WMZQ Fest Returns to D.C. Featuring Miranda Lambert, Kip Moore and Thomas Rhett

*The following is a proof of concept. While WMZQ Fest is a real event, the people and details of the event mentioned in this post are completely fictional.*

Pitch:

D.C.’s country radio station 98.7 WMZQ is bringing their annual spring music festival back to Jiffy Lube Live in Bristow, Virginia, in 2017. This year’s hottest country music festival will feature chart-topping artists Miranda Lambert, Kip Moore and Thomas Rhett. Tickets will be $30 and will go on sale Feb. 1. The show begins at 7 p.m. Break out your best cowboy boots and let’s rock!

 

Background:

D.C. area radio station based out of Rockville, Maryland, has put on the WMZQ Fest for the past 10 years. The show is hosted at Jiffy Lube Live in Bristol, Virginia every May. The show attracts country music fans, young and old, from across the D.C. metropolitan area. Past artists include Luke Bryan, Blake Shelton, Florida Georgia Line and Dierks Bentley. The event is open to the public and tickets range from $25 for general admission to $250 for orchestra. Guests usually wear ‘country’ attire, including cowboy boots and jean shorts.

 

Facts:

  • There is one headlining artist and two or three accompanying acts
  • Luke Bryan and Miranda Lambert have both headlined twice
  • The event is open for guests of all ages
  • The concert begins at 7 p.m. and ends around 11 p.m.
  • There is a main stage and a side stage
  • Tickets and bags are checked at the main gate

 

Quotes:

“WMZQ Fest is the highlight of the year,” Julia Barnson, five-time WMZQ Fest guest said. “It’s a great atmosphere with great music, and I can’t wait for this year’s show!”

“We strive for the greatest concert experience for all of our guests,” Mickey Mark, WMZQ Fest manager said. “We have a surprise guest planned for this year’s show, so be sure to grab your tickets fast before they sell out! We also have a new ticket scanning system that makes the lines move quicker. Can’t wait for May!”

 

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