SHENANDOAH JUNCTION — Jefferson County Parks and Recreation is planning for some stay leisure occasions at The Amp for 2021, following a yr of cancellations in 2020.
The division was profitable in acquiring a summer season live performance sequence grant from the Levitt Basis for the 2020 season. The grant, with the division’s matching funds, will present 10 live shows freed from cost to attendees all through the summer season months.
The continuation of the grant into one other yr will make it attainable for The Amp stage to see quite a lot of bands for Thursday night live shows, starting in June. The band lineup has not but been accomplished, however can be made out there to the general public by April.
“We’re very lucky that the Levitt Basis has labored so carefully with our employees to assist us transfer forward into the 2021 season,” mentioned Jennifer Myers, parks director. “Their willingness to increase the grant to 2021 made it slightly simpler to make the decision to cancel final yr.”
“The Levitt Amp grant has allowed us to enterprise exterior of the norm, so count on all kinds of nation, bluegrass, rap, pop, folks and extra on the stage this summer season,” Myers mentioned. “We have now included some native favorites, as effectively.”
Along with the deliberate Levitt live performance sequence, Jefferson County Parks and Recreation is happy to announce a June 26 live performance that includes The Reagan Years. Tickets are presently on sale for the occasion. Together with continued COVID-19 pointers, the tickets are being bought in a social-distancing style, for $50 for a “circle” of not more than six individuals.
“We’re so excited to announce that the Reagan Years can be performing,” Myers mentioned.
The band is the East Coast’s authentic ‘80s tribute band, made up of 5 musicians performing ‘80s pop, rock, new wave and metallic. The musicians possess numerous vocal talents and carry out hits of artists like Bon Jovi, Madonna, devo, Joan Jet, Billy Idol, Journal and Weapons ‘N Roses.
A hyperlink to buy tickets may be discovered on the park’s Fb web page. The tickets have to be bought prematurely.
“After a protracted yr of no music on the Amp stage, we’re thrilled to be bringing the music again to Jefferson County,” Myers mentioned.
Additionally coming to the stage through the summer season months of 2021 can be household film nights. The park employees is presently working to safe sponsors to current Friday night motion pictures. People or companies keen on sponsoring these nights are inspired to contact Becki Zaglifa at [email protected].