HOT SPRINGS, AR (News release) - Oaklawn’s Finish Line Theater Series will celebrate its sixth season with its most star-studded lineup to date highlighted by the legendary Kenny Rogers. The popular series kicks off Thursday, June 19 with Air Supply and will also feature performances by the soulful Aaron Neville and Southern rockers 38 Special. Tickets for each concert will be $30 or $40 depending on the seat location.
New this year, fans will have the opportunity to purchase season tickets for all four concerts during a limited three-day period between Tuesday, May 27 and Thursday, May 29. There will be a limit of four tickets per person and must include all four shows. The price will be $120 or $160 per person.
“This concert series has really grown and to go from cover bands to Kenny Rogers in just six years is an achievement we are very proud of,” said Director of Marketing Kim Baron. “We are also excited to provide our guests with the option of purchasing season tickets. This has been something they have been asking for.”
2014 Finish Line Theater Schedule
- Thursday, June 19: Air Supply, Tickets go on sale Monday, June 9
- Thursday, Aug. 21: Aaron Neville, Tickets go on sale Monday, Aug. 11
- Thursday, Sept. 25: Kenny Rogers, Tickets go on sale Monday, Sept. 15
- Thursday, Oct. 9: 38 Special, Tickets go on sale Monday, Sept. 29
Doors will open for all shows at 6 p.m. – show times will be at 7 p.m.
Air Supply – This popular rock duo of singer-songwriter and guitarist Graham Russell and lead vocalist Russell Hitchcock have been pleasing fans since dominating the charts in the 1980s with such hits as “All Out Love,” “Making Love Out of Nothing At All,” “The One That You Love” and “Lost In Love.” They have had 10 Top Ten Hits in the United States and have sold more than 100 million albums worldwide.
Aaron Neville – A native of New Orleans, Aaron Neville has one distinct voice that has crossed genres from R & B to Country to Gospel for decades. Best known for his Cajun infused soul music, Neville first hit the music scene in the late 60s and has a enjoyed a career that includes numerous Grammy nominations, two Grammy Awards and chart toppers such as “To Make Me Who I Am,” “I Fall To Pieces,” “Don’t Take Away My Heaven,” “All My Life” and “Don’t Know Much.”
Kenny Rogers – Regarded as one of the greatest country singers of all time, Kenny Rogers was recently honored with the Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award at the 47th annual CMA Awards. A multiple Grammy Award winning artist, Rogers has sold more than 120 million records worldwide and recorded more than 65 albums during his storied 52 years in show business. His long list of timeless classics includes an impressive 24 #1 hits – “The Gambler,” “Lady,” “Lucille,” “She Believes in Me,” “Islands in the Stream,” and “We've Got Tonight.” His Greatest Hits album has sold over 24 million copies worldwide to date.
38 Special – After more than three decades together, 38 Special continues to bring crowds to their feet with their signature blast of Southern Rock. With sales in excess of 20 million, most associate the band with their smashes, “Hold On Loosely,” “Rockin’ Into the Night,” “Caught Up in You,” “Fantasy Girl,” “If I’d Been the One,” “Back Where You Belong,” “Chain Lightnin’” and “Second Chance.”