Entertainment Music Country Carrie Underwood, Thomas Rhett and Maren Morris Lead Lineup for 2022 iHeartCountry Festival in Austin The 2022 iHeartCountry Festival will return on May 7, at the new Moody Center in Austin, Texas and also include Zac Brown Band, Dustin Lynch, Jimmie Allen, Scotty McCreery and Cody Johnson By Nicholas Rice Nicholas Rice Instagram Twitter Nicholas Rice is an Associate Editor for PEOPLE Magazine. He began working with the brand as an Editorial Intern in early 2020, before later transitioning to a freelance role, and then staff positions soon after. Nicholas writes and edits anywhere between 7 to 9 stories per day on average for PEOPLE, spanning across each vertical the brand covers. Nicholas has previous work experience with Billboard, POPSUGAR, Bustle and Elite Daily. When not working, Nicholas can be found playing with his 5 dogs, listening to pop music or eating mozzarella sticks. People Editorial Guidelines Published on January 25, 2022 08:45 AM Share Tweet Pin Email The 2022 iHeartCountry Festival is gearing up to be one of the year's most star-studded events! PEOPLE can exclusively reveal the lineup for the famed country music festival, which will take place on Saturday, May 7, and will include Carrie Underwood, Thomas Rhett, Zac Brown Band, Maren Morris, Dustin Lynch, Jimmie Allen, Scotty McCreery and Cody Johnson, to name a few. Bobby Bones will host the event, which marks the ninth year of the iHeartCountry Festival, and all artists will perform live at the new Moody Center in Austin, Texas. "Country music fans across the country look forward to the iHeartCountry Festival each and every year," said Rod Phillips, Executive Vice President of Programming for iHeartCountry. "We are thrilled to have such an incredible lineup perform at this year's show and are especially excited to bring our nationally recognized event to the new Moody Center in Austin for the first time." Never miss a story — sign up for PEOPLE's free daily newsletter to stay up-to-date on the best of what PEOPLE has to offer, from juicy celebrity news to compelling human interest stories. Getty (2); Shutterstock Cole! Carly! Jake! Bobby! Go Inside the iHeartCountry Festival 2021 Photo Booth Capital One Cardholders will have exclusive access to special pre-sale tickets before the general public for 48 hours from Tuesday, Feb. 1, at 11 a.m. ET through Thursday, Feb. 3, at 11 a.m. ET. Tickets for the general public go on sale on Friday, February 4, at 1 p.m. ET. Getty (3) Capital One Cardholders can also add a Capital One Access Pass to their purchase to enjoy a VIP cardholder event at iHeartCountry Festival, which will feature "an intimate performance" by Rhett. The iHeartCountry Festival will also broadcast across iHeartMedia's Country Music radio stations across the nation. RELATED VIDEO: Dolly Parton on Creating Hope & Giving Back: "Believe in Something Bigger Than Yourself" Last year's festival lineup included Blake Shelton, Toby Keith, Little Big Town, Jake Owen, Lee Brice, Carly Pearce and Cole Swindell. The festival was canceled in 2020 amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. At the time, Dierks Bentley, Sam Hunt, Dustin Lynch, Lady Antebellum, Kelsea Ballerini and Kane Brown were originally scheduled to perform. Want to get the biggest stories from PEOPLE every weekday? Subscribe to our new podcast, PEOPLE Every Day, to get the essential celebrity, entertainment and human interest news stories Monday through Friday. The 2022 iHeartCountry Festival will return on Saturday, May 7, at the new Moody Center in Austin, Texas.