Elvis Costello & The Imposters to Play The Classic Amphitheater at the Richmond Raceway Complex

“Imperial Bedroom & Other Chambers” Tour to Celebrate the 25th Anniversary of The Classic Amphitheater on June 20

Elvis Costello & The Imposters will perform at The Classic Amphitheater at the Richmond Raceway Complex on June 20 at 8 p.m.

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Richmond International Raceway and AEG Live announce Elvis Costello & The Imposters will perform at The Classic Amphitheater at the Richmond Raceway Complex on June 20 at 8 p.m. Costello brings the “Imperial Bedroom & Other Chambers” tour to Richmond as part of The Classic Amphitheater’s 25th Anniversary season.

Elvis Costello’s “Imperial Bedroom & Other Chambers” tour takes songs from the 1982 album, “Imperial Bedroom” as the starting point for the concert. Standout songs from the album include “Beyond Belief”, “Almost Blue” and “Man Out of Time.” These timeless classics have remained in Costello’s repertoire throughout the years.

The Imposters join Costello on the tour, and help add to the evening. The band includes Pete Thomas on drums, Davey Faragher on bass and vocals, Steve Nieve on piano and keyboards, and accompanying vocalists Kitten Kuroi and YahZarah. With the band’s renditions of various classic songs, the pairing with Costello makes for an unforgettable show. A special guest for the show will be announced at a later date.

“The first concert announced as part of our partnership with AEG Live continues to build the history of The Classic Amphitheater,” said RIR President Dennis Bickmeier. “For the 25th Anniversary season of The Classic Amphitheater, we are honored to celebrate with the iconic Elvis Costello.”

This year marks the 25th Anniversary of The Classic Amphitheater. The partnership with AEG Live continues the rich history of concerts at The Classic Amphitheater. With acts like Aerosmith, Hank Williams, Jr., and Bob Dylan all performing over the years, The Classic Amphitheater has and continues to host some of the best in the music industry. Elvis Costello & The Imposters will welcome a new generation of concert goers to the The Classic Amphitheater as part of the 25th Anniversary celebration.

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The Commonwealth Mall at The Classic Amphitheater at the Richmond Raceway Complex will feature concessions, displays, and merchandise on the day of the concert. Parking for the event is available in Lot D, at the corner of Laburnum and Carolina Avenues, and can be accessed through Gate 4 on Laburnum Avenue. Gates will open to the Classic Amphitheater at 7 p.m.

Tickets will be available for purchase online beginning on March 9th through an exclusive pre-sale for Richmond Nation season ticketholders. Tickets will be available for the general public to purchase on March 10. To purchase, please visit axs.com or click here.

NASCAR returns to Richmond on April 28, 29, and 30. The action starts with Pole Day on April 28, followed by the ToyotaCare 250 NASCAR XFINITY Series Dash4Cash race on Saturday, April 29 at 1 p.m. Kids 12 and younger are free in general admission seating areas for the ToyotaCare 250. Richmond’s spring weekend concludes with the TOYOTA OWNERS 400 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race on Sunday, April 30 at 2 p.m.

Richmond will crown the inaugural Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series regular season champion over Fan Appreciation Weekend on September 8-9. The Federated Auto Parts 400 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race on Saturday, September 9, and the Virginia529 College Savings 250 NASCAR XFINITY Series race on Friday, September 8 is presented by Who’s Your Driver.

 

Tickets are on sale now. Visit rir.com or call 866-455-7223 to purchase.

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