Jackson Amphitheater To Kick Off Season May 8
By: Lori Nunnery on May 06, 2015
Do you hear it? Only the music of Jackson and West Tennessee could connect Memphis’ Beale Street and Nashville’s Music Row. Join us as we celebrate the rich musical legacy of our region with the 2015 season of Jackson’s Award Winning music venue Jackson‘s Amphitheater at the Market (AMP).
Located in the heart of Jackson behind the West Tennessee Farmers’ Market and within walking distance of the Jackson Walk, the AMP kicks off the 2015 Season on May 8 with The Kimberlie Helton Band brought to you by VOYA Financial Services and the LIFT Wellness Center.
Begin your evening at 6:45 pm as Bud Light Presents Local, Homegrown Musicians “Cotton Clifton” under the Tent at the West Tennessee Farmers Market. 7:30pm The Kimberlie Helton Band takes over the entertainment on the AMP stage.
Eleven Free performances are planned for the second season and the dates are as follows:
May 8 The Kimberlie Helton Band
May 22 Jimmy Church Review
June 5 Little Boys Blue
June 26 Reverend Jessie and The Holy Smokes (Josh Smith)
July 17 Iron Horse
July 31 Travis Cottrell
August 14 King Beez
August 22 Stacey Mitchhart
September 12 Paula Bridges, Chuck McGill, Colton Parker & The Bandstand Group
September 26 Surprise Guest!
October 3 Will Davenport
Sponsorship is key to maintaining the FREE Season. If you are interested in being a part contact Lori Nunnery at 731.423.2200. Special thanks to the following Sponsors who have committed to the 2015 series: The Allison Insurance Group
Jackson Energy Authority
LIFT Wellness Center
VOYA (formerly ING)
West Tennessee Healthcare Foundation
NOTE: During the 2014 inaugural season, the AMP received the Tennessee Statewide Four Star Award for Excellence in new facility design by the Tennessee Recreation & Parks Association. Its selection was based on its design, land usage, positive impact on the community, and community partnerships involved.
Additional recognition is also extended to media sponsors The Jackson Sun, Thomas Media and WBBJ-TV. Their continued coverage of the AMP has helped to grow the awareness and attendance and is deeply appreciated.
The open air venue encourages guests to bring their picnic basket or visit one of the food concessions. Blankets and lawn chairs are welcome at this family friendly event! Free parking is available throughout Downtown.
Jackson’s Amphitheater at the Market is a collaborative project between the City of Jackson,West Tennessee Farmers Market, Jackson Downtown Development Corporation, The Jackson Symphony, Jackson Arts Council, Jackson Convention and Visitors Bureau and numerous community volunteers.
To connect with what’s happening at the AMP, visit them on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/pages/Jacksons-AMP-at-the-Market/1489592794594440