Just received this. More music coming to Carbondale on top of the Jason Isbell show in October:
Saturday, August 29th from 1pm to 10pm Carbondale Main Street will be hosting a day of music featuring Wanda Jackson, the Queen of Rockabilly at Lenus Turley Park. Jackson will be headlining the show with local bands taking the stage throughout the day. The festival will also feature local artists and other community vendors.
With a career spanning seven decades, Wanda Jackson is known as the Queen of Rockabilly. She has made numerous appearances on the Billboard Top 100 and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2009. Other performers include; The Swamp Tigers, William Feigns, Secondary Modern, Hans Predator, Flowers of Evil, Thee Mistakes, Greta Matthews, Arlin Peebles, Matt McGuire and Girls Rock Carbondale.
General admission tickets are $10 and are on sale now at Carbondale Main Street offices, Plaza Records and on EventJoy at http://bit.ly/1M8eDd4. VIP tickets are also available for $13 and include a limited edition mixed cassette tape with music from all of the local musicians. Tickets will be available the day of the show for $12.
There are five Golden Tickets mixed in with the regular general admission tickets. If you purchase a ticket and the sales person pulls out a Golden Ticket, your admission is free!