This year's iHeartCountry Festival Presented By Capital One was truly unforgettable. Several of Country music's biggest artists took over the stage at the Moody Center in Austin, Texas on May 13th for a night of singing and dancing along to all of your favorite songs.
The 2023 iHeartCountry Festival included performances from Luke Bryan, Kane Brown, Carly Pearce, Sam Hunt, Elle King, Parker McCollum, Justin Moore, Jordan Davis, Mitchell Tenpenny, special guest Bailey Zimmerman, and more. The show also once again featured the iHeartRadio "We're All Country" Guitar Pull powered by Ram Trucks, with unforgettable additional performances from Pearce and Zimmerman, as well as an incredible surprise performance by Brothers Osborne.
But the country duo weren't the only surprise guests to hit the stage. Relive some of the best moments from this year's festival below.
Brothers Osbourne made a surprise appearance during the "iHeartRadio We're All Country Guitar Pull" powered by Ram Trucks alongside Carly Pearce and Bailey Zimmerman
You just never know who might show up on stage during the iHeartCountry Festival, and this year, Bailey Zimmerman kicked off the "iHeartRadio We're all Country Guitar Pull" powered by Ram Trucks, followed by Carly Pearce. To finish the guitar pull, Brothers Osborne shocked the crowd and had them on their feet to rock out to their electrifying performance.
Luke Bryan had everyone dancing with his career-spanning set
Luke Bryan has had so many hit songs over the course of his amazing career, and during this year's iHeartCountry Festival, he treated fans to all of their favorites and more. It was impossible to not dance and sing along.
Carly Pearce captured the crowd with her sassy breakup anthem
Pearce took over the stage with several of her biggest hits, but really had fans singing along to her song "Diamondback." The star also performed "I Hope You're Happy Now," "Never Wanted To Be That Girl" and more.
Kane Brown closed out the night with a duet alongside his wife Katelyn
Brown finished off an unforgettable evening by surprising fans as he brought out his wife Katelyn to sing their duet, "Thank God," after a fiery set.
Sam Hunt brought the "House Party" straight to the fans
Sam Hunt sang many of his hits throughout his career-spanning set, but he kicked things into high gear right away after he went into the crowd to sing fan-favorite "House Party." Hunt also performed "23," "Hard To Forget," "Body Like A Back Road" and "Break Up In A Small Town."
Elle King makes her iHeartCountry Festival debut
King delivered an epic debut performance at the 2023 iHeartCountry Festival. Deemed a “powerhouse rocker,” she has fully embraced her journey to country music after releasing bodies of work in other genres. During her performance, she treated fans to her hit "Ex's & Oh's," in addition to putting a country flare on "America's Sweetheart," as well as her high-energy anthem "Drunk (And I Don't Wanna Go Home).
Justin Moore surprised fans with Priscilla Block to perform "You, Me, And Whiskey"
Moore had a special surprise in store for fans during his set! Moore also performed hits including, "Why We Drink," "Til My Last Day," "Bait a Hook" and "Small Town USA."
Jordan Davis got candid with fans as he revealed the song that "changed [his] life forever"
Performing songs like "What My World Spins Around," "Singles You Up," "Slow Dance In A Parking Lot," "Next Thing You Know," and "Take It From Me," the star sang unforgettable hit, "Buy Dirt," stating that this was the song that changed his life forever.
Parker McCollum treated his hometown to all of his hits
McCollum took over the stage right in his hometown, and the crowd went wild! The Austin, Texas native kicked off his set with "To Be Loved By You," "Stoned," "Handle On You," "Pretty Heart," and concluded with his favorite song off his latest album, "Burn It Down."
Mitchell Tenpenny took fans to "church" with his biggest hits
Tenpenny performed several of his hits, including "We Got History," "Drunk Me" and "Truth About You," and then explained to the crowd, "It feels like a church out there. You can feel the energy in here."