2018 Murphy USA Summer Concert Series Kicks Off This Weekend June 23
Starting this weekend and continuing all summer, celebrated vocalists, award-winning performers, and national touring acts from multiple genres and music scenes will be making their way to the heart of Downtown El Dorado for the 2018 Murphy USA Summer Concert Series, presented by MAD and Main Street El Dorado.
According to their press release, The Murphy USA Summer Concert Series will be held outdoors at the MAD Amphitheater following a full day of activities lined up downtown featuring monthly Grill contest on the courthouse lawn, classic car cruises around the downtown square, free horse and carriage rides, kids activities in the all new MAD Playscape and Splashpad and El Dorado’s award-winning legendary Showdown at Sunset performances on the fourth Saturday of June, July and August. The rollicking reenactment of the Tucker-Parnell feud will be performed on the steps of the Union County Courthouse beginning at 6PM The Murphy USA Summer Concert Series will have a new location at the MAD Amphitheater at 105 Locust Street in Downtown El Dorado. Opening acts begin at 7PM., with headliners taking the stage at 8PM
Kicking off on Saturday June 23rd featuring Dance Innovator and double platinum hip-hop artist,
New Cupid is a world-wide performer, double platinum recording artist and creator of the global phenomenon "The Cupid Shuffle". In 2007, new cupid shuffled his way into the hearts of millions with the up-tempo party song "cupid shuffle," which inspired the popular dance craze. From appearances on nationally syndicated TV and radio talk shows such as Dr. OZ, Steve Harvey and Tom Joyner to breaking the Guinness Book of World Records for the largest line dance assembled with over 17k people, cupid has virtually reshaped dance music and created an entirely new genre.
Continuing Saturday July 28th featuring local son and legendary Sun Records star,
JASON D. WILLIAMS
Known for his high-energy shows and love of live performance, Williams brings rock and roll back to its boogie woogie roots. His wild piano playing will bring to mind great performers like Jerry Lee Lewis and Al Jolson, while his personality remains 100-percent original. There’s no such thing as a bad show for this seasoned performer, who tours more than 160 shows a year.
Artist for final concert of the summer, on August 25, is still to be announced.
In addition to the Murphy USA Summer Concert Series performances, come for a full day of fun in Downtown El Dorado featuring: Grill Wars grilling contest on the courthouse lawn starting at 10am, BAGGO Tournament at 11am, the all new MAD Playscape and Splash Pad for the kids, Free Horse and Carriage rides around the square 3-7PM. Classic Car Cruise Night around the square at starting at 4pm followed by the Award Winning Showdown at Sunset at 6PM on the Union County Courthouse lawn and The Murphy USA Summer Concert Series at 7PM in the MAD Amphitheater.
For more information visit their website.