Lone Star Park to Offer 47 Days/Nights of Free Music Every Friday, Saturday, Sunday During Spring Thoroughbred Meet

Finally, one bet you’re guaranteed to win: 47 days of free, live entertainment at Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie. Lone Star Park is treating guests to performances by local bands in the Courtyard of Champions every Friday and Saturday throughout the 2010 Spring Thoroughbred Meet and a live Jazz trio in the Silks Dining Terrace on Sundays. (Please see attached event schedule for all dates and times.) Free with admission, patrons can enjoy music ranging from jazz to country.

During May, Lone Star Park will feature their Tribute Band Series during Party at the Park Friday nights. Bands scheduled to perform include Hard Night’s Day, Dallas’ best Beatles tribute band; Kraig Parker, international Elvis impersonator; Petty Theft, a Tom Petty tribute band; and Crawfish, a Jimmy BuffetT tribute band.

New this season, Lone Star Park will be offering a Sunday Jazz Brunch in addition to their regular buffet all day every Sunday throughout the season (except July 4). Featuring omelets, potatoes, and biscuits, the brunch is $8.95 per person. Between noon and 3 p.m., a live Jazz trio will perform in the Silks Dining Terrace.

In addition to live music during the races, Lone Star Park offers its Lone Star Music Series featuring nationally known bands such as Randy Rogers Band, Blake Shelton, Stoney LaRue, and Casey Donahew. With concerts following the last race, the Lone Star Music Series is free with admission before 9 p.m. on Fridays and 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 10. After 9 p.m. on Fridays and 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 10, concert admission is $15.

Special VIP concert packages for Blake Shelton on April 10 will be available online only at LoneStarPark.com. Priced at $62, or $72 with valet parking (plus tax and handling), these packages include admission, racing program, reserved seats with buffet and two beer tickets in the Post Time Pavilion Garden and admittance to the special VIP section in front of the stage for the concerts.

All concerts will be outdoors, just outside the racing surface, in front of the sun-shaded Courtyard of Champions. Seating in the lawn area is first-come, first-served, and there is limited patio table seating in the Courtyard. Blankets and folding chairs are permitted outdoors.

For a full list of the scheduled music events, click here.

General admission to Lone Star Park is $5 for adults, $3 for children ages 3-12 and free for children under three. For more information, please call (972) 263-RACE (7223) or visit www.LoneStarPark.com.


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