Three more concerts were announced yesterday afternoon for the Nitefall on the River summer concert series. Nitefall organizers had earlier announced shows from Blue October, The Nadas, Hairball, Needtobreathe, and Fitz and the Tantrums. Yesterday, organizers added concert dates for Yonder Mountain String Band, Matt Nathanson, and The Soulshine Tour. All of the concerts will be at the Simon Estes Amphitheater, and tickets for all three of the new shows will go on sale on Friday, April 11 through Ticketfly (links below). Here are all the details.
Yonder Mountain String Band will play Nitefall on the River on June 28 at 9 p.m. The Colorado bluegrass band has seen its last three albums top the Bluegrass chart. YMSB is targeting October for their next release. Tickets for the all ages Nitefall show are $22.50 in advance and $25 at the gate.
The Soulshine Tour will hit the Simon Estes Amphitheater on July 11 at 7 p.m. The tour will feature musical performances by Michael Franti and Spearhead, SOJA, Brett Dennen, and Trevor Hall, plus two DJs, and special guest yoga instructors. Headliner Michael Franti's blending of political hip hop, funk, folk, reggae, and jazz has made him a success as a solo performer and as frontman for groups like the Beatnigs, The Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy, and now Spearhead. Tickets to see The Soulshine Tour will be $40 in advance and $45 at the gate. The concert is open to all ages.
Matt Nathanson and opener Andrew McMahon will take a break from their summer tour with Gavin DeGraw to perform at Nitefall on the River on July 18 at 8 p.m. Nathanson has charted songs on the Pop, Rock, Adult Contemporary, and Country charts, and his 2008 smash "Come On Get Higher" (featured video) went double-platinum. His last two albums have gone both Top 20 on the Pop chart and Top 10 on the Rock chart. Tickets to the all ages show will be $25.
Expect Nitefall on the River organizers to announce more concerts in the coming weeks. For more information on the Nitefall on the River summer concert series, check out the Nitefall website.