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Shelbyville, Indiana announces lineup for 2019 Music in the Park summer concert series

The city of Shelbyville is proud to present its annual free admission summer concert series for 2019 known as Music in the Park. The summer concerts will once again be held at Blue River Memorial Park located at 725 Lee Boulevard in Shelbyville. This year’s lineup will feature a strong mix of legendary hits and headliners across a wide spectrum of genres including An Innocent Band (A tribute to Billy Joel), KIST (A Tribute to KISS), Gordon Bonham Blues Band, jazz favorite the Rob Dixon Trio, and the Dane Clark Band.

 

The annual Music in the Park summer concert series adds to the Shelbyville community’s continual effort to bring entertaining activities for area families. “The City of Shelbyville is focused on bringing top-of-the-line entertainment each summer,” said Karen Martin, Director of Shelbyville Parks & Recreation. “Our city parks are vibrant, and beautiful, and provide fun for the whole family.”

 

All concerts are family friendly, ideal for those on a date night or spending time with family or friends. Participants are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets for each evening packed with fantastic entertainment.

 

Concerts are free to the public.

 

Summer concerts for the 2019 Music in the Park series include:

Sat, June 15 – Blues & Jazz- a night of blues and jazz with light up the summer night when two Indiana legends hit the stage. Gordon Bonham Blues Band and the jazz greats the Rob Dixon Trio are two of the most popular acts on the scene that will bring their blistering live performances to kick off the summer concert series in grand fashion.

 

Sat, July 20 - Kist (A tribute to KISS)- a night of classic rock. Starting in July of 2000 the founding members of Kist set out to launch a band worthy of the moniker “a tribute to Kiss.” Basing it’s stage show on the unrivaled Kiss shows of the 1970’s, Kist derives it’s set-list mostly from the make-up era catalogue, but does add in a few "out of makeup catalogue surprises.” hours of study and rehearsal has helped hone the band’s razor sharp edge. A Kist tribute brings all the fire and magic one would’ve expected at a real Kiss show.

 

Fri, Aug 16 - Dane Clark Band - a night of Americana and country music. Country singer Abigail Rose will open the show. Hoosier native Dane Clark has been the heartbeat of John Mellencamp's band for 23 years. As a drummer he has recorded with Mellencamp, John Prine, Steve Earle, Ian Hunter (Mott The Hoople) and the nationally syndicated morning radio program the Bob & Tom Show. As producer, arranger, and co-writer he has worked with legendary 60's acts Moby Grape and Donovan, as well as many up and coming artists including Nashville's Jason Sturgeon, Indiana's Rusty Bladen, Toronto's Don Stevenson (featuring Burton Cummings) and Oklahoma prodigy Alyssa Elaine. He is a recording artist of 5 critically acclaimed album projects and a 6th project to be released this spring, as well as a recipient of a coveted Telly award for the music video of his composition "Dream Stealin' Town".

 

Here's what his peers and the critics have to say about his solo work:

 

"A writer of brilliance and honesty" Carrie Newcomer (Rounder Records)

"Good songs like these don't grow on trees, they grow on people" Ian Hunter (recording artist)

 

"One of the best singer songwriters I've heard in a long time" Elliott Murphy (recording artist)

 

" a subtle yet wholly familiar piece of Indiana rock and roll" Rob Nichols (Nuvo magazine)

 

"Clark delivers a bundle of honesty and conviction" David Lindquist (The Indianapolis Star)

 

Sat, Sep 14 - An Innocent Band ( A Billy Joel Tribute) - a night of rock and pop classic hits. The members of An Innocent Band include: Travis Jensen, Kirby Jarvis, Gregg Jones, Jay Koch, Scott Beck, David Miller, and Andy Kopis. An Innocent Band gives their audience an unforgettable concert experience through the music of Billy Joel. These seven seasoned musicians perform carefully crafted renditions from the Hall of Famer’s enormous catalog of hits. While balancing elements of the original recordings with embellishments developed by Joel himself through years of live concert touring, An Innocent Band serves as your tour guide on this musical celebration with an energy that is as infectious as the melodies that solidified Billy Joel as one of the best-selling and most popular artists in the world.

 

 

 

About Shelbyville Parks Department:

 

Community Minded | Healthy Natured | Family Oriented

The Shelbyville Parks and Recreation Department offers a variety of passive and active opportunities for the community to enjoy in their leisure time. It is more than just parks and more than just leagues. It is quality time with your family, quiet peaceful walks or lunch with your friends. It is recreational opportunities that ease the mind and provide strength for your body.

 

For more information, please visit shelbyparks.com

moe. and Blues Traveler announce North American 'All Roads Runaround Tour' presented by SiriusXM JamON with special guest G. Love

Preeminent progressive rock band moe. and legendary platinum-selling band Blues Traveler have announced they will be hitting the road together across North America on the All Roads Runaround Tour presented by SiriusXM JamON. The summer run will showcase one set from each band plus a very special collaborative set each night. Special guest G. Love will join as support. The tour will include a stop at the Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn at White River State Park in downtown Indianapolis on Wednesday, July 31, 2019.

 

moe. just wrapped up a short tour at New York City’s landmark venue, the Beacon Theatre. John Popper joined the band on stage and the artists sat down to discuss the upcoming run.  That interview and highlights from the performance can be seen HERE.

 

Produced by Live Nation, the 21-city trek kicks off July 11 in Farmingville, NY at Long Island Community Hospital Amphitheater at Bald Hill and will make stops in Boston, Toronto, Nashville, Atlanta and more before wrapping August 11 in Austin, TX at Stubb's Waller Creek Amphitheater.

 

Tickets go on sale to the general public beginning Friday, March 1st at Noon local time at LiveNation.com.  A limited amount of VIP packages will also be available and include premium ticket locations, early entry into the venue, an exclusive tour poster signed by members of moe. and Blues Traveler and other merchandise items. Citi is the official presale credit card for the tour. As such, Citi cardmembers will have access to purchase presale tickets beginning Wednesday, February 27th at 10:00 a.m. local time until Thursday, February 28st at 10:00 p.m. local time through Citi’s Private Pass program. For complete presale details visit www.citiprivatepass.com.

 

About moe.:

With nearly 30 years of touring, 11 studio albums and a plethora of live releases under its belt, the quintet of Al Schnier and Chuck Garvey on guitars and vocals, Rob Derhak on bass and vocals, Jim Loughlin on percussion and vibes, and Vinnie Amico on drums, has long since established itself as a favorite of the jamband and improvisational rock scene. Critical acclaim and a solid national and international fan base has built a dedicated following that grows each year. Whether touring across the globe, headlining or producing their own music festivals, or sharing the stage with such celebrated acts as The Allman Brothers, The Who, or Robert Plant, among others, what keeps moe. at the forefront of the music scene is not only the energy and vitality of their music and songwriting, but the showmanship in which it is delivered.

 

About Blues Traveler:
30 years ago, the four original members of Blues Traveler, who had known each other since their early teens -- John Popper, Chandler Kinchla, the late Bobby Sheehan and Brendan Hill -- gathered in the basement of their drummer's parents' Princeton, NJ, home and the seeds were planted for a band who has released a total of 13 studio albums, four of which have gone gold, three platinum and one six-times platinum. Over the course of its illustrious career, Blues Traveler has sold more than 10 million combined units worldwide, played over 2,000 live shows in front of more than 30 million people, and, in "Run-Around," had the longest-charting radio single in Billboard history, which earned them a Grammy® for Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals. Their movie credits include Blues Brothers 2000, Kingpin, Wildflowers and others. A television favorite, they have been featured on Saturday Night Live, Austin City Limits, VH1's Behind the Music and they hold the record for the most appearances of any artist on The Late Show with David Letterman.

 

About G. Love:
Garrett “G. Love” Dutton is celebrating his 25th year as touring and recording artist. With over 15 records released, G. Love has been an influence to artists such as Jack White, Jack Johnson, The Avett Brothers, Slightly Stoopid and many more. With his signature blend of Delta Blues, Hip Hop, Funk, Rock and Roll and Jazz, G has literally created his own funky stew of American music. Expect a high-energy mashup of funky vibes and songs written from the front porch to get the world smiling and dancing to the positive message of Love and the Blues.

 

About Live Nation Entertainment

Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) is the world's leading live entertainment company comprised of four market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation Concerts, Artist Nation Management and Live Nation Media/Sponsorship. For additional information, visit www.livenationentertainment.com.

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