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- The stage at the 2014 Rio Grande Valley Livestock Show and Rodeo concert on Friday, March 7, will be overflowing with top notch musical talent when two-time, Grammy nominated superstar Chris Young's concert performance is opened by ACM nominated artist Jerrod Niemann. Season tickets, discounted at $35 for adults and $20 for children under 12 age year, grant main gate admission during all 10 days of the event. Advance concert tickets which include gate admission are $45 for arena floor admission (standing room only), $40 for reserved seats and $35 for general admission. There is a $5 daily parking charge per vehicle each day. Advance tickets for the rodeo and the concert are now on sale at the RGVLS office, online at www.rgvls.com or at the following locations in McAllen: Cavender's Western Wear, The Boot Jack and Circle G Enterprises.
- Jammin’ on Jackson Street with Vance Greek & Friends takes place inside The Railroad Crossing at 101 E. Jackson in Downtown Harlingen. The jam sessions are free and open to the public. Two 45-minute sessions are planned each Thursday, beginning at 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. The music is mostly country, folk, bluegrass and gospel, with a little more in the mix. Participating musicians should arrive with their instruments 30 minutes before each session begins. For more information, call 216-4910.
- Speed! Air! Danger! It's what makes AMSOIL Arenacross the premier indoor, off-road motorcycle racing championship. It’s taking place at State Farm Arena in Hidalgo. Race times are 7 p.m. on Friday; 2 p.m., Saturday; and 12 p.m., Sunday. Tickets range from $13 to $53 and are available at ticketmaster.com. In this intimate close-to-the-action setting, fans get the on-track feel of horsepower and gravity. The competitive format offers a pair of high-octane 12-lap main events at each performance on the highly-technical, air-inducing tracks.
- The Riverside Club, 214 E. Chimney Road in Mission, presents Johnny Rodriguez performing at 9 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. with the opening band going on stage at 7 p.m. The tickets are $30. Cost is $10 for the barbecue pork dinner served from 6 to 9 p.m.; advance purchase is required for the dinner. Get tickets at the Riverside Club or online at www.ticketriver.com.
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