Live Music Performances Fill Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 Weekend at AMS
Chart-topping and multi-platinum-selling country music recording artist Mark Wills, of Blue Ridge, Georgia, will highlight a live-music-filled Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 Weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway Feb. 26-28.
From the AMS Fan Stage to Sunday's Salute to Folds of Honor pre-race concert on the start/finish line, each day of race weekend will supply plenty of musical entertainment, as NASCAR racing returns to Atlanta Motor Speedway for the second stop on the 2016 schedule.
Here's a full rundown of the musical guests and performances and where to see them next weekend at AMS.
Friday, Feb. 26:
Stevie G will put on a performance in the brand-new Park Pavillion entertainment venue near Bruton Smith Park from 7-9 p.m. following Sprint Cup Series qualifying.
Saturday, Feb. 27:
Country music artist Matt Stillwell will perform live on the AMS Folds of Honor QuikTrip Fan Stage beginning at 11:45 a.m. Corey Kent White will take the stage later at 3:30 p.m, and Dacula, Georgia's own Joe Hall will wrap up the live music for the day with a performance at Park Pavilion from 7-9 p.m.
Georgia country music artist Angela Reign will perform the national anthem on the pre-race stage near the start/finish line prior to the Heads Up Georgia 250 XFINITY Series race, while Keisha Gwin will do the honors prior to the Great Clips 200 Camping World Truck Series race.
Sunday, Feb. 28:
Sunday's musical lineup will be headlined by Mark Wills' Salute to Folds of Honor pre-race concert beginning at 11 a.m. on the pre-race stage near the start/finish line before a performance by Angela Reign on the AMS Fan Stage at 12:25 p.m.
Pre-race performances of "Georgia on my Mind" by Miss America 2016, Betty Cantrell, and "God Bless America" by Corey Kent White, will take place on the pre-race stage at the start finish line prior to the start of the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500. Robin Meade, host of HLN's Morning Express, will round out the weekend music lineup with the singing of the national anthem just before the green flag flies.
All musical performances in the Fan Zone, The Gathering Place and the Park Pavilion are free of charge and open to all fans. Stage-front access to the Salute to Folds of Honor pre-race concert on the AMS front stretch is free with the purchase of a pre-race pit pass. All performance schedules are subject to change.
For complete AMS Fan Zone, Gathering Place, Park Pavilion and on-track schedules and details, visit http://atlantamotorspeedway.com/weekendschedule/.
NASCAR racing returns to Atlanta Motor Speedway Feb. 26-28, 2016, featuring the Heads Up Georgia 250 XFINITY Series and Great Clips 200 Camping World Truck Series doubleheader on Saturday, Feb. 27 and the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 Sprint Cup Series race on Sunday, Feb. 28. For more information, contact the Atlanta Motor Speedway ticket office at (770) 946-4211, (877) 9-AMS-TIX or visit www.atlantamotorspeedway.com.