A CONCERT CAMPOUT EXPERIENCE
APRIL 21+22, 2017
at BYRDS ADVENTURE CENTER – OZARK, AR
7037 Cass Oark Rd.
Ozark, AR 72949
ALL AGES WELCOME
Tickets : $60 for the weekend
with 2 nights of live music by :
GRATEFUL DEAD EXPERIENCE : THE SCHWAG
more to be announced……
$60 per person for the weekend (Friday & Saturday)
– includes camping, parking, & live music
one day tickets are available only on the Saturday only for $35 per person – early arrivals on Thursday for an extra $10 per person. There are no advance tickets available for this event. Buy tickets at the gate upon arrival. With 800 acres of space the event will not sell out. Children ages 10 and under are free but ages 11 and up must buy a ticket at full price.
Byrds Adventure Center is an 800 acre campground facility in the northwestern part of Arkansas. There are three miles of river frontage on the Mulberry River running through the property. The facility offers shaded camping, swimming, canoe float trips, zip line, general store, restaurant. concession stand, electric sites, and live music. For this event there will also be merchandise and food vendors.
DRIVING DIRECTIONS :
FROM ST. LOUIS
44 west to 65 south (in Springfield) to 412 west to 23 south (by Huntsville) to a left for six miles on Hwy 215 (a.k.a. Co. Rd. 83).
FROM KANSAS CITY
71 south to 540 south (by Rogers) to 40 east to 23 north (at Ozark) to a right on Hwy 215 (a.k.a. Co. Rd. 83) for six miles.
FROM LITTLE ROCK
40 west to 23 north (at Ozark) for 13 miles to a right on Hwy 215 (a.k.a. Co. Rd. 83) for six miles.
FROM SPRINGFIELD, MO
65 south to 412 west to 23 south (by Huntsville) to a left for six miles on Hwy 215 (a.k.a. Co. Rd. 83).
FROM FAYETTEVILLE, AR
Hwy 16 East (30 miles) to a right on Hwy 23 South (10 miles) to a left on Hwy 215 East for 6 miles. (a.k.a. Co. Rd. 83).
FROM OKLAHOMA CITY
40 east to 23 north (at Ozark) for 13 miles to a right on Hwy 215 (a.k.a. Co. Rd. 83) for six miles.
THE SCHWAG BIOGRAPHY
The Schwag is a band of musicians dedicated to carrying on the vibe and music of the legendary Grateful Dead. Founded in 1991 The Schwag has performed over 3000 concerts all over the United States. This group averages 150 shows a year and has a working songlist of over 200 songs from the Grateful Dead and Jerry Garcia Band catalog. For four years band leader Jimmy Tebeau also toured the country as the bass player for JGB (Jerry Garcia Band). The Schwag has opened for many noteable acts including String Cheese Incident, Marshall Tucker Band, Leftover Salmon, Sammy Hagar, Little Feat, and Railroad Earth. For many years The Schwag hosted its own Schwagstock music festivals drawing crowds of an average of 5000 people per event several times per summer. The band owned the venue Camp Zoe in Missouri where the festivals were hosted. Some of the bands opening for The Schwag at these festivals were George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic, Keller Williams, Big Brother & the Holding Company, and New Riders of the Purple Sage. Some of the guest musicians to play with The Schwag over the years include Chuck Berry, Bill Nershi from String Cheese Incident, Drew Emmitt and Vince Herman from Leftover Salmon, Butch Trucks from The Allman Brothers Band, Fred Tacket from Little Feat, Mike Gordon from Phish, and Vince Welnick from The Grateful Dead. Honorary band members for full Schwag shows include Merl Saunders, Melvin Seals, Johnnie Johnson, Jason & Travis & Kang from String Cheese Incident, and Devon Allman (Gregg’s son.) From May of 2013 to May of 2014, The Schwag was primarily on hiatus, as lead singer Jimmy Tebeau served time in federal prison in Yankton, South Dakota for a music/drug related crime. The Schwag band is now stronger than ever on a perpetual tour performing a different show every night of high energy organic interpretations of the Grateful Dead.
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