Tickets for the Counting Crows concert on July 26 in Cedar Rapids in conjunction with RAGBRAI will go on sale online on Sunday at 10 a.m. General admission tickets are $25 in advance. Only Visa, MasterCard and Discover will be accepted online.
Starting Monday tickets may also be purchased in person at the Theatre Cedar Rapids box office located at 102 Third Street SE in Cedar Rapids for the same price. The box office is open Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Cash and checks also accepted at the box office.
On the day of the concert, general admission tickets will be $35 and must be purchased at the box office. If the concert sells out, tickets will not be available on the day of the event. Theatre Cedar Rapids is the only ticket outlet for this event.
The concert stage will be located in downtown Cedar Rapids on First Street SE, between Second and Third Avenues SE, near the Alliant Energy tower. The entire concert venue will include May’s Island and the Second and Third Avenue bridges. Gates open at 4:30 p.m.; music begins at 5 p.m. The concert ends at 11 p.m. No ticket refunds will be issued. All tickets are general admission.
Registered RAGBRAI riders will receive free admission to this concert.
COUNTING CROWS hail from the San Francisco Bay area and consist of Adam Duritz (vocals), David Bryson (guitar), Charles Gillingham (keyboards), Dan Vickrey (guitar), Jim Bogios (drums), and Millard Powers (bass). COUNTING CROWS success dates back to their 1993 debut release August and Everything After and the hit single “Mr. Jones.” The band recently hit #1 with the song “Accidentally in Love,” which was featured on the Shrek 2 soundtrack, as well as nominations in 2005 for a Grammy Award, a Golden Globe Award, and an Academy Award for the track. COUNTING CROWS has sold over 20 million records worldwide. Counting Crows released a new album Underwater Sunshine on April 10.