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August 20, 2013

Jackson tribute band live by the levee Saturday

If you haven’t yet caught a concert at Rushville’s Riverside Park Amphitheater what are you waiting for? You “Can’t Beat It,” especially with Saturday’s free concert line-up featuring the ultimate tribute to Michael Jackson.

The funk and fun begins at 7 p.m. with opener 650 North live on the amphitheater stage.

This live performance by the headlining Who’s Bad Michael Jackson tribute band promises to be an unrivaled celebration of pop music’s king. Their power-packed performance has ignited crowds on every continent and can only be described as a jaw-dropping, musical must-see.

Riverside Park Amphitheater is a premier outdoor music venue located at 100 West Water Street in Rushville. The venue is a great concert destination annually hosting live music events and creating a great family-friendly environment with all performances taking place on Friday and Saturday evenings.

Participants are encouraged to bring their own lawn chairs or blankets. Snacks and drinks are available for purchase. There is a beer garden on-site for adults over 21 years of age; however, no alcohol is to be brought into the park and all coolers are checked upon entry.

Parking is conveniently available in gravel lots or in surrounding business lots with easy shuttle service to and from the amphitheater. Special handicap parking is also available.

In September, Riverside Park Amphitheater will welcome Pink Droyd (A Tribute to Pink Floyd) for the final 2013 free concert as they bring to life the music of Pink Floyd Saturday, Sept. 21 with classic hits like “Money,” “Another Brick in the Wall (part II)” and “Wish You Were Here.”

For more information visit www.rushvilleamphitheater.com.

As the longest-running Michael Jackson tribute band, and the only one to predate his untimely passing, Who’s Bad has awed even the skeptics, selling out nearly 50 venues in the United Kingdom including London’s O2 in December 2010, the venue where the King of Pop was slated to end his career with a 50-show “This Is It” concert series.

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