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2014 Amphitheater Calendar
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5:00pm Saturday, May 24th
7th Annual Kearney Blues Festival
Featuring: Samantha Fish, Katy Guillen & The Girls, Brandon Miller Band and South Side Souls


Price: $5.00 Online or $15.00 at the Gate
Just a few months ago, very few people outside Kansas City, Missouri knew there was a young, dynamic musician named Samantha Fish getting ready to take the world by storm. In fact, it's not all that long ago that the 22-year-old singer/guitarist first discovered the blues and started paying her dues on that city's local scene. Her deceptively mature voice is sultry, yet innocent at the same time, while she intensely wails away on guitar. This deveptively mature young woman has set out to show the world that although she may be young, she can certainly wail the Blues.
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7:00pm Saturday, June 14th
Parmalee
with Special Guest: Rickie Lee Tanner


Price: $15.00 Online or $25.00 at the Gate
Parmalee's country rock sound has its roots in the bluegrass, traditional country, southern rock and blues covers the guys grew up hearing their families play. Matt and Scott Thomas grew up near Greenville, NC watching their father Jerry front a popular local southern rock blues band. The boys watched and learned, picking up their own instruments and jamming along with their dad's band. From this they learned how to integrate their own style into the songs they were playing. Barry Knox, who played drums for the church choir, loved what his cousins were doing and soon joined them.
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6:00pm Saturday, June 21st
Little Bit O' Bluegrass
Featuring: Loaded Goat, Konza Swamp Band and The Sterlings


Price: $5.00 Online or $15.00 at the Gate
Loaded Goat is a mad mash of bluegrass, old-time, honky-tonk music. To activate: Flick a little moonshine in it's face and get ready for some banjo for your ear-holes. Playing a predominantly original catalog of heartbreak and headache, Loaded Goat will occasionally surprise with the surprising cover song. Loaded Goat is great for bars, campfire jams, weddings, cowboy saloon shootouts, Rural Grit Happy Hour, and more, more, more.
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7:30pm Thursday, July 3rd
Annual July 3rd Fireworks Celebration
with Switch

Free to the Public Event

  • Concert Begins at 7:30pm
  • Fireworks Begin at 9:30pm
  • Fireworks music on 98.5 FM
  • Free Admission and Parking

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    Dusk (Approximately 9:00pm) Friday, July 11th - Movie in the Park
    Frozen

    Free Event!


    After the kingdom of Arendelle is cast into eternal winter by the powerful Snow Queen Elsa (voice of Idina Menzel), her sprightly sister Anna (Kristen Bell) teams up with a rough-hewn mountaineer named Kristoff (Jonathan Groff) and his trusty reindeer Sven to break the icy spell. Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee co-directed this Walt Disney Animation Studios production based on Hans Christian Andersen's beloved fairy tale The Snow Queen. Author: Jason Buchanan

    7:00pm Saturday, July 26th
    Thompson Square
    with Special Guest: 6 Degrees West


    Price: $25.00 Online or $35.00 at the Gate
    In the world of entertainment, music arguably demands the most personal investment from its artists, and it doesn't get any more intimate than Thompson Square. While most celebrities go to tremendous lengths and expense to carve out personal space in a Twitter-manic, paparazzi-fueled culture, husband and wife Keifer and Shawna Thompson veil no aspects of their relationship. In fact, they put their 13-year marriage on display in each song and, night after night, on tour. Hence, their sophomore album Just Feels Good is a compelling view of a relationship that offers no distinction between the personal and the professional.
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    7:00pm Saturday, August 9th
    Satisfaction: The International Rolling Stones Show
    with Special Guests: Petty Theft KC (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers Tribute)


    Price: $10.00 Online or $20.00 at the Gate
    "Satisfaction/The International Rolling Stones Show" is the international touring tribute show to the World's Greatest Rock & Roll Band. This Billboard & Pollstar listed show is now celebrating their 10th Anniversary in production with over 1600 performances listed to its credit. This highly acclaimed production showcases the most authentic cast & costuming of its kind. The likes of Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and cast bring a colorful performance to 50 years of classic hits. Featured in Rolling Stone, Showbiz Magazine, Las Vegas Today, CBS Sunday Morning news and hundreds of national newspapers, magazines, television & radio as the world's greatest show honoring the Rolling Stones and their legacy.
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    7:00pm Saturday, August 16th
    LeAnn Rimes
    with Special Guest: Travis Marvin


    Price: $25.00 Online or $35.00 at the Gate
    Most bios for albums talk about the artist's achievements and accolades, but you all can Google that. I don't want to do that at this point in my life. I've been making music for eighteen years, but I've never felt like people really saw me as a person. They saw me as a prodigy with a big voice. I felt like an alien child. I don't want to be "LeAnn Rimes," a name in lights. I want people who listen to my music to see me, know me, recognize me, as a normal human being who can sing and write and, I hope, connect with me through my music in a deeper way than ever before.
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    Dusk (Approximately 8:20pm) Friday, August 22nd - Movie in the Park
    The Lego Movie

    Free Event!


    A lowly Lego figure (voiced by Chris Pratt) joins a group intent on battling an evil force after a case of mistaken identity in this computer-generated comedy from the filmmakers behind Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs and co-director Chris McKay (Robot Chicken). Will Arnett co-stars as the voice of Batman, who along with Superman, make appearances in the Warner Bros. picture. Elizabeth Banks, Morgan Freeman, Will Ferrell, Liam Neeson, and Alison Brie head up the rest of the voice cast. Author: Jeremy Wheeler

    7:00pm Saturday, September 6th
    Tate Stevens
    with Special Guest: The Outlaw Junkies


    Price: $15.00 Online or $25.00 at the Gate
    Tate Stevens has captured America's hearts by doing the one thing he does best: being himself.With his powerful vocals, compelling life story and irresistible personality, Tate has won Fox's X Factor and scored a Top 5 album. He's also found success when his song "Holler If You're With Me," which debuted during a Pepsi commercial that aired during the Grammys, was chosen to be featured during the Southeastern Conference basketball tournament.
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