A big summer concert that is considered the unofficial kickoff event for the summer concert season will be televised for the first time. Freeform announced plans to televise “iHeartRadio Wango Tango” on Sunday, June 3.
Hosted by Ryan Seacrest, the concert will feature performances by Ariana Grande, Shawn Mendes, Meghan Trainor, 5 Seconds of Summer, NF, Miguel, Janelle Monáe and Marshmello, with a special guest performance by Logic. Additional artists are still to be announced.
The concert takes place at the all-new Banc of California Stadium in Los Angeles, on Saturday, June 2. The annual event has been going since 1998.
“Fans will have the opportunity to catch all the action, including performances and behind-the-scenes fun, the following evening on Freeform at 8:00 p.m. EDT/PDT,” the network announced.
Said Karey Burke, executive vice president of Programming and Development at Freeform: “Our commitment to bringing unique and compelling programming to young adult audiences is at the core of our brand. To be able to partner with iHeartRadio and bring this iconic annual summer concert to television for the first time in its 20-year history is remarkable.”
“iHeartRadio Wango Tango” is produced John Sykes, Tom Poleman and Lee Rolontz for iHeartMedia and Michael Dempsey for Dempsey Productions.