Join Epic Rides, the City of Prescott and the Eagles Aerie 3600 Chapter for free live music Friday, April 24th at 5:30p and from 10a - 8p Saturday, April 25th on the south lawn of the Courthouse Square in downtown Prescott. Days of rock steady music and mellow vibes includes a canned good drive for the Yavapai Food Bank - ALL attendees are requested to bring two canned goods for donation at the Food Bank tent.
The venue is perfect for reveling in the day's effort as participants cross the nearby finish line from their challenging mountain bike ride in Prescott National Forest and even better for the boot scoot'n type as the sun sets over Thumb Butte directly west of the outdoor stage.
Once the concert concludes, attendees are encouraged to make the short migration across the street from the Courthouse Square to Whiskey Row, a historic landmark in the Old West mountain town formerly used to house bars and brothels. As of late, the brothels have made the jump to restaurants while the bars remain intact and fully functioning.
With thousands of mountain bikers, plus their friends and family members in town for the weekend, Prescott, Arizona is a town packed with mountain bike culture and promise for a better world through healthy outdoor pursuits.
With great cooperation from Yavapai County and the Prescott Downtown Partnership, the Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Beer Garden will open near the stage area Saturday at 11a, expanding to the beautiful south Courthouse lawn at 2p, and making for the perfect place to unwind with an oat soda while glorious music fills the air into the evening.
Band Bio's and Stage Schedule
6p-8p Headlining Act - Roger Clyne & the Peacemakers
Back by popular demand, the "Springsteen of the Southwest" brings foot stomping beats, wailing guitar riffs and finely seasoned lyrics singing the praises of tequila and tales of crimes gone wrong. Blending the best of rock and country with a bit of reggae and mariachi, Arizona's own Roger Clyne & the Peacemakers knows how to rock Prescott with some south of the border flavor and a sound all their own.
Hailed by music aficionados as one of the finest live acts touring today, RCPM brings the post ride party like no other band can. Oh, and did we mention Clyne even has his own tequila label called Mexican Moonshine? These guys are serious about the party. Get more information on RCPM and pick up a bottle of Mexican Moonshine while you're at it, paring great with Sierra Nevada brew and good friends during the concert.
4p-6p Furious George
Rock, funk, disco, Motown, 80's hair bands and even a little rap mixed in, Phoenix-based Furious George brings everyone's favorite cover tunes with melodic energy and attitude. Performing across Arizona for more than a decade, Furious George knows how to get people from sitting on their backsides to up on their feet shaking them. Want proof? Get more info and some videos of Furious George in action at their website.
2p-4p Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Amateur Awards Party
Noon-2p Road One South Blues Band
Telecasters, slide guitars, harmonicas and percussion, all backed up by a mean shuffle beat, Road One South Blues Band brings performances reminiscent of blending Blues Traveler with the Allman Brothers Band. Hailing from Prescott, Road One South Blues Band is right at home rocking the south courthouse lawn, greeting riders as they roll down Whiskey Row after a great day on the bike.
10a - 12p Kenny James
Singer, songwriter and guitartist Kenny James opens Saturday's installment of music on the courthouse lawn. Originally hailing from San Francisco, Kenny James frequents Prescott's downtown bars. "Kenny James...combines his unique brand of charm with a powerful voice. He easily takes on different genres with his endless songbook," A. Ramey (The Edge).
NEW for 2015! 5:30p Friday Band - Crosseyed Possum
While the Pro Men and Women rip around the Fat Tire Crit course and spectators take in all the action from the Sierra Nevada Beer Garden, Crosseyed Possum will be filling the air of Whiskey Row with groves to enhance a fun-filled evening. Crosseyed Possum isn't your run-of-the-mill band either; they're proficient 13-15 year-old musicians who have a strong following in their hometown of Prescott.