New concert planned for Alabama's beaches

MONTGOMERY, AL - The Rowdy Friends 2010 Tour – featuring country legend Hank Williams, Jr., Gretchen Wilson and Lee Brice – will take the stage at The Wharf's Amphitheater on Saturday, September 25 as part of an on-going concert series sponsored by Gulf Shores and Orange Beach Tourism. The show begins at 7 p.m.

From 10 a.m. August 18 to 6 p.m. August 19, Baldwin County residents may purchase up to 4 tickets from The Wharf Store located in Shucker's Oyster Bar, The Wharf's box office located at the amphitheater or from the Ticketmaster located inside the Orange Beach Publix. Tickets will be $10 each, and Baldwin County residents must present identification at the time of sale.

General public tickets will be available Friday, August 20 starting 10 a.m. at, all Ticketmaster outlets, The Wharf's box office or charge by phone (800-745-3000). These tickets will cost $25 each.

Of the 10,000 ticketed seats available in The Wharf's Amphitheater, approximately 3,000 tickets have been allocated to Baldwin County residents and Ticketmaster. The remaining portion will be distributed by Gulf Shores and Orange Beach Tourism to its accommodations partners to create packages. Any tickets not used by lodging partners will then be released on Ticketmaster's website for the general public to purchase.

"We are optimistic that the addition of this stellar concert will give guests another reason to visit our family-oriented destination," said Mike Foster, vice-president of marketing for Gulf Shores and Orange Beach Tourism.

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INFORMATION SOURCE: Alabama Department of Tourism