Lady Antebellum, Jennifer Nettles & More Set for Aurora's New RiverEdge Park
City of Aurora Mayor Thomas Weisner announced today the 2014 line up of concerts and events at RiverEdge Park, downtown Aurora's beautiful new outdoor concert venue, ready to launch its exciting second season this summer.
National acts playing RiverEdge this summer include 18th Annual Blues on the Fox headliners Jimmie Vaughan, Los Lonely Boys and Taj Mahal (June 27 & 28), Lee DeWyze and 10,000 Maniacs (July 5), Under the Sun Tour with Sugar Ray, Blues Traveler and Uncle Kracker (July 6), Lady Antebellum (August 7), Jennifer Nettles of Sugarland (August 29) and one more major concert TBA (August 10; announcement and ticket-on sale date is June 22).
Aurora's popular Downtown Alive! outdoor music series returns with Sixteen Candles(June 13) and American English (August 1). Tickets are only $1 if purchased before June 2.
Outdoor screenings of movie cult classics Sing-A-Long-A Grease (June 20) and The Rocky Horror Picture Show (June 21) also invite plenty of fun audience participation for only $5.
Community festivals and fun special events will attract all ages to Aurora's downtown business district including the Wisconsin Beer and Cheese Tour (May 31), Sacred Heart Annual Festival & Concert (June 8), the ColorVibe 5K Race (June 15), Aurora's Fourth of July Celebration, the Aurora Puerto Rican Heritage Festival (July 26 & 27) and theFox Valley Irish Festival (August 2).
RiverEdge Park is located at 360 N. Broadway, directly across from the Metra station in downtown Aurora. Tickets go on sale Friday, May 2 at 10 a.m. for all performances except Lady Antebellum; the Under the Sun Tour with Sugar Ray, Blues Traveler and Uncle Kracker; and Jennifer Nettles. Tickets go on sale to the general public for those concerts Tuesday, May 6 at 10 a.m.