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Dan + Shay to headline 'Highway 77' concert event at Canton's Pro Football Hall of Fame Village in September 2021

Other performers include Kelsea Ballerini, Maddie & Tae, Eric Paslay and Tyler Farr.
Credit: Evan Agostini/Invision/AP
Singer-songwriters Dan Smyers, left, and Shay Mooney of Dan + Shay perform at Z100's iHeartRadio Jingle Ball 2019 at Madison Square Garden on Friday, Dec. 13, 2019, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

CANTON, Ohio — After a summer concert season without any live music due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a major event has just been announced! Canton is going country with a big multi-performer concert known as “Highway 77” slated for this coming Sept. 12 at the Pro Football Hall of Fame Village.

The following country stars are set to perform at the Tom Benson Hall of Fame stage:

  • Dan + Shay
  • Kelsea Ballerini
  • Maddie & Tae
  • Eric Paslay
  • Tyler Farr
  • More to be announced…

Tickets go on sale Friday, Jan. 29 at 10 a.m. Prices start at $77, but premium seating will also be available (reserve by calling 330-458-9176).

“We are excited to announce the Highway 77 festival and look forward to providing thousands of country music fans with a one-of-a-kind event in a dynamic, safe and secure environment,” said Michael Crawford, President and CEO of HOFV. 

“Highway 77 aligns with our strategy to host immersive, family friendly live events that serve as catalysts for drawing guests to the Destination and supporting the local community.”

Read more about each of the artists:

Dan + Shay, fresh off their GRAMMY® Award nomination for Best Country Duo/Group Performance for the third consecutive year, have garnered multiple GRAMMY, CMA, ACM, American Music and Billboard Music Award wins and nominations. The two-time GRAMMY Award winners, known for hit songs like Speechless and Tequila, have surpassed 6.5 billion career streams. The duo’s multi-week number one hit 10,000 Hours, featuring Justin Bieber, has more than 1.4 billion global streams, and became the biggest first-week streaming total in country music history.

With the release of her debut album The First Time, Kelsea Ballerini became the only female country artist to hit number one with her first three consecutive singles from a debut album, attaining her fifth number one song in four years with Miss Me More. Her critically acclaimed sophomore album, Unapologetically, marked her second top-five debut on the Billboard 200. Ballerini has garnered two GRAMMY Award nominations, two ACM Awards, and took home the iHeartRadio Music Awards honor for “Best New Artist.” In the fall of 2020, she debuted her newest album ballerini, which is the follow-up and second half of the story to the singer’s album kelsea.

Award-winning country duo Maddie & Tae became only the third female duo in 70 years to top the country airplay charts with their debut, platinum-selling and number one hit single Girl In A Country Song, followed by top hits including Fly, Shut Up and Fish, Friends Don’t and Die From a Broken Heart.

Eric Paslay will take the stage to perform his top hits including Never Really Wanted, She Don't Love You, Song About a Girl and Friday Night, which he co-wrote and originally recorded with Lady A.

Tyler Farr, with three number one songs: Redneck Crazy, Whiskey in My Water and Guy Walks Into a Bar, is a Platinum-selling country rocker and the first artist signed to Jason Aldean’s Night Train Records/BBR Music Group.

Artist bios courtesy of the Hall of Fame Village’s press release.

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