Oswego Venue 1012 to kick off summer with Country Bash and Tribute to Veterans – Shaw Local

The lineup has been announced and tickets are now on sale for the 2022 Oswego Village Summer Event Series at location 1012.

The outdoor entertainment venue, which opened in 2021 at 1012 Station Drive near Orchard Road, will host a combination of 17 paid and free events this summer, sponsored by Allied First Bank.

Four weekend headlining concerts, seven free neighborhood nights on Thursday nights, four Movies Under the Stars events and several other free events are on the official events schedule.

Tickets can be purchased online at the venue’s website. Admission for weekend headliners is $15 for ages 13 and up or $50 for a four-concert package, with kids 12 and under admitted free and military discounts , veterans and their families.

Allied First Bank’s summer lineup kicks off Memorial Day weekend with Country Bash on Saturday May 28 and a Veterans Tribute event on May 29. Country Bash will feature Whiskeyfist and two other country bands and the Veterans Tribute event will feature marching bands like Celebration Brass and Springbrook’s Oswego Pops Orchestra playing patriotic favorites.

Other weekend headliners include: High Infidelity on June 11, Bad Medicine with opener Coverlicious on July 23, and AC/DC tribute band AZ/DZ with opener The Pyromaniacs on September 3.

Thursday Night Block Party events, select Thursdays from 5:30-9:30 p.m., will feature free concerts featuring music from the 60s, 70s, 80s, Motown and pop favorites, and a back-to-school party.

Movies Under the Stars rounds out the series with free movies for all ages and lawn games, including bags and the giant Connect Four.

All events are family friendly and have been created to engage a variety of different audiences. For details on the weekend’s headliner performances, Thursday night block party schedules and the Movies Under The Stars lineup, check out the Events Schedule.

Some events will be supported by food trucks serving local dishes, and wine and beer will be available for purchase. Participants are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets to relax on while celebrating the long summer nights.

“Get ready to celebrate summer with tons of entertainment options for all ages,” said Village Chairman Troy Parlier. “Not only is Venue 1012 a great place to gather with family and friends outdoors, but this year’s exceptional summer season also offers endless opportunities to create memories with live music and fun in family.”

Venue 1012, along with the Village’s special events program, is designed to be self-sustaining from year to year, funded by sponsorship, beverage and ticket sales, and other event-related revenue.

Find out more about place 1012 sponsorship, donation opportunities and event rentals or contact Julie Hoffman at jhoffman@oswegoil.org for more information.

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