The country band Little Big Town and the British rock band The Darkness will perform at
The bands are the last piece of the live entertainment roster at the Infield. Maroon and Wiz Khalifa were announced as the headliners on the main stage two weeks ago.
Little Big Town and The Darkness, alongside Mid-Atlantic natives Mt. Greengenes, will perform in the so-called Jagermeister stage. All the bands typically have overlapping set-times.
This year's secondary headliners improve in star power on last year's bands, Puddle of Mudd and the musician
Little Big Town is a three-time Grammy nominee, and is a regular on the Billboard country charts. They're also accustomed to the US
The Darkness is best known as a one-hit wonder for the song "I Believe in a Thing Called Love." The band's lead singer, Justin Hawkins, quit the band in 2006 to treat alcohol and
Hawkins was most recently seen during the
Last year, the Infield's performers were all announced at the same time. This year, information about the event has come out in bits and pieces, in line with what is described as a "crecendoing" strategy by Jimmy Learned, the managing director of Elevation Ltd., the Preakness's marketing firm.
Earlier this week, a new anonymous marketing campaign promoting two possible replacements for