Drury to host KTTS Summer Fest outdoor concert

For Immediate Release: June 25

Contact:
Myra Miller
Director of the O'Reilly Family Event Center
Office: (417) 873-6381
Mobile: (417) 849-0155
E-mail: mmiller1@drury.edu

SPRINGFIELD, Mo., June 25, 2010 Drury University will host the KTTS Summer Fest outdoor concert featuring Sara Evans on Friday, July 23 at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $29.50 each plus a $4 convenience charge per ticket. Tickets go on sale at 5 p.m., Friday, June 25 at www.drurytickets.com, where tickets can be purchased and printed online. Tickets can bought in person from 5-7 p.m. on June 25 at the box office at Weiser Gymnasium.

All tickets are general admission. Concertgoers are encouraged to bring their own chairs and blankets for seating. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. and the first act takes the stage at 6:30 p.m.

Evans, a Boonville, Mo. native and owner of several number one hits, has won the Female Vocalist of the Year award from the Academy of Country Music, she was named one of People magazine's "50 Most Beautiful People" and Evans recently had a role on ABC television's Dancing with the Stars. Before Evans takes the stage, fans will be entertained by several acts including: Lee Brice, The Janedear Girls, Noe Palma, and more.

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Nottingham Productions is a dynamic new live entertainment company in Springfield, MO, consisting of four focuses: concert promotion, venue management consultation, sponsorship, and artist management. Nottingham Productions was created by three industry professionals with the goal to create life long memories for true music fans. For additional information, visit www.nottinghamproductions.com .