The Bluebird Cafe Concert Series features Nashville’s renowned singers, songwriters, and musicians. We’re pleased to partner with the original Bluebird Cafe to bring these talented artists to Sundance.
July 10 & 11
July 17 & 18
Ross Copperman, Heather Morgan, Jon Nite
August 21 & 22
Kelly Archer, Marc Beeson, Adam Hambrick
August 28 & 29
Prime Bench $58
Individual tickets on sale May 4 at 10 a.m.
Group tickets (20+) on sale March 2
Performances begin at 8:00 p.m., doors open at 7:00 p.m.
Held in the Outdoor Ampitheatre.
We look forward to welcoming you to Sundance this summer to enjoy performances at our outdoor amphitheater! However, if CDC recommendations over the summer do not allow for such gatherings, Sundance will refund tickets in full. All ticket sales are otherwise final and subject to our current ticketing policy.
Ross Copperman is a Grammy-nominated singer, songwriter and producer who has written country No. 1 hits for artists including Luke Bryan, Keith Urban, Brett Eldredge, and Trisha Yearwood. Ross signed with Sony Records in UK and publishing deal with EMI music before locating to Nashville and becoming a songwriter and producer. He won ACM and BMI songwriter of the year awards in 2016 and 2017.
A Texas native, Morgan has written songs for Kenny Chesney, Dierks Bentley, Maren Morris, Brett Eldredge, and more. Alongside friend Ross Copperman, Morgan and Eldredge have formed a power writing trio, penning almost a dozen songs for Eldredge’s albums, including chart toppers ”Lose My Mind” and “Beat of the Music.” Her work has earned No. 1 singles and a BMI Country Song of the Year Award. Her debut album “Borrowed Heart” is available now.
Jon Nite is a CMA and ACM decorated singer-songwriter whose songs have been recorded by country stars including Luke Bryan, Tim McGraw and Keith Urban. He started writing songs as a teenager to enter in a TV competition. He was told to move to Nashville, where he met Ross Copperman and wrote a number of No. 1 songs. Jon has won a CMA Triple Play honor for writing three No. 1 hits in one year.
Kelly Archer is a hit songwriter from Vancouver. Her songs have been recorded by Jason Aldean, Dustin Lynch, Eli Young Band, and many more. Most recently, Kelly’s co-written Brett Young single, “Sleep Without You” and “Somebody Else Will” recorded by Justin Moore hit #1. In 2015, Kelly joined the Downtown roster, along with partner RED Creative Group. In 2017, Kelly won the Rising Independent Songwriter of the Year at the AIMP Nashville Awards. She was also named a SOCAN Award Recipient for her Top 10 Jess Moskaluke co-write “Take Me Home” the same year.
This Illinois native and 25-year Nashville veteran has had over 100 cuts, including songs recorded by Reba McEntire, Kenny Rogers, Martina McBride, Lady Antebellum, Garth Brooks, and more. He has won 10 ASCAP awards including both Country and Pop Song of the Year for his hit, “When She Cries.” As an artist, he has recorded for Warner Bros, BNA and Curb Records. He has served on the Board of NSAI, worked as a mentor in the MTSU music business program, and is on the NARAS educational committee. He co-wrote the title track and Billy Currington #1 single, “We Are Tonight” as well as Lady Antebellum’s UK single, “Lie With Me”. He also co-wrote the title track of Ashley Monroe’s Grammy nominated record, “The Blade”.
Capitol Records Nashville’s Adam Hambrick grew up in between Mississippi and Arkansas, influenced by artists such as Alan Jackson, Garth Brooks, John Mayer and The Foo Fighters. Growing up, Adam’s musical roots were grounded in the church singing hymns with his family, where his dad was a Baptist pastor and his mom played piano. After graduating from the University of Central Arkansas, the singer-songwriter made an appearance on Good Morning Arkansas where fellow Arkansas-native Justin Moore was impressed by Adam. Soon after Adam movee to Nashville to pursue music full-time. Adam has written a multitude of songs and had numerous cuts for other artists including Miranda Lambert and Eli Young Band, as well as, #1 hits for Dan + Shay and Justin Moore.
What type of seating is available?
We offer both bench seating and lawn seating.
Does bench seating have assigned seats?
The bench seating is all assigned. When purchasing tickets, you can choose the section, and seats will be automatically assigned.
Do the benches have backs on them, or are they simply bleacher seating?
The benches have back rests attached to them.
What does “general admission lawn” seating mean?
The lawn seating is general admission, which means seating is on a first come, first served basis. We recommend arriving early. Amphitheatre gates open for seating beginning at 7:00 p.m.
Can I bring a chair to sit on the lawn?
Lawn chairs are not permitted on the lawn. Individuals who would like a back rest must purchase a bench seat or bring a beach chair that doesn’t exceed 24 inches in total height from the ground to the top of the chair. Blankets are also permitted and even recommended for all lawn seating.
How can I get the group rate?
The group rate is available to any group with 20 or more members. This applies to tickets as well as the barbecue dinner. Group rates are only available over the phone by calling 801.734.4428.
Is there wheelchair access at the amphitheatre?
There are 6 wheelchair-specific areas in the bench seating area of the amphitheatre. Guests with wheelchairs are able to reserve the seats around these wheelchair areas so that they may sit with their group. This must be done in advance either by phone through the box office.
Are pets permitted at the events?
Service Animals are welcome at the Sundance Outdoor Amphitheater. All such animals must be under the control of their handlers at all times. Any animal that creates a disruption will be asked to leave the Amphitheater immediately; refunds will be distributed at the discretion of the house supervisor. Emotional Support Animals and pets are not permitted.
Can children attend the performance?
The Bluebird Cafe is recommended for mature audiences. We strongly recommend leaving infants at home. Any child creating a disturbance must be taken out of the theatre area immediately.
What is the inclement weather policy?
We will make every effort to complete each performance, rain or shine. No performance will be canceled due to weather prior to the 8:00 p.m. showtime. Please come prepared for inclement weather and dropping temperatures. No rainchecks or refunds will be issued. Should the weather conditions become threatening during the show, an announcement will be made with further instructions.
Is it cold up at the theatre?
Temperatures drop after the sun sets, so we recommend bringing jackets and/or blankets.
Are umbrellas allowed?
Small umbrellas are allowed for rainy weather. Large umbrellas are not permitted.
Will tickets sell out?
Most likely. Anyone interested in tickets should make arrangements as early as possible.
How can I use my Sundance Gift Card towards Summer Theatre Tickets?
All tickets purchased with a Sundance Gift Card must be made in person at the Sundance Summer Box Office located on site at Sundance Resort. The box office will open for in person sales in June.
May I take food and drink into the amphitheatre?
Food purchased at Sundance may be eaten in the amphitheatre. We do not allow any outside food or drink.
What kinds of concessions are sold?
Snacks, beverages and candy will be available at the concession stand. There is also a barbecue dinner available for purchase. No outside food or drink is allowed anywhere at Sundance.
How do I get to the theatre once at Sundance?
The theatre is located about 500 yards up the hill from the base of Ray’s Lift. Guests are welcome to either walk or ride our tractor-pull ride up the hill to the amphitheatre. Sundance representatives will be present to direct guests to the amphitheatre. For all guests who park in the upper parking lot, a shuttle ride will be available from the parking lot to the base.
How early should we arrive for the show?
Plan on arriving at Sundance 30-45 minutes prior to the time you would like to arrive at the theatre. The doors open for each show at 7:00 p.m. with the performance beginning at 8:00 p.m. All lawn seating is first come, first served so we recommend guests arriving as early as possible. Since bench seating is assigned we recommended that guests arrive no later than 7:45 p.m. to the theatre so as to not disturb others once the performance begins.
Am I allowed to wait in line for the show to start?
Yes. Guests may begin to make their way to the amphitheatre at 6:00 p.m.
What time does seating begin?
Doors will open at 7:00 p.m.
How long will the show last?
The performance starts at 8:00 p.m. and will last approximately 2 hours, concluding at about 10:00 p.m.
Is there an intermission?
There is no intermission during the Bluebird Cafe performance.
Following the performance, how do we return to our car?
Guests will be able to walk or ride the tractor from the amphitheatre to the base. For all guests who park in the upper parking lot, a shuttle ride will be available from the base to the parking lot.
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