Country music stars Shania Twain and Tim McGraw are among the acts set to feature in the forthcoming summer concert series set to be televised by North America’s NBC network’s Today Show.
NBC have revealed details of the programme’s 2017 summer schedule, which kicks off on 9 May 2017 with a show by Harry Styles. Aside from Twain and McGraw, a number of highly respected country music names will also be showcased. Appearing on the show’s Rockefeller Plaza stage in New York City on 16 May, Zac Brown are the first country artists set to appear, while Thomas Rhett appears on 2 June, followed by Brad Paisley on 4 August and Jason Aldean on 25 August.
Shania Twain is due to make a rare live-TV performance on 16 June, the same month her new single ‘Life’s About to Get Good’ is released. The 90s superstar recently gave the song its live debut when she appeared at the April 2017 Stagecoach Festival in Indio, California.
The date for Tim McGraw’s performance is, as yet, still to be announced, as are upcoming slots by Faith Hill, Camila Cabello and Bruno Mars. Another much-anticipated show is the slot by country music performer, Chris Stapleton, slated for 18 July. The songwriter recently released his latest album From A Room: Volume 1, the follow-up to his breakout album, Traveller, from 2015.
NBC’s Today Show airs live from 7am to 11am (Eastern Time) daily and its acclaimed summer concert series runs from May until late August in 2017. Other dates so far confirmed on the schedule include shows by New Kids On The Block (15 May), Mary J. Blige (19 May), Miley Cyrus (26 May), Niall Horan (29 May), Halsey (9 June), Charlie Puth (30 June), Ed Sheeran (6 July), Flo Rida (7 July), Fitz & The Tantrums (28 July) and Hailee Steinfeld on 18 August.