Ozarks Amphitheater Says Crossover Music Festival Will Be Venue’s Only Event In 2020

COVID 19 Local News Wednesday, July 8th, 2020

Ozarks Amphitheater will be hosting ‘For King and Country’ and the Crossover Music Festival July 24th

In a statement, the venue says the Coronavirus pandemic has caused most national touring bands to cancel or postpone dates.

Director Mary Kay Von Brendel says there were plans to go ahead with six to ten shows this season, but the logistics and other economic factors made future planning in 2020 not doable.

However, you won’t be losing out if you’ve already bought tickets for the event.


Classic rock bands like Three Dog Night, Lynyrd Skynyrd and REO Speedwagon, each scheduled this year, have been moved to 2021.

Ted Nugent however has not announced a return date.


Ozarks Amphitheater 2020 Season Update

CAMDENTON, Mo — Ozarks Amphitheater will host for King and Country on Friday, July 24th. It is, however, with regret and great disappointment that we must announce that this will be the only performance in our 2020 season. Because of the current restrictions related to the COVID 19 pandemic having led to the closure of venues, most national touring bands have found it logistically and economically infeasible to perform this summer and have postponed dates into 2021. For those shows on our 2020 schedule that had not already been postponed (Granger Smith, Lynyrd Skynyrd and Rodney Carrington) new dates in 2021 will be announced and tickets purchased will be good for the new dates. However, if you prefer, you may request a refund through Ticketmaster for tickets purchased online, or by calling our office at 573-346-0000, for tickets purchased at Bridal Cave.  We deeply regret any inconvenience that this may cause, but the current situation with the surging of COVID 19 cases is unpredictable and the resulting uncertainty required that we make this difficult decision at this time.

While this has had a significant impact on our business, we remain optimistic about our future and especially our 2021 season, with the rescheduling of all but one of our 2020 shows and knowing that we have the very real opportunity for booking of  several other popular acts.

We hope that you will continue to support live music at Ozarks Amphitheater in 2021 and beyond.


Crossover Music Festival Moves to New Date-July 24, 2020

An evening with for KING & COUNTRY in concert with the Crossover Music Festival

June 25, 2020 — Organizers of the Crossover Music Festival have announced a partnership with the Ozarks Amphitheater and a new date for the annual music event. Crossover 2020 will be a revised two day event starting July 24, 2020. This will replace the August dates originally planned. We are excited to announce that we will jointly be hosting two time GRAMMY award winning artists “for KING & COUNTRY”, one of the premier Christian bands in the US. The band also completed a world tour in 2019, selling out most of their international venues, including the iconic Sydney Opera House in Sydney, Australia.

“We are both excited and honored to partner with the Ozarks Amphitheater in hosting this amazing night of music and ministry”, says Alan Sullivan, Crossover Festival Director. The band for KING & COUNTRY features brothers Joel and Luke Smallbone. The brothers learned much of their musical craft during their teen years by touring with their sister, Rebecca St. James, whom some may remember headlined Crossover at the amphitheater in 2003, with still popular band Skillet as her back up.

Crossover held annual festivals at the amphitheater from 1999 to 2010, resuming the event again in 2018. In 2019 the Festival returned to a multi-day format with Friday and Saturday concerts and the Sunday morning community service, Crossover Worship. In 2020, Crossover will be Friday night, July 24. As an added perk, the $77 dollar ticket holders will be allowed early entry at 5pm with an opportunity to attend a Q&A with the band. Gates will open at 6PM, with an opening act at 7PM.

Also returning for its third year on Sunday evening July 26, is Crossover Worship. This year, beginning at 6PM, Crossover Worship will be a celebration for the entire community. “This interdenominational church service is for everyone regardless of church affiliation and is an opportunity for all of us to celebrate unity in our very divided world”, says Sullivan. He added, “We wanted to include as many churches and people as possible, so we have moved Crossover Worship to Sunday evening rather than Sunday morning as in past years”. The Crossover Worship Band consisting of musicians and vocalists from multiple area churches will accompany the service.

The Amphitheater will have additional seats available for those that wish to self distance themselves from crowds. The Amphitheater will also be providing enhanced cleaning of the facility to provide a safe environment for Festival attendees.

Tickets are on sale through Ticketmaster at www.ozarksamp.com or may be purchased directly at the Bridal Cave office near Camdenton, MO. Group tickets of 11 or more may be purchased at a $5 discount by calling Mary Kay at 573-346-0000. A link to ticket sales will also be available on the Crossover website, www.crossover2020.com .

COVID 19 Local News Wednesday, July 8th, 2020

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