NBC's Today Show has announced its summer concert series and, as in years past, the lineup features a number of country-music names.
Zac Brown Band is the first country act to take the stage in Rockefeller Plaza. They'll do so on May 16th. Thomas Rhett, Brad Paisley, Jason Aldean, and Tim McGraw and Faith Hill are also on the schedule for the series, which runs through August.
It's Shania Twain and Chris Stapleton, however, who are arguably the most anticipated concerts. Twain will make a rare live-TV performance on June 16th, the same month that she's set to release her new single "Life's About to Get Good." The Nineties superstar gave the song its live debut during last month's Stagecoach Festival.
Stapleton, meanwhile, is slated to perform on July 18th. The songwriter released his new album From A Room: Volume 1, the follow-up to his 2015 breakout Traveller, last week.
Other non-country performers on Today's concert series include Harry Styles, Ed Sheeran, Bruno Mars and Miley Cyrus.
Here's the full schedule, with dates for McGraw and Hill, Camila Cabello and Bruno Mars still to be announced.
- May 9 - Harry Styles
- May 15 - New Kids on the Block
- May 16 - Zac Brown Band
- May 19 - Mary J. Blige
- May 26 - Miley Cyrus
- May 29 - Niall Horan
- June 2 - Thomas Rhett
- June 9 - Halsey
- June 16 - Shania Twain
- June 30 - Charlie Puth
- July 6 - Ed Sheeran
- July 7 - Flo Rida
- July 18 - Chris Stapleton
- July 21 - DNCE
- July 28 - Fitz and The Tantrums
- Aug. 4 - Brad Paisley
- Aug. 18 - Hailee Steinfeld
- Aug. 25 - Jason Aldean