Inaugural NiFi Festival announced at Kentucky Speedway Aug 28-30

By on May 27, 2015
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Nitro Fidelity in association with Kentucky Speedway are excited to announce the inaugural NiFi Festival. The three-day festival that offers abundant on-site camping will be taking place August 28 – 30, 2015 at the Kentucky Speedway in Sparta, KY, centrally located near Cincinnati, Louisville and Lexington, and within easy driving distance of a number of major municipalities including Chicago, Detroit, Cleveland, Pittsburgh, Charleston, Knoxville, St. Louis, Nashville, Indianapolis and Columbus.  Nitro Fidelity has partnered with Huka Entertainment and AJ Niland to curate a range of artists from multiple genres.  The all-star line up will include over 40 artists:  Green Day, Kings of Leon, Miranda Lambert, Brantley Gilbert, Jake Owen, Weezer, Hank Williams, Jr. and more. The full lineup is below. General Admission and Ignited (VIP) tickets go on sale on May 28, 10am eastern via


Besides world-class music performances, NiFi will also be offering an incomparable food and beverage experience that will include local chefs, food trucks, brewers and distillers. Local superstar chef, the James Beard Award nominated Edward Lee will be featured as the culinary headliner.


General admission tickets will include three-day access and complimentary car camping. Optional tent camping and RV upgrades will be available. An “Ignited Pass” will include three-day access and preferred camping as well as entry to the Ignited Lounge with complimentary drinks, menu by Chef Edward Lee and activities as well as exclusive viewing areas and more. The “Headliner Experience” will include a fully loaded tour bus plus personal concierge and gourmet meals.


NiFi will have three music stages, including one that is dedicated solely to emerging talent. All events will be held in the infield of the speedway in order to allow patrons to get the most out of the infrastructure and benefits of the venue. The incredible music is sure to make for an epic three-day weekend that will feature multiple lodging options, an elevated food and beverage program as well as a variety of dynamic activities.


Additional lineup announcements and a daily schedule of artists will be available soon. For the latest NiFi news and updates, please visit:



The inaugural NiFi Festival lineup is below:

Green Day

Kings of Leon

Miranda Lambert

Brantley Gilbert

Jake Owen


Hank Williams, Jr.


Flogging Molly

Gov’t Mule


Trace Adkins

Joe Nichols

Josh Turner

The New Pornographers

Benjamin Booker

Built to Spill

The Joy Formidable

Black Lips

Jana Kramer

Moon Taxi

Preservation Hall Jazz Band


Cloud Nothings

The Orwells

Jon Pardi

Charlie Worsham

Nikki Lane

Drake White and The Big Fire

Rayland Baxter

Native Run

David Fanning

Brooke Eden

Dean Alexander

The Marcus King Band


Jacob Davis

Tucker Beathard


Walker County





About Nitro Fidelity:

Nitro Fidelity Management, LLC was founded in 2014. The company boasts industry-leading entrepreneurial leadership in operations, facilities management, strategic partnership, event management and production. Nitro Fidelity is launching a series of multi-day music festivals featuring tier one talent across the country. The first festival, NiFi, launches August 2015 at Kentucky Speedway.


About Kentucky Speedway:

Kentucky Speedway is one of the nation’s premier entertainment venues, annually hosting national motorsports events, fitness runs, car shows, concerts, driving schools and other activities. The speedway sits on 990 acres, has permanent seating for 107,000, offers extensive parking and camping and is the annual home of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series “Quaker State 400” presented by Advance Auto Parts.


About Huka Entertainment:

New Orleans, LA-based HUKA Entertainment is a privately held full-service production, talent-buying and promotion company that specializes in festivals, concerts and events of all sizes. Known for groundbreaking innovation at festivals throughout North America, HUKA Entertainment produced the Concerts for the Coast series featuring Jimmy Buffett, Bon Jovi and Brad Paisley; is the co-founder, producer, talent-buyer and promoter of the award-winning Rock The Ocean’s Tortuga Music Festival (Fort Lauderdale, FL); is the co-founder, producer, talent buyer and promoter of Pemberton Music Festival (Pemberton, BC); is the co-producer and co-promoter of BUKU Music + Art Project (New Orleans, LA) and is the co-founder of the award-winning Hangout Music Festival (Gulf Shores, AL), for which it was producer, talent buyer and co-promoter from 2010 through 2013. HUKA Entertainment also books talent for and/or promotes a variety of concerts and events throughout the Southeastern United States.


Author: DaveHHM

Dave Luttrull: Owner/Editor in Chief of Hellhound Music. Star Wars nerd, Gamer, Destiny homer, blogger, writer and lover of all things music.