2017 SCS: Elvis Costello & The Imposters and Ween

Earlier this week we announced two additional shows for our 2017 Summer Concert Series at the brewery in Cooperstown, NY. An Evening with Ween will take place on Friday, June 9 at 7:00 pm, and internationally acclaimed artist Elvis Costello & The Imposters will perform at the brewery on Friday, July 21 at 7:00 pm. Tickets for both shows go on sale Friday, March 3 at 10:00 am via DSP Shows.

Tickets for An Evening with Ween are $45 in advance and $50 at the gate. Tickets for Elvis Costello & The Imposters are $55 in advance and $60 at the gate.  Families are welcome for both of these all-ages show, and children ages five and under do not require a ticket. Camping passes are available for both shows on a first come, first served basis for the first 1000 people to purchase a ticket. Camping is an additional $15 per person and available only through DSP Shows’ website. If camping does not sell out online ahead of the show, passes will be available at the gate for $20 per person.

WEEN-IGFormed by Aaron Freeman and Mickey Melchiondo, Jr. in New Hope, PA, Ween has taken on a cult-like status with legions of devoted fans around the world. Beginning with six self-released cassettes in the 1980s followed by 11 studio albums, 6 live albums and a smattering of EPs through the 1990s and 2000s, Ween’s recorded output is far-reaching in its styles moving from rock to punk to psychedelic to country to alternative and all points in between.

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Elvis Costello & The Imposters bring their new show, “Imperial Bedroom & Other Chambers,” back for a coast-to-coast North American run of 20 dates this June and July. Last fall, Costello debuted the tour to rave reviews. A musicologist of formidable breadth and knowledge, Costello is perhaps best known for his performances with The Attractions, The Imposters and for concert appearances with pianist Steve Nieve. Costello was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2003.

DSP Shows (formerly known as Dan Smalls Presents) is a top talent buyer and concert promoter in New York and New England. DSP Shows has a proven track record of pairing the right acts with the right venues and producing unique and exciting music-based entertainment.

Brewery Ommegang is one of the premiere outdoor concert venues in Upstate NY, hosting a variety of national touring acts and more than 20,000 concert goers each year. A selection of Ommegang’s award-winning ales and non-alcoholic beverages options are available for purchase at every show along with festival-style favorites and locally procured dishes from a variety of local food vendors such as Origins Café, and Ommegang’s Café and food truck. The brewery’s natural amphitheater and gently-sloping grounds are a perfect venue to enjoy a show, rain or shine. Guests are welcome to bring blankets and lawn chairs for their comfort.

6 responses on “2017 SCS: Elvis Costello & The Imposters and Ween

  1. Ed

    When are the grounds open, and the food and drink options available?

    I’ve already got tickets for Elvis, and now am planning the rest of the trip. Just realized the Cafe, and brewery tours and tastings, are closed on event nights…bummer!

    1. Ommegang Post author

      The gates will open at 5 pm. Our cafe will have a tent and we’ll be running our food truck as well. We usually have three or four additional food trucks from local vendors serving food as well. Beer is the only alcohol for sale and water will also be available. We’ll have a beer list published closer to the start of the summer.

      The brewery will open for regular service at 11 am the day after the concert as long as another concert isn’t scheduled that day.

        1. Ommegang Post author

          We aim to open camping around 4 pm to give campers time to set up shop before the grounds open at 5 pm. Occasionally camping will open a little later that 4 pm if sound check for the show runs late.

    1. Ommegang Post author

      The camping area must be vacated by noon the day after the show. Camp fires, open flames, and charcoal grills are not allowed. We do allowed small propane grills though, as long as they have a shut off switch. Safety is paramount in the camping area.

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