Townsquare is one of the leading producers of live events in the United States: we plan, produce, and promote approximately 200 events across the country each year, delivering electrifying entertainment to our audiences and vital commercial opportunities to our customers and partners.
We own and operate numerous single-day country music festivals in New York state tied to our heritage country radio stations, including WYRK’s Taste of Country in Buffalo, WGNA’s CountryFest in Albany, and Big Frog 104’s Frogfest in Utica. We also put on music festivals featuring a wide variety of artists in cities we own radio stations in, including Boise Music Festival in Boise, ID, Beartrap Summer Festival in Casper, WY, and Patty in the Parc in Lafayette, LA.
We also produce single-day and multi-day food and music festivals in our radio markets, including Red Dirt BBQ in Tyler, TX, Taste of Fort Collins in Fort Collins, CO, and Kalamazoo Ribfest in Kalamazoo, MI. These events feature local, regional & national food vendors showcasing their best offerings paired with live music at night from national acts.
We also own and produce America on Tap, the only nationwide series of craft beer-focused events, and created Geek’d Con in Shreveport, LA, which features amazing comic book artists, stars of TV and film, and professional cosplay groups. Top headliners of Geek’d Con have included Elvira (Cassandra Peterson), LaVar Burton, Michael Rooker, original Chewbecca (Peter Mayhew), Joey Fatone, and Tara Reid. We also manage the largest haunted attraction in Eastern Washington and Oregon, The Scaregrounds in Kennewick, WA.
We have worked with artists including Aerosmith, Jason Aldean, the Allman Brothers Band, Dierks Bentley, the Zac Brown Band, Luke Bryan, Kenny Chesney, Eric Church, Sheryl Crow, Dispatch, Evanescence, Five Finger Death Punch, Michael Franti, Gov’t Mule, Brantley Gilbert, Hunter Hayes, Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert, Phil Lesh, the Lumineers, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Tim McGraw, Willie Nelson, Jake Owen, Brad Paisley, Primus, Darius Rucker, Blake Shelton, the String Cheese Incident, Shinedown, Keith Urban, and Widespread Panic.