Country music fans can enjoy a warm night at the as they listen to the hits of and other musical guests, Leah Seawright and David Fair. Tickets for the concert are now discounted, ranging from $15 for lawn seats and up to $35 for terrace seats.
Tickets can be purchased at Ticketmaster or at the gate before the concert, which begins at 8 p.m.
The Friday concert is the first of the Amazon Tickets and Events 2012 Summer Country Series, five concerts offered at the amphitheatre throughout the summer.
Other concerts in the series include: Steel Magnolia on June 29; Lorrie Morgan on July 27; Marty Stuart on Aug. 11; and Little Texas and Restless Heart on Aug. 24.
Reed Foust and Wes Walker, Cobb natives, are partners in Amazon Tickets and Events. They hope the concert series will restore the amphitheatre to its glory days of 30,000 annual visitors, the Marietta Daily Journal reports.
Opened in 2003, the amphitheatre has 2,400 seats, which are all covered by a pavilion, plus plenty of lawn seating. For many, it’s a hidden gem of a venue in Metro Atlanta.
In an effort to for private promoters and community organizations, schools and churches. The county no longer promotes concerts there, but does continue to maintain the property.
Will this concert series help bring in more concert-goers and revenue for the Barnes Amphitheatre? Or is the venue a lost cause? What do you think?