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July 31 - August 9, 2015

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The Wallflowers

Saturday, August 1st - 8:00pm

After releasing their eponymous debut album in 1992, The Wallflowers released what would become their best-known and highest-selling album, Bringing Down the Horse in 1996, which featured songs such as "One Headlight" and "6th Avenue Heartache". The Wallflowers have won two Grammy awards: Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal and Best Rock Song for "One Headlight". "One Headlight" is also listed at #58 in Rolling Strong's list of 100 Greatest Pop Songs.


Sunday, August 2nd - 8:00pm

HAIRBALL has always been a fair favorite with their cover hits of 70's and 80's rock and roll.

Hairball, 2014

Dan + Shay

Monday, August 3rd - 7:00pm

Since they joined together in 2012, Dan Smyers and Shay Mooney—known collectively as Dan + Shay—have established themselves as one of country music’s most talented duos. Dan + Shay bring a young energy to country music, which kicked off their debut hit single, “19 You + Me”. 

Cam - Opening at 7:00pm                Old Dominion to follow


Tuesday, August 4th - 8:00pm

This "garage band" from Topeka released their debut album in 1974 and never looked back! Kansas has produced eight gold albums, three sextuple-Platinum albums, one Platinum live album, and a million-selling Gold single, Dust in the Wind. Kansas appeared on the Billboard charts for over 200 weeks throughout the '70's and '80's and played to sold-out arenas and stadiums throughout North America, Europe and Japan.

Foghat - Opening for Kansas

Signed to a record deal in 1971, Foghat recorded and began touring relentlessly for the next 14 years. Their hard work has been rewarded with seven Gold records, on Platinum record, and one Double-Platinum record, Foghat Live.

Eli Young Band

Wednesday, August 5th - 8:00pm

The Eli Young Band scored their first No. 1 hit with Crazy Girl. The double platinum single became the #1 most played country song of the year on Billboard’s 2011 year end chart and earned them the ACM Award for Song of the Year.

Lee Brice, presented by
Hungry for Truth

Thursday, August 6th - 8:00pm

Brice released his debut album, Love Like Crazy, in 2009. The title track reached #3 on the Billboard Country chart and set a record as the longest-charting song in the chart's history. In 2012, he topped his own success with Hard 2 Love, an album that went Gold and featured three #1 Country singles, including Hard to Love, A Woman Like You and I Drive Your Truck, which won Song of the Year at both the CMA and ACM Awards.

The “Hungry for Truth” initative is an outreach program about food and farming funded by the South Dakota Soybean Research and Promotion Council. The goal of “Hungry for Truth” is to elevate the discussion among South Dakotans and South Dakota farmers about how food is raised. For more information, please Click Here.

Brett Eldredge

Friday, August 7th - 8:00pm

Brett Eldredge’s smooth, soulful and distinctive voice coupled with his strong songwriting abilities has made him a fast rising star in country music and won him the CMA “New Artist of the Year” in November, 2014.  Two of his singles, Beat of the Music and Don’t Ya, already have reached the top of the Billboard country charts…and he just hit number one again with Mean to Me.