Lonestar to headline Glacier Twins concert

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Lonestar will be the featured act at the second annual Glacier Twins Concert Series on Friday, Aug. 2.

Country music group Lonestar will be the featured act at the second annual Glacier Twins Concert Series on Friday, Aug. 2.

Formed in 1992 in Nashville, the group has charted more than 20 singles on the Hot Country Songs chart. The group’s first top 10 hit was “Tequila Talkin’” in 1995 and their first No. 1 hit “No News” in 1996 spent three weeks at the top of Billboard Magazine’s Hot Country Singles and Tracks chart.

The concert will be held on the Twins’ Memorial Park Baseball Field at 1135 East Second Street in Whitefish, rain or shine. Gates open at 5 p.m.

Lonestar band members include Richie McDonald with lead vocals, Michael Britt on lead guitar and background vocals, Keech Rainwater on drums, and Dean Sams on keyboards, melodica, background vocals.

Other top hits from Lonestar include “Amazed,” “I’m Already There,” “Mr. Mom,” “Walking in Memphis,” “My Front Porch Looking In,” and “What About Now.”

The opening act starting at 7 p.m. will be music from Jacque Jolene and The Last Chance Band, from Spokane and western Montana. They are described as a “high-energy country group with a flare for rock ‘n’ roll.”

Tickets are $35 in advance and $40 at the gate the day of the event. Children 6 and under are free. VIP tables with seating for 10 up front, including drinks and snacks are also available for purchase at $1,500.

Ticket locations are Brannigan’s Pub in Kalispell, Kelly’s Casino in Columbia Falls and Buster’s Casino in Whitefish. Tickets can also be purchased online at http://bitly/lonestarwhitefish or at the front gate at any Glacier Twins baseball game this summer. This event is festival seating, so bring lawn chairs and/or blankets.

No outside food, drinks or coolers will be permitted. Various kinds of food and soft drinks, as well as beer and wine vendors will be available on site.

Multi-team contestants can sign up to participate in a Corn Hole Tournament on the field immediately following the concert at around 10 p.m.

For more information visit the Glacier Twins website at www.glaciertwinsbaseball.org.

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