June 19|20|21 Chicago, IL. Northerly Island – Windy City LakeShake, held at First Merit Bank Pavilion, Chicago’s first ever 3 day Country Music Festival was welcomed with open arms. Headliners Dierks Bentley, Brad Paisley, and Florida Georgia Line, all brought their A games, leaving a good impression, along with every indication this festival would return in 2016, and likely years to come. Supporting the Big 3, on two stages (Main Stage, Next From Nashville Stage) were: Randy Houser, Thomas Rhett, Joe Nichols, Kip Moore, Cassadee Pope, Maddie & Tae, RaeLynn, Frankie Ballard, Ryan Kinder, Easton Corbin, & many more. This was a fantastic experience, my first ‘official photographer’ assignment thanks to the fine folks at Live Nation Nashville. In no particular order, I’ve selected some of my favorite memories here to post, link to more images can be found at the end. Enjoy!

Brad Paisley
Dierks Bentley – pre curtain drop
Florida Georgia Line

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