light
(314) 577-9637
phillip.cleveland@anheuser-busch.com

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