Uptown Getdown Music Series Starts August 1

By July 23, 2019 No Comments

Uptown Getdown will kick off its 2019 season on August 1. The series is held each Thursday night in August from 6:00-9:00 p.m. in City Square Park, Marion. Enjoy live music, great food and family fun at this free event.

Flaming Camaros will start off the series with a rockin good time featuring tunes from Buddy Holly and  Johnny Cash to Foo Fighters and Cheap Trick. August 8, Lonesome Road will feature everyone’s favorite country music. Dogs On Skis returns to Uptown Getdown on August 15 with crowd favorites that earned them a spot in the Iowa Rock and Roll Music Hall of Fame. Airiwaves will conclude the series on August 22 featuring classic rock.

Food will be available to purchase from Hy-Vee Marion, Dairy Queen, and Kettel House Bakery. Attendees should bring chairs or blankets, coolers are welcome. Please, pets should stay at home.

Admission is free to the public thanks to these Marion Chamber Platinum Community Partners – Farmers State Bank, Fosters Heating and Air Conditioning, ImOn Communications, MercyCare Community Physicians, and Townsquare Media. The event is produced by the Marion Chamber of Commerce and Uptown Marion with support from the City of Marion.

2019 Uptown Getdown band schedule:

Thursday, August 1                          Flaming Camaros

Thursday, August 8                          Lonesome Road

Thursday, August 15                        Dogs on Skis

Thursday, August 22                        Airwaves

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