Director of the O'Reilly Family Event Center
Office: (417) 873-6381,
Mobile: (417) 849-0155
SPRINGFIELD, Mo., July 22, 2010 — Drury University will host the KTTS Summer Fest outdoor concert featuring Sara Evans on Friday, July 23 on Drury's Sunderland Field. Gates open at 5:30 with the first act taking the stage at 6.
Noe Palma opens the concert at 6, followed by former Drury student Liz Moriondo, husband-wife duo Thompson Square, Lee Brice and Evans is the headliner.
Tickets are still available at $29.50 each plus a $4 convenience charge per ticket. Tickets can be purchased online at www.drurytickets.com or at the gate on Drury Lane.
All tickets are general admission. Concertgoers are encouraged to bring their own chairs and blankets for seating.
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.
Media note: Media are welcome to cover the KTTS Summer Fest. Media passes are available. Contact Myra Miller at 849-0155 or firstname.lastname@example.org ahead of time to arrange for a media pass. The passes will be available at will call. Videotaping the concert for news purposes will be restricted to the first three songs of Lee Brice and Sara Evans' sets. In addition, videographers are asked not to record an entire song, but may videotape parts of several songs.
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About Nottingham Productions
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.