RICK JAMES’ STONE CITY BAND

tickets on sale June 5

Grammy and American Music Award Winning… Platinum and Gold Record Producing… Considered by many of their peers as one of the greatest performing Funk/Rock Bands ever to hit a stage! …An adrenaline rush of pure, unabashed raw energy!!   The Original Stone City Band is ready to “Fire Up That Funk!!

Formed in 1978 by The King of Punk Funk, Rick James, The Original Stone City Band served as Rick’s exclusive recording and touring band from the beginning and through the height of his career. They were responsible for cranking out the memorable sounds to timeless hits, such as “You and I”, “Super Freak”, “Mary Jane”, “Bustin’ Out”, “Ghetto Life”, “Fire and Desire”, The Temptations’ “Standing on the Top”, The Mary Jane Girls’ “All Night Long”, “Boys”, “In My House” and many, many more.

The Stone City Band is made up of original Motown and Gordy recording, producing, and touring musicians, Lanise Hughes, Tom McDermott, and Nate Guido Hughes and Oscar Alston.  Along with their hits “Ladies Choice”, “Strut Your Stuff”, “Freaky” and others, a portion of the show pays a beautifully produced tribute to the late Rick James and Teena Marie with their biggest hits and much more. The crowds love the show because when the band plugs in, it’s Time to FUNK ‘n’ ROLL!!

Opening Act: TBD

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FOOD ON SITE

Concessions located near the upper gate are proudly provided by Twisted Taco. Select Pepsi products, beer, wine, and margaritas are also available. See downloadable menu below.

PARKING AVAILABILITY

Parking is free at Southern Ground Amphitheater. The main parking lot is located adjacent to the venue, on Tiger Trail directly across from Fayette County High School. Lower level seating is ADA accessible from this parking lot and entrance. Limited ADA parking is also available at the upper entrance/box office location, as well as an ADA drop off point for entry to the upper and lawn level seating.




SEATING

RULES & REGULATIONS

We want everyone to enjoy our beautiful facility. To keep its unique ambiance, we ask that you respect your surroundings and the surroundings of others.

  • Due to temporary uncertainties with COVID-19 restrictions, we will gladly refund any ticket holder who can not make a rescheduled date, should that occur.  Otherwise, no refunds or exchanges on tickets are allowed.  Please don't ask.
  • Concerts are RAIN or SHINE. For inclement weather, please bring a rain jacket or poncho. Due to safety and sightline concerns, UMBRELLAS ARE NOT PERMITTED.
  • All children in the reserved section must have their own seat ticket.  Children five years old and over in the lawn section must have a ticket.
  • No pets, smoking or umbrellas are allowed.
  • Guests may bring in small coolers or picnic baskets with their own food and drink. Food and drink are also available for purchase inside the Amphitheater.
  • Beer and wine is allowed in the Amphitheater but may not be consumed in the parking lot.
  • Please place trash in appropriate receptacle.
  • Beach-style folding chairs and blankets are acceptable for lawn seating.  The lawn is too steep to sit comfortably in a full-size lawn chair.
  • Box Office opens at 6:00 p.m.
  • Gates open at 7:00 p.m.
  • First act begins at approx. 8:00 p.m.
  • Headliner begins at approx. 9:00 p.m.

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