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TWO GREAT SHOWS THIS SUMMER!

Posted on: May 29th, 2015 by Sam Foxman

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EVNTIV BOOKS LYNYRD SKYNYRD IN ALTON, IL

Posted on: May 4th, 2015 by Sam Foxman

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Evntiv’s partnership continues with the City of Alton as Mayor Brant Walker announced the fourth major event at Liberty Bank Alton Amphitheater for the 2015 season.

“We are excited to announce that Lynyrd Skynyrd will be coming to Liberty Bank Alton Amphitheater on Friday September 4, 2015,” said Mayor Walker. “This iconic band practically defined the music genre of Southern Rock.”

With a catalog of over 60 albums, sales beyond 30 million worldwide and their beloved classic American rock anthem “Sweet Home Alabama” having sold over two million ringtones, Rock & Roll Hall of Famers Lynyrd Skynyrd remain a cultural icon that appeals to multiple generations.

“The people of Alton and the surrounding counties have proven there is a demand for bigger concerts at the amphitheater. We anticipate this concert to sell out, so I hope fans of Lynyrd Skynyrd act quickly to buy tickets,” said Mayor Walker. “I can’t think of a better way to kick off Labor Day weekend!

Tickets to all events are available now through www.libertybankamphitheater.com, Metrotix, The Alton Regional Convention & Visitors Bureau, The Fox Theatre (St. Louis, MO), or charge by phone at 314-534-1111. All shows rain or shine. No refunds or exchanges.

Major Support for the Liberty Bank Alton Amphitheater Summer Events comes from Liberty Bank, Coors-Fitz Distributing, Argosy Casinos, 7-UP, The Bank of Edwardsville, Simmons Hanley Conroy, Alton Marina, Clark Properties, Ameren Illinois, Arrow Signs and Outdoor Advertising and Cornerstone Bank & Trust.

EVNTIV CREATES FOOD TRUCK FESTIVAL WITH CITY OF ALTON, IL

Posted on: April 26th, 2015 by Sam Foxman
St. Louis based Evntiv created Food Truck Festival in Alton, IL

St. Louis based Evntiv creates Food Truck Festival with City of Alton, IL

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“We are excited to partner with Sauce Magazine to launch the inaugural Alton Food Truck Festival at Liberty Bank Alton Amphitheater on Saturday, August 29, 2015,” said Mayor Walker. “This event will feature food trucks from around the region offering global street food cuisine. In addition, the amphitheater’s concession team will offer beverages of all types to compliment the food trucks.”

Live music will be showcased on the amphitheater stage with Marquise Knox as the Food Truck Festival’s headliner. “Marquise is an amazing talent and we are very happy to have him play at this festival”, explains Kevin Smith, talent booker at Evntiv. Knox, a Blues prodigy and native St. Louisan, embodies the soul and essence of a veteran bluesman, with his command of guitar and harmonica combining with his energetic showmanship. He has performed with B.B. King, Henry Townsend, Louisiana Red, Robert Lockwood Jr., and Honeyboy Edwards to name a few. Other entertainment to be announced.

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The Alton Food Truck Festival is FREE to the general public. Each food truck will have a different food offering with a range of prices. A special VIP ticket can be purchased for an upgraded experience that includes parking close to the venue and complimentary drink tickets.

Sauce Magazine created the first food truck events in St. Louis,” explained publisher Allyson Mace. “We were looking for the right opportunity to do an event in Illinois. The Liberty Bank Alton Amphitheater is a perfect place for people to gather and enjoy great food and beverages while listening to some of the region’s best music.”

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“We are proud to offer this unique event FREE of charge to residents of Alton and the surrounding area. We look forward to welcoming a large crowd to the inaugural event,” said Walker.

This event is FREE to the general public. VIP Tickets are $25 and are available for purchase starting today, April 27, 2015. More information at www.libertybankamphitheater.com.

Evntiv books Dwight Yoakam at Liberty Bank Alton Amphitheater

Posted on: April 13th, 2015 by Sam Foxman

Dwight Photo OnlyAlton Mayor Brant Walker today announced another major concert event at Liberty Bank Alton Amphitheater for the 2015 season.

“In the coming weeks, we will begin sharing all the exciting events taking place at Liberty Bank Alton Amphitheater in 2015,” said Mayor Walker. “Last month, we announced the wonderfully talented Alison Kraus & Union Station featuring Jerry Douglas will be performing on Saturday, June 13, 2015, to benefit Senior Services Plus. Today, it is my pleasure to announce country legend Dwight Yoakam will be performing on Friday, July 10, 2015 with local fan favorite the Glendale Riders as the opening act.”

With every online order for Dwight Yoakam show tickets, fans will receive one standard physical copy of his new album “Second Hand Heart,” in stores on April 14. Ticket purchasers will receive instructions via email on how to redeem their album within 10-14 business days after their order.

In addition, fans can purchase a special Dwight Yoakam VIP Experience ticket for the July 10 show. This ticket will include a reserved seat in the first five rows of the VIP area, reserved parking, and access to the VIP tent with private concession booth. It also includes a meet and greet with Dwight Yoakam, a signed souvenir, and photo opportunity. Each online order for the VIP Experience includes a copy of Dwight’s new album as well. Fans should visit the Liberty Bank Alton Amphitheater website for details on the VIP Experience ticket.

Concerts announced to date:

Saturday, June 13, 2015

Feed the Need Concert: Alison Krauss & Union Station featuring Jerry Douglas

With special guest The Harman Family Bluegrass Band

* Funds raised from this event allow Senior Services Plus to deliver hot, nutritious meals to over 700 homebound seniors throughout Madison and St. Clair counties each day.

Friday, July 10, 2015

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With special guest The Glendale Riders (additional special guest to be announced)

Tickets are available through http://www.libertybankamphitheater.com/, Metrotix, The Alton Regional Convention & Visitors Bureau, The Fox Theatre (St. Louis, MO), or charge by phone at 314-534-1111. All shows rain or shine. No refunds or exchanges.

Major Support for the Liberty Bank Alton Amphitheater Summer Events comes from Liberty Bank, Coors-Fitz Distributing, Argosy Casinos, 7-UP, The Bank of Edwardsville, Simmons Hanley Conroy, Alton Marina, Clark Properties, Ameren Illinois, Arrow Signs and Outdoor Advertising and Cornerstone Bank & Trust.

“The live music and the other family friendly events we are offer at the Liberty Bank Alton Amphitheater help improve our quality of life. Our sponsors underwrite a significant portion of each show and without them we could not afford to host these national acts. We are grateful for their investment in an improved quality of life in Alton” Mayor Walker said.

FREELUSION – 3D VIDEO DANCE GROUP

Posted on: February 16th, 2015 by Sam Foxman

Freelusion is the world’s first 3D video mapping dance group. Freelusion combines 3D graphics and projection technology with spectacular dance choreography. The high quality video mapping content mixed with high-end dance talent culminates in an amazing visual on-stage experience.

For the past six years, the group has been traveling around the world delivering incredible performances from Los Angeles to Tokyo. In addition, Freelusion has appeared on world-class talent and television shows like America’s Got Talent, Britain’s Got Talent and many others. Freelusion is actively booking corporate and private engagements in the USA and Asia.

For more information, email us at info@evntiv.net

SPEAKER PROFILE: KEVIN SPACEY

Posted on: January 6th, 2015 by Sam Foxman

Kevin Spacey is an amazing speaker for any arts-focused organization. Perhaps no one in Hollywood works harder to defend the value and integrity of the arts quite like Spacey. A lifelong artist, Spacey began his acting career in Jr. High School and High School drama classes. He later attended the Juilliard School of Drama and began his professional career on the New York stage, which eventually propelled his career into film.

Spacey has won Academy Awards for his performances in The Usual Suspects and American Beauty, which also garnered him a BAFTA Award. Additionally, he has been nominated for six Golden Globe Awards, most recently for his role in Casino Jack. Spacey’s illustrious film credits include Swimming with Sharks, Se7en, LA Confidential, Glengarry Glen Ross, The Negotiator, K-Pax, The Shipping News, Superman Returns, Beyond the Sea, Shrink, The Men Who Stare at Goats, Horrible Bosses and Margin Call.

Spacey is also an entrepreneur. Spacey’s production company Trigger Street Productions, which he runs with his producing partner Dana Brunetti, has produced multiple award-winning movies for film and television. Their films include The Social Network, which won a Golden Globe for Best Picture and received multiple Academy Award nominations. They also produced the Sony Picture’s film, 21, and the independent features The United States of Leland, The Big Kahuna and Fanboys.Trigger Street’s most recent film was Captain Phillips, which starred Tom Hanks and was released in October 2013.

For television, Trigger Street produced two films for HBO, Recount and Bernard & Doris, both of which garnered double-digit Emmy Award nominations and a Best Film of the Year Emmy for Recount.

Since 2004 Spacey has served as the Artistic Director of The Old Vic Theatre Company in London. He directed its inaugural production Cloaca, before appearing in National Anthems, The Philadelphia Story, Richard II, A Moon for the Misbegotten, which subsequently transferred to Broadway, Speed-the-Plow with Jeff Goldblum, and Inherit The Wind. Spacey most recently toured all over the world with the Sam Mendes production of Richard III, which was part of the third year of the Bridge Project between the Old Vic and BAM.

Spacey currently serves as executive producer and stars as ‘Francis Underwood,’ the beguiling, charismatic and ruthless President, in the Netflix original series House of Cards. For this work he won a Webby Award and was nominated for both an Emmy Award and a Critics Choice Award. The series is produced by Donen/Fincher/Roth and Trigger Street Productions, in association with Media Rights Capital, and has received 22 Emmy Awards nominations; winning four of those awards.

In 2014, Spacey was named one of Forbes “Most Powerful Celebrities,” and was the first Internet star to make the list. He is very personable on stage and off. When doing speaking engagements, Spacey takes extra time to learn about the host organization and its mission as well as socialize with hosts and VIP guests.

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EMBODY YOUR BRAND : BODYPAINT ARTIST TRINA MERRY

Posted on: November 16th, 2014 by Sam Foxman

Trina Merry’s Bodypaint is a dynamic, uniquely human experience, highlighting the special connection to people where other visual art forms fail, challenging the perception of art beyond the frame.

Living, breathing human beings become a relevant and immediate medium that can transform into a multitude of applications. Merry works with human canvases on poses, creating new opportunities for line and form. Each brushstroke uniquely evokes emotion or a landscape, revolutionizing living art into a stage performance, product launch, ad/branding campaigns, logos, themed installations, floor models, a tradeshow display, or for dinners, galas and meetings.

Having apprenticed under world-renowned body-painter Craig Tracy, in addition to her multidimensional background in film, art and on major Hollywood films and TV shows, Merry draws on a breadth of knowledge and professionalism that is key for corporate/private events, marketing campaigns and commissioned works alike.

Contact us for more information at info@evntiv.net.

HOT ENTERTAINMENT: LES OISEAUX DU PARADIS

Posted on: August 25th, 2014 by Sam Foxman

Since 1999, Les Oiseaux Du Paradis (LODP) has delivered over 700 incomparable Aerial Ballet performances for private audiences at exclusive events around the world.

Inspired by the graceful geometry of the Bird of Paradise flower, LODP has developed a breathtaking suite of intricately choreographed aerial pas-de-deux combining gravity-defying arabesques, tour-de-force ascensions and flowing dance elements that unfold dramatically over the spellbound audience.

LODP has devoted its professional expertise to design harmonious, exquisite and high style presentations for the enjoyment and amazement of select audiences in intimate settings. They have won numerous international awards, including the International Innovation Prize / Best of Variety in Germany.

For more information, please email us at info@evntiv.net.

HOT ENTERTAINMENT: THE BROADWAY DOLLS

Posted on: August 25th, 2014 by Sam Foxman

The Broadway Dolls is a “Best of Manhattan” award-winning concert experience featuring a roster of the most dynamic women of the Broadway community. A celebration of Broadway music, rock n’ roll, 60’s girl groups, and dance, The Broadway Dolls is a truly unique pop/cultural experience. Ideal for performing art centers, corporate and custom-built events, The Broadway Dolls have performed all over the world. 

This first-rate company of talent hails directly from the Broadway casts of MAMMA MIA, CHICAGO, SPIDERMAN: TURN OFF THE DARK, ROCK OF AGES, MEMPHIS, JERSEY BOYS, MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, RENT, HAIRSPRAY, ANNIE GET YOUR GUN, LEGALLY BLONDE, CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG, GREASE, THE WEDDING SINGER, A CHORUS LINE, SISTER ACT, GOOD VIBRATIONS, JEKYLL & HYDE, SPAMALOT, WONDERLAND, BABY, IT’S YOU, ADDAMS FAMILY, NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT, and more!

For more information on digital video invitations, email us at info@evntiv.net

 

Evntiv helps City of Alton Create Concert Series at Liberty Bank Alton Amphitheater

Posted on: April 29th, 2014 by Sam Foxman

National acts include John Michael Montgomery, Smash Mouth, Sugar Ray and country music legend Kenny Rogers

April 29, 2014 (Alton, IL) – Alton Mayor Brant Walker today announced four city-sponsored concert events that will take place this summer in the newly-renamed Liberty Bank Alton Amphitheater.

“We have a fantastic outdoor space that offers concert goers everything they’re looking for: talented national acts, affordable pricing, and a beautiful facility that puts each ticket holder close to the stage,” said Mayor Walker.

The Liberty Bank Alton Amphitheater sits on the banks of the Mississippi River with the Clark Bridge as a backdrop. Located only 25 minutes from downtown St. Louis and 35 minutes from St. Charles, it is convenient to surrounding shops, restaurants and nightlife while providing ample parking for events.

The summer concert series kicks off on June 7 with country music star John Michael Montgomery, best known for hits like “Life’s a Dance,” “I Can Love You Like That,” and “I Swear.” Local band The Harman’s Family Band will open the show. Funds raised will support Senior Services and the Meals on Wheels program, which delivers hot, nutritious meals to seniors through Madison and St. Clair counties.

On July 2, the amphitheater will welcome the Under the Sun Tour featuring Smash Mouth, Uncle Kracker, Sugar Ray, and Sister Hazel.

On July 3, the City of Alton will host a Fireworks Viewing Party featuring regional bands Leslie Craig & The Hellbenders, Tyler Fillmore Band, and Nashvegas. The evening will culminate in a sparkling display of patriotic fireworks.

“We want the people of Alton and surrounding areas to take advantage of the Liberty Bank Alton Amphitheater to relax, listen to music and enjoy America’s birthday at an affordable price,” explained Mayor Walker.

Country music legend Kenny Rogers will be the final performer of the series, taking the stage on September 6. Rogers has had 120 hit singles across several music genres, has sold 130 million records world-wide, and is a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame.

Ticket prices begin at $10 for the Fireworks Viewing party and are available through http://www.libertybankamphitheater.com/, Metrotix, The Alton Regional Convention & Visitors Bureau, The Fox Theatre (St. Louis, MO), or charge by phone at 314-534-1111. All shows rain or shine. No refunds or exchanges.

New Sponsorship

In addition to announcing upcoming concerts, the City of Alton also announced a new title sponsor and logo for the amphitheater.

“Liberty Bank has been a great supporter of the amphitheater project and we are happy to announce that they have committed to being our title sponsor for the next three years,” announced Mayor Walker.

Additional support for the Liberty Bank Alton Amphitheater comes from The City of Alton, Coors-Fitz Distributing, Argosy Casinos, Dr. Pepper, Bank of Edwardsville, Simmons Law Firm, Alton Marina, Allied Waste, Illinois American Water, Roberts Ford, Nautilus Fitness Center, Traube Awning, Dr. John Lindsay, Alton Memorial Hospital, and Fast Eddie’s Bon Air.

“The support of our sponsors has allowed us to keep ticket prices affordable so more people can enjoy what we have to offer,” Mayor Walker said.

New Food and Beverage Vendor

“We are pleased to partner with Illinois-based Pit Stop Concessions, LLC to handle all food and beverage this summer. They will offer delicious food items, soft drinks, water and beer at the amphitheater,” said Mayor Walker.

About the Liberty Bank Alton Amphitheater

The Liberty Bank Alton Amphitheater is a 4,100 capacity venue located on the banks of the Mississippi River in Alton, IL’s Riverfront Park. It is owned by The City of Alton and is maintained by the Parks and Recreation Department. It is administered by the Alton Amphitheater Commission and operated by the Alton Convention and Visitors Bureau. Visit http://www.libertybankamphitheater.com/ for full details.