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KXT 91.7 FM Presents Barefoot at the Belmont

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The Popular Summer Concert Series Returns for a Third Season

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 4, 2012

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – Now in its third year, KXT 91.7 FM presents Barefoot at the Belmont. The unique concert series features the best in music from Texas and beyond, set against the dramatic backdrop of the historic Belmont Hotel and the downtown Dallas skyline.

Building upon the continued success of the last two years, KXT 91.7 and the Belmont Hotel are hosting another series of Thursday night concerts beginning April 26, 2012. Headliners include Austin’s own Gary Clark Jr., Americana artist Jessica Lee Mayfield, Heartless Bastards lead singer Erika Wennerstrom, former Luna members Dean Wareham & Britta Phillips, plus local favorites Cas Haley, Will Johnson and Tim Delaughter.  One headliner is yet to be announced to round out the eight-concert series.

The Barefoot at the Belmont concerts take place on select Thursday nights April 26 through August 9, 2012, at the Belmont Hotel, 901 Fort Worth Avenue, Dallas, 75208. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. with opening acts beginning at 7:00 p.m. and headliners hitting the stage at 8:30 p.m. Due to overwhelming demand, season tickets are already sold out. However, individual tickets, priced at $25 each, can still be purchased at www.kxt.org/barefoot. Seating is limited. If not already sold out, tickets available the night of the show will be sold at the door for the same price. The series ticket partner is Prekindle.com. Other partners and sponsors include booking by Spune Productions, Studio Movie Grill, Smoke Restaurant and The Belmont Hotel.

For full talent lineup and more information go to www.kxt.org/barefoot.

ABOUT THE BELMONT

Built in 1946, the Belmont Hotel was designed by Charles Stevens Dilbeck and is an example of the Art Moderne architectural style. The hotel was one of the first in the area to offer year-around air conditioning. Renovated in 2005, the boutique hotel remains true to Dilbeck’s vision, yet presents modern room accommodations. The Belmont is a gathering place for locals and visitors and boasts one of the best views of the downtown Dallas skyline.

ABOUT KXT 91.7

KXT 91.7 FM is one of the public broadcasting stations operated by North Texas Public Broadcasting, a not-for-profit media network that also includes KERA 90.1 FM, KERA TV, KERA WORLD and Art&Seek. KXT began broadcasting in November 2009 and has a Triple A (Adult Album Alternative) music format. Listen live to KXT online at kxt.org.

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CONTACT:

Christopher Wagley

Director, Marketing & Communications

KERA, KXT and Art&Seek

cwagley@kera.org

214-740-9377