Main Street Square announces 2017 Concert Series lineup

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RAPID CITY, S.D. - The lineup has been announced for the annual Main Street Square Concert Series in downtown Rapid City.

The series is held in conjunction with Summer Nights. As always, the events feature live bands, vendors, and activities throughout the summer. Artists hit the stage from 6-9 p.m. on Thursday nights from June 1 to Aug. 31.

“It’s that time of the year to bust out the lawn chairs and put on your dancing shoes,” said Megan Whitman, executive director of Main Street Square. “We can’t wait to see everyone at the Square on Thursday nights enjoying the lineup of talented local and national acts.”

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Featured entertainment:

June 1: Marshall Star Band, country and variety band
June 8: Abbey Road, Beatles tribute band
June 15: Satchmo, Louis Armstrong tribute band
June 22: Dustin Evans and The Good Times Band, original and country cover
June 29: John Roberts Y Pan Blanco, West African Funk, Latin Jazz, and Cuban Salsa
July 6: Ivory, 60s, 70s, and 80s rock
July 13: Dogs Without Sweaters, classic rock cover
July 20: Bluffett and The Son of a Sailor Band, Jimmy Buffett tribute band
July 27: Damien Gunn Band, American country rock, Honoring Our Patriots Night
August 3: Gary West, tribute to Johnny Cash and the legends of country music
August 10: Little Texas, three-time Grammy-nominated country rock superstars, with special guest opener Forgotten Highway, Rally Special Edition Concert
August 17: Randy McAllister, Grammy-nominated blues, soul, and roots, SD Mines Hardrocker Night
August 24: Pumpin’ Ethyl, rock
August 31: Groovedaddy, funk, groove, and reggae

For more details on the Main Street Square Concert Series and other events, visit, call 605-716-7979, or stop by the Main Street Square office at 512 Main St., Ste. 980.

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