April 18, 2022
Chesterfield County Parks and Recreation
River City Sportsplex
CHESTERFIELD COUNTY , VA -- EventMakers - USA announced today that the After Hours Concert Series will add a new series Chesterfield After Hours at River City Sportsplex in Midlothian, VA. The 2022 season is expected to host at least 8 shows, including Aaron Lewis and The Stateliners on July 22, Collective Soul and Switchfoot on July 27, ABBA The Concert on July 28, and Little River Band on October 15. Tickets go on sale Friday, April 22, 2022, at 10a.m. A limited number of Early Bird General Admission tickets will be available until April 28, while supplies last.
River City Sportsplex is located at 13030 Genito Road in Chesterfield County and is accessible from Route 288 and Powhite Parkway. Operated by Chesterfield County Parks and Recreation, River City Sportsplex is an award-winning facility featuring athletic fields for soccer, lacrosse, field hockey, and many other sports. Chesterfield After Hours at River City Sportsplex will offer ample parking, restrooms, and concessions as well as VIP hospitality options on-site. In addition, there are ample lodging choices nearby.
“We’re very excited to bring national touring artists to Chesterfield,” said Matthew Creeger, managing partner for EventMakers-USA. “We’ve seen that fans from the southside of Richmond are looking for a venue that offers great live entertainment. Our goal is to provide them an exceptional experience without a lot of hassle.”
"We are absolutely delighted to have Eventmakers-USA at River City Sportsplex; it is precisely what is envisioned as part of the ongoing planning and investments in the Genito/288 corridor,” said Christopher Winslow, Chair, Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors. “By attracting complementary uses, we have an immense economic opportunity to capture additional revenues at our hotels, restaurants, and gas stations. And most importantly, we are enhancing the entertainment experience for visitors and county residents. We want to exceed what one comes to expect from a First Choice Community, and this is incredible progress toward accomplishing that goal."
Aaron Lewis has quietly made an impact on country music without flexing to let everyone know what a big deal he is. He has claimed two #1 Billboard Country Album debuts for his albums Town Line and Sinner. Lewis’ single “Am I The Only One,'' debuted on Billboard’s #1 Hot Country Song,” only the 9th time a debut has topped the chart since 1958. The hard touring, workingman’s star’s latest album Frayed at Both Ends was released in January of 2022, his most personal and unplugged work.
Multi-Platinum Atlanta rockers COLLECTIVE SOUL are known for their collection of hit songs like “Shine," “Run,” “December,” and “The World I Know." Their highly anticipated and critically acclaimed tenth studio album, BLOOD, was released June 2019. It garnered impressive debuts on various Billboard’s charts, including #3 on the “Alternative Albums” chart.
SWITCHFOOT has sold almost 10 million copies worldwide of their twelve studio albums. Fans can expect to hear favorites that span Switchfoot’s illustrious 20+ year career including “Dare You To Move,” “Meant to Live,” “Love Alone Is Worth the Fight,” as well as selections from the GRAMMY-winning band’s latest album, the acclaimed interrobang, released in August 2021.
ABBA The Concert continues to be the top ABBA tribute group in the world, dazzling all who see with their fantastic performance while playing the most iconic hits from ABBA, including “Mamma Mia,” “S.O.S,” “Money, Money, Money,” “The Winner Takes All,” “Waterloo,” “Gimme, Gimme, Gimme,” and “Dancing Queen.”
Little River Band garnered huge chart success with multi-platinum albums and chart-topping hits in the 70’s and 80’s. Their worldwide album, CD, and digital downloads amassed more than 350 million. Fans nostalgic for such tunes as “Reminiscing," “Lady," “Cool Change” or “The Night Owls” can join them to hear the current incarnation for a night of fantastic music, memories and more.
A limited number of season passes are currently available for the Chesterfield After Hours Concert Series at River City Sportsplex. Season passes grant access to every show in the upcoming After Hours Concert Series season and can be purchased at www.afterhoursconcertseries.com/season-passes. Additional shows will be announced in the coming weeks.
Tickets for Aaron Lewis and The Stateliners, Collective Soul and Switchfoot , ABBA The Concert, and Little River Band at Chesterfield After Hours Concerts at River City Sportsplex go on sale Friday, April 22 at 10 a.m. at www.afterhoursconcertseries.com or by phone at 1-800-514-ETIX (3849). A limited number of Early Bird General Admission tickets will be available for one week only while supplies last. Gates open at 5 p.m.; shows start at 6 p.m. These events are rain or shine. No refunds. After Hours Concerts at River City Sportsplex is located at 13030 Genito Road, Midlothian, VA 23112.
About EventMakers - USAEventMakers-USA currently produces the After Hours Concert Series at The Meadow Event Park in Doswell, Virginia. In the past, the company produced and managed the After Hours Concert series at Innsbrook After Hours, which was voted the Best of Richmond Winner for live music, for eight years. They have brought some of the best concerts to the Central Virginia area for nearly a decade. The company has been a leader in the special event industry for over thirty years designing, producing, and managing major events throughout America. Central Virginia has always been the company’s home.