The Stronach Group, owners of the legendary Preakness Stakes and Pimlico Race Course, officially announced today that multi-platinum recording artist Post Malone and electronic duo ODESZA will perform at the 2018 Budweiser InfieldFest Concert at the 143rd Preakness on Saturday May 19, 2018 along with an incredible lineup of acclaimed artists.
Budweiser InfieldFest is a high-energy music festival that takes place amid one of the most anticipated and well-attended annual sporting events in the United States. The Preakness Stakes and Budweiser InfieldFest are expected to draw more than 130,000 fans on race day, promising to deliver an entertainment experience like no other.
“The Stronach Group is an entertainment company with world-class Thoroughbred horse racing at its center,” said Belinda Stronach, Chairman and President of The Stronach Group. “The Budweiser InfieldFest and the incredible talent lineup for this year’s event reflects our company’s commitment to bringing the Preakness to life for a new generation of fans in a fun and relevant way.”
Guests in the Preakness Village will enjoy upgraded facilities, featuring glass chalet suites with superior track views, curated décor and gourmet food offerings for an elevated experience. A new two-story glass structure located next to the Winners’ Circle will host celebrity and VIP guests of The Stronach Group Owner’s Chalet for the ultimate race-day luxury experience. Guests in the Sky Suites and Turf Side Terrace will also be treated to upgraded facilities, curated décor and food and beverage offerings that will set the stage for a superior guest experience.
The Stronach Group will partner with I.M.P., renowned independent promoters and owners of the famed 9:30 Club, the new mid-sized music venue on D.C.’s southwest waterfront, The Anthem, and the operators of Merriweather Post Pavilion and The Lincoln Theatre, to deliver a top tier festival experience on the InfieldFest main stage as they have since 2009.
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The 143rd Preakness Stakes will be broadcast live on NBC from 5:00–7:00 p.m. on race day. Tickets and more information is at www.preakness.com