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Lerner on the Lawn with Derek Jones
Thursday, September 29 @ 6:00 pmFree
Strong, steadfast, and country to his core, Derek Jones is a relentless country-rock outlaw harboring a principled character and deep-rooted respect for people and our nation. After serving in the United States Navy, Jones picked up a guitar and never looked back.
From performing on the Grand Ole Opry to appearing on The TODAY Show, Pickler & Ben, and Good Morning Australia to writing songs for major television outlets including tracks for Sportsman’s Channel’s “Tailgate Adventures” and the theme song for “Fishers ATV World” on the Velocity Channel and NBCsports – Derek Jones has no shortage of drive and determination.
In addition to the 4 years spent touring alongside Billy Ray Cyrus, Jones has shared stages with Charlie Daniels, Trace Adkins, Dwight Yoakam, Ashley McBryde, Jamey Johnson, Whiskey Myers, Phil Vassar and more.
Most recently, Derek Jones celebrated the 2021 release of his EP Last of a Dying Breed, which debuted at No. 3 on iTunes. Rugged, sincere, and hell-bent on reaching new heights, Derek Jones is keeping country music alive.
The Lerner on The Lawn series, presented by Friends of The Lerner and the Rex & Alice A. Martin Foundation, is pleased to collaborate with ArtWalk in Downtown Elkhart for a live outdoor music concert series. The FREE concerts will be held on The Central Green of Civic Plaza starting at 6 p.m. in conjunction with Elkhart ArtWalk. No ticket required. Bring a lawn chair or a blanket and enjoy the evening under the stars.
“The Lerner Theatre and Friends of The Lerner are pleased to add a new live music element to ArtWalk on the Central Green stage. “Lerner on the Lawn” will showcase regional and national artists, free to the community, from 6- 8 p.m. during ArtWalk Thursdays from May to October. Local food trucks and some of your favorite Downtown vendors will be set up at Central Green. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets for a great night of art and music in Downtown,” said Michelle Frank, The Lerner Theatre, Executive Director.
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Doors open 1 (one) hour before event.
Patron bags exceeding 14 inches by 14 inches by 6 inches (14” x 14” x 6″) are not permitted inside The Lerner. The term “bags” includes, without limitation, backpacks, briefcases, luggage, duffel bags, musical instrument cases, purses, boxes, packages and carry-alls.
All bags are subject to search at the discretion of management and/or security personnel. Exceptions are made for bags used to carry medical equipment and diaper bags for customers with small children.
Guests with prohibited items will be turned away from the entrances to return items to their vehicles or to dispose of them.
No storage or “check in area” will be provided for prohibited items. Lerner management reserves the right to deny any item it deems to be a safety hazard.