Featuring three country music superstars: Aaron Tippin, Sammy Kershaw, and Collin Raye.
Up-and-coming rock artist and musician Mick Blankenship will be performing at BMI Event Center on May 6th! Influenced by artists like Disturbed, Shinedown and Sevendust, Mick is sure to please a broad audience. Joining him will be Mad Hatter, a rock cover band performing hits from the 70's through the 90's.
Having a long and notable career filled with smash singles, platinum albums, and countless honors and acclaim, Clay Walker is back with a new album. In Texas To Tennessee, Walker beautifully mixes country’s timeless themes with more modern styles. And fans are resonating. His latest single off the album, "Need a Bar Sometimes," has almost 20-million streams!
Opening for Walker will be local country artist, Paul Rosewood.
Quiet Riot is a rock & roll phenomenon. Famously described as the first heavy metal band to top the pop chart at #1 on Billboard magazine, with hits such as Bang Your Head, Come on Feel the Noise, Run for Cover and many more! Saint formed in 1984 and, over the past three decades, has released 9 studio albums, charted on Billboard and been featured in Metal Edge, Circus, HM and many other magazines.
Queensrÿche first burst onto the music scene in 1982 with the release of their self-titled 4-song EP “Queensrÿche.” Since then they have gained international recognition and performed to sold-out audiences around the world. With the release of the critically acclaimed and commercially successful “Empire” in 1991, the band earned multiple Grammy Award nominations and won the MTV “viewer’s choice” award for the #1 chart-topping hit “Silent Lucidity.” Queensrÿche has sold over 30 million albums worldwide and has continued to break new ground and push their creative process. SACRED WARRIOR with all original members! This Christian band plays melodic, progressive hard rock/metal, a very good compliment to Queensryche.
Formed from the cream of Atlanta’s studio musicians, the Atlanta Rhythm Section came together in 1970 after working on a Roy Orbison recording session. 50 years later, and the Atlanta Rhythm Section carries on, continuing to make concert appearances showcasing their many classic hits and outstanding musical abilities.
Lead guitarist and vocalist Jock Bartley founded Firefall in Boulder, Colorado, in 1974, along with two other refugees from the legendary Graham Parsons band. Firefall’s layered harmonies backed by driving rhythms that transcend many genres from rock to country brought them Platinum and Gold Album and Single success with hits like “You Are The Woman”, “Strange Way”, and “Just Remember I Love You”.
After touring the world and building a loyal fanbase for the better part of twenty years, Fozzy is the epitome of what a killer rock’n’roll band should be: catchy, groovy, hooky, sweaty and most importantly, a GREAT TIME!
Seventh Day Slumber is a Nashville-based band that has been around for over 20 years and is still going strong, performing over 150 shows per year. Their signature sound has been given a fresh twist, resulting in the heaviest and most powerful music of their career. Sharing the stage with them will be Magdalene Rose, brining driving guitar riffs, thundering drums, and soaring, yet aggressive vocals.
The Nocturnal Affair is an alternative/dark rock project. The band’s crushing and melancholic musical style is an ode to darker alternative music torchbearers like Type O Negative, HIM, David Bowie, Gary Numan, and Nine Inch Nails. They capture a uniquely-haunting sound steeped in downtrodden melodies enveloped in the darkness.
One of two solo stars to spring from the ashes of the ’70s all-girl hard rock band The Runaways (Joan Jett also), Lita Ford displays guitar heroics on the level of any male metal hero. She is inarguably capable of rocking out aggressively and assertively.
Known primarily as the rhythm guitarist and vocalist on Ted Nugent’s early (and best) solo albums, Derek St. Holmes has also subsequently lent his talents to recordings by other artists and by the dawn of the 21st century, finally launched his own solo career.
FREEBIRD - Lynyrd Skynyrd Tribute is America's #1 tribute band to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame legends, LYNYRD SKYNYRD! Featuring six musicians from the Cleveland and Nashville music scene. They will get your blood pumping to some of Lynyrd Skynyrd's greatest hits, such as Sweet Home Alabama, That Smell, Saturday Night Special, Gimme Three Steps, Free Bird, and many more! Mark Cantwil is a singer/songwriter from Ohio.
Mark Cantwil is a singer/songwriter. He will be performing with his band, The Punch Drunk Heroes.