Country star Hunter Hayes 1st act announced for 2014 Musikfest

Posted: 8:23 AM EST Nov 20, 2013   Updated: 9:22 AM EST Nov 20, 2013
Hunter Hayes

The first headline act for Musikfest 2014 is a young, country star!

Grammy-nominated Hunter Hayes will take the Sands Steel Stage in Bethlehem on Saturday, August 2.

A multi-talented performer, musician, producer and writer, Hayes' debut, self-titled album featured two number one singles: "Wanted" and "Somebody's Heartbreak.'

That album has sold more than seven million singles, and was also certified platinum.

His current single, "Everybody's Got Somebody But Me," features Jason Mraz.

He's performed more than 500 dates during the past three years, and is currently on the CMT On Tour: Hunter Hayes' Let's Be Crazy tour, which features 24 dates in 21 cities through Dec. 7.

Hayes won the Country Music Association's New Artist of the Year award in 2012.

Tickets for the concert, priced $44-54, go on sale Tues., Dec. 3 at 10 a.m. to ArtsQuest members, and to the public at 10 a.m. on Fri., Dec. 6.

Tickets will be available at and 610-332-3378.

The 31st edition of Musikfest is scheduled for August 1-10, 2014.