Country Star Justin Moore to Perform Free Concert at This Friday
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Arkansas native and hit singer/songwriter Justin Moore will perform a free public concert this Friday Sept. 13 at the University of Arkansas, beginning at 7 p.m. in parking lot 56 on the south edge of campus located along Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. The special event is sponsored by Razorback Athletics and will be a part of Family Weekend, which amps up the excitement for the Arkansas home football game against Southern Mississippi at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 14.
Fans should note that based on the venue, no permanent seating will be provided for the concert. Additional concert information including approved parking locations is listed below.
For the concert, the general public is encouraged to park in the following university scholarship lots: 56B, 56C, 56D, 56D (Grass) and 60. A university parking map is available online at parking.uark.edu. All vehicles must be removed from University scholarships lots before Midnight on Friday, Sept. 13. Any vehicles left in a university scholarship lot after Midnight will be towed at the owner’s expense.
Only Razorback Foundation Scholarship Lot 56 parking pass holders will be permitted to park in Lot 56 during the concert. With the appropriate parking pass, Lot 56 will be available beginning at 5 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 13. The university will not be responsible for any damage to vehicles or tailgating setups in all parking lots.
Additionally, Lots 59, 72, 73 and 73A will not be accessible for scholarship football passes until after 7 p.m. on Friday night.
The following items are prohibited for the concert:
- Alcoholic beverages
- Laser pointers
- Coolers or ice chests
- Explosives, guns, knives or weapons
Football Game Tickets
Tickets for the Arkansas vs. Southern Mississippi football game on Saturday, Sept. 14, at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium are available online at ArkansasRazorbacks.com or by contacting the Razorback Ticket Office at 1-800-982-HOGS (4647). Kickoff for the game is set for 11:21 a.m.
Justin, who was raised in Poyen and currently resides in Little Rock, will perform songs from his first two gold-certified albums, Justin Moore and Outlaws Like Me, which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Country Albums chart. The projects include three No. 1 hits – “Small Town USA,” “If Heaven Wasn’t So Far Away” and “Til’ My Last Day” – many of which he co-wrote from experiences in Arkansas. He will also debut new music from his upcoming album Off the Beaten Path, including his latest Top 10 “Point At You,” slated for release on Sept. 17. Justin will also stick around after Friday night’s concert to sign autographs and pose for pictures with fans.
Further displaying some home-state pride, Justin and Razorback Athletics are teaming to offer custom merchandise. An exclusive package (limited edition CD, official Razorback-branded Justin Moore T-shirt) will also be available at the concert and on Saturday (while quantities last) in the tent outside of Hog Heaven at Bud Walton Arena.
Throughout his career, Justin has sold nearly five million digital downloads and his music has been featured on the ABC hit drama Nashville, Hannity & Colmes and NFL Rewind. Justin has been profiled by publications from The Washington Post and People Country to Billboard and USA Today. While he has toured with Rascal Flatts, Blake Shelton, Eric Church, Brad Paisley and Miranda Lambert, Justin will kick-off headline dates this November with the Off the Beaten Path Tour. For tour dates and more, visit moorejustinmusic.com. For more information on Razorback Athletics, follow @ArkRazorbacks on Twitter.
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