Springfield, MO (PRWEB) August 21, 2015
PFI Western Store and the Professional Bull Riders (PBR) are excited to welcome back the PFI/PBR Party in the Parking Lot concert on Thursday, September 3rd starring Thomas Rhett. The concert kicks off PBR Week when the Built Ford Tough Series returns to JQH Arena, September 11-13, with the PFI Western Invitational, presented by Bass Pro Shops.
Rhett’s debut album “It Goes Like This” earned him a nomination for the ACM “New Artist of the Year” that had two consecutive Platinum-certified No. 1 hits, including a three-week run with “It Goes Like This.” His new single, “Make Me Wanna” also topped Billboard’s list of Best Country Songs of 2014. The same project produced the platinum-certified No. 1 smash “Get Me Some Of That,” as well at two Top 15 hits, “Beer With Jesus” and “Something To Do With My Hands.”
General admission tickets are $30 and standing pit tickets are $40. They’re on sale now at O’Reilly Auto Parts, PFI Western Store or online at http://www.pfiwestern.com/party. A portion of the proceeds from Party in the Parking Lot will benefit the Breast Cancer Foundation of the Ozarks (http://www.bcfo.org), a local 501(c)3 that provides resources and support for local individuals and families impacted by breast cancer. Another portion of the proceeds benefits The Rider Relief Fund. (http://www.RiderRelief.org). This 501(c)3 charity provides financial assistance to athletes of all ages that have been injured in the competitive sport of bull riding.
-Five great performers lined up and ready to entertain: Lindsey Highlander, Jason Pritchett, Tucker Beathard, Members Only, and, of course Thomas Rhett.
-Gates will open at 4:00 pm. No sooner.
-First artist takes the Cooper Tires Stage at 5:30pm.
-Coors Light Party Trailers will be On-Site so come thirsty.
-Chairs will be provided only in general admission. All Pit admission is standing room only.
-Concessions will be available from Hardee’s, Ozark Empire Fair and PriceCutter so come hungry. No coolers or outside food or drink will be allowed.
-Party in the Parking Lot performers will play rain or shine.
-Kids two years old and younger will be free and will sit on a parent’s lap. Strollers will not be allowed.
About the Bands:
*Tucker Beathard – Twenty-year-old Tucker started playing drums and guitar in a band with his brothers at 10 years old. His rebellious attitude as a teenager inspired the lyrics of the chart topping hit “Homeboy,” recorded by Eric Church. Not long after decided to forgo a baseball scholarship to focus on music, Beathard signed a publishing deal with Big Machine Music and a recording contract with DOT Records. Now he’s currently working on his debut album and is already booked for shows this summer with superstars like Dierks Bentley, Eric Church, Miranda Lambert, and Keith Urban.
*Jason Pritchett - Jason is from a small town, Independence, MO, just outside of Kansas City. He’s been performing shows in Branson for over 13 years and has learned how to command the stage. He went on to become a Top 5 finalist on NBC’s hit TV show “America’s Got Talent.” Award winning country music singer/songwriter Billy Dean signed Jason to his record label, BDMG, and began writing songs about Jason’s life as a cowboy in Independence, MO. His upcoming 4-song EP is titled “Independence Cowboy” and features his smash hit “Good Show.”
*Lyndsey Highlander – Lyndsey made her national television debut on RFD-TV and landed a national sponsorship and ad campaign with the world’s largest manufacturer of farm and ranch equipment, TARTER. Lyndsey is making a name for herself in Nashville as an artist to watch by pioneering the city’s first female driven monthly concert series, The Stomp, which features the rising women of country music. Lyndsey’s self-penned song “Hard Word” quickly made its home on GAC, and the leading music industry trade magazine, CMA Close Up also features her in the “Debut Artist Spotlight” spread. She’s landed opening spots and shared the stage with artists like Brantley Gilbert, Randy Houser, Blackberry Smoke, Randy Travis, and Steel Magnolia.
*Members Only – Members Only is the nation’s premier 80’s tribute band, playing your favorite hair and pop classics from the decade that gave us the Rubik’s Cube, Atari, and feathered bangs! Members Only has been playing regionally since the “Summer of ‘69” (no wait, 2008) with experienced musicians Brent Thornton on lead vocals, Jeremiah Sharp on bass guitar, Will “The Prodigy” Clark on keys, Seth Jaeger and Zach McClease playing guitar, and Justin Gabossi keeping the beat on the drums. With a high energy show and songs you know and love, Members Only is guaranteed to get you dancing and singing all night long.