The evening’s event was co-hosted by Jennifer Nettles and Darius Rucker, and featured a star-studded stage with performances by Brad Paisley, Rascal Flatts, Brantley Gilbert, Little Big Town, The Band Perry, Tyler Farr, Sam Hunt and Justin Moore.
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There were so many memorable moments during the festival, like The Band Perry performing a cover of “Uptown Funk,” Rascal Flatts involving fans in a “Life is a Highway” sing-along, everyone putting their phones on during Justin Moore's performance of "If Heaven Wasn't So Far Away," and Darius Rucker playing “Truth or Darius” and being dared to crowd surf across the audience.
"Extra" was at the festival catching up with the big stars of the night as they got ready to perform including Jennifer Nettles, Tyler Farr, Dierks Bentley, Darius Rucker, Rascal Flatts, Little Big Town, Jesse James, and Eric Decker.
They chatted about the festival, and why Austin is the perfect city for it.
Click here to see a full list of the acts, and don’t miss the iHeartRadio Country Festival on NBC tonight, Wednesday, May 27 at 9 PM.