LONE STAR MUSIC SERIES TO FEATURE SIX CONCERTS DURING THE 2016 SPRING THOROUGHBRED SEASON

For Immediate Release
Tuesday, March 01, 2016

Randy Rogers Band And Dwight Yoakam
Kick-Off Opening Weekend April 8-9
 

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (Tuesday, March 1, 2016) Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie’s upcoming Spring Thoroughbred Racing Season kicks off on Thursday, April 7.

The Lone Star Music Series draws top bands from around the country and this year’s line-up will again offer chart-topping fan favorites. The popular Lone Star Music Series drew over 93,700 fans in 2015 in a combined seven-concert series.

The excitement surrounding the 2016 Spring Thoroughbred Season Opening Weekend will be underlined with two top music acts:

  • Friday, April 8 – Randy Rogers Band returns for their ninth Lone Star Park appearance. They last performed here in 2014, drawing a crowd of 19,214 fans!
  • Saturday, April 9 – Dwight Yoakam will return for his second appearance since his debut here back in 2011.

The music calendar for the remainder of the Lone Star Music Series includes:

  • Friday, June 17 - Texas Country musicians Josh Abbott Band 
  • Saturday, June 18 - Nashville MCA recording artist Gary Allan 
  • Friday, July 8 – Special announcement April 25 for this Multiple Award Winning Artist 
  • Saturday, July 16 - American Texas Country artist Pat Green 

Lone Star Series Music Series Tickets 

 All concerts are free with paid $5 general admission before 8:30 p.m. and $20 after 8:30 p.m.  Gates will open at 5:30 p.m. with a first race post time of 7:05 p.m. on both Friday and Saturday nights. Concerts begin after the last live race.

Once again, Lone Star Park will enforce an 18 years of age and older policy that applies to all concerts. Persons under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a legal guardian at least 30 years of age.

Two Special VIP Package options will go on sale on Monday, March 7 at 8:00 a.m.

The VIP Live Racing/Concert package options will be available on sale through LoneStarPark.com only.

VIP Concert Ticket Package Option 1 - $64
 

Includes: General Admission, Open seating in the Courtyard Veranda for live racing, a Lone Star Today live racing program, an All-You-Can-Eat Buffet (Hamburgers, Cheeseburgers, Hot Dogs, Salads, Cookies and Two (2) Beer tickets), PLUS, “front of stage” access to the post-race concert *

VIP Concert Ticket Package Option 2 - $79 

Includes: A Valet Parking pass, General Admission, Open seating in the Courtyard Veranda for live racing, a Lone Star Today live racing program, an All-You-Can-Eat Buffet (Hamburgers, Cheeseburgers, Hot Dogs, Salads, Cookies and Two (2) Beer tickets), PLUS, “front of stage” access to the post-race concert *

Packages for groups of 20 or more, including Luxury Penthouse Suite rentals, are on sale starting Monday, March 7. Please call the Lone Star Park Group Sales Department at 972-237-5118 for additional information.

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Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie, a Class I racetrack operated by Texas Partners LSP and GG LSP. The track offers a 50-day 2016 Spring Thoroughbred Season, which opens Thursday, April 7 and concludes on Sunday, July 17.  Live racing will be held three days a week, Friday & Saturday at 7:05 p.m. (except Triple Crown Days May 7, May 21 & June 11 which have a 2:05 p.m. start) and Sundays at 2:05 p.m. Live racing will be held on select Thursdays at 7:05 p.m. (April 7 & 21; May 19; June 16; July 14). The racing program on Memorial Day, May 30, will start at 2:05 p.m. A special twilight program will be held at 5 p.m. both on Sunday, July 3 and Monday, July 4 (Lone Stars & Stripes Fireworks Celebration). For more information on Lone Star Park visit LoneStarPark.com or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

Lone Star Park is also home to the multi-million dollar simulcast racebook, sports bar and event venue, Bar & Book. The 36,000 square foot venue is open to the public 363 days a year.

Global Gaming Solutions, LLC (GGS), is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Chickasaw Nation with a primary business focus of pursuing entertainment, gaming and racing related opportunities in emerging jurisdictions in the United States and overseas as well as acquisition of regional gaming and entertainment assets. GGS LLC is the parent company of GG RP, which owns Remington Park in Oklahoma City, OK and GG LSP, which owns a significant stake in Lone Star Park. GG LSP is the track operator who owns the license to operate Lone Star Park and leases the property from the Grand Prairie Sports Facilities Development Corporation.

 

 

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