COTA Offers Motogp Post-race Concert Featuring Austin ‘Musician of the Year’ Bob Schneider
Circuit of The Americas (COTA) has invited Austin “Musician of the Year” and local favorite Bob Schneider to perform a concert in the Austin360 Amphitheater at the conclusion of the 2014 Red Bull Grand Prix of The Americas on Sunday, April 13. Schneider’s performance is included in the price of admission to the MotoGP event and will cap off another spectacular weekend of world-class sports and entertainment at Austin’s grand prix racing circuit.
See the world’s best motorcycle riders compete during three full days of on-track action!
The Red Bull Grand Prix of The Americas features the very best motorcycle racers in the world in three divisions, Moto2™, Moto3™ and the premier class, MotoGP. This popular international series will make only two appearances in the United States this year, with COTA’s race being the first stop on the schedule. The weekend is loaded with on-track action, including practice sessions on Friday, April 11; practice and qualifying rounds on Saturday, April 12; and MotoGP, Moto2 and Moto3 races set for Sunday, April 13. The full on-track schedule is available at http://circuitoftheamericas.com/motogp/schedule.
In addition to all of the great racing action, fans attending the MotoGP event at COTA will be treated to three days of affordable fun and amazing experiences, with high-flying Red Bull athletes and performers, the Ducati Island fan zone—only at COTA in 2014—and Bob Schneider’s post-race concert capping a weekend of exciting activities that are FREE with paid admission.
MotoGP weekend entertainment schedule at Circuit of The Americas
|FRIDAY, APRIL 11||SATURDAY, APRIL 12||SUNDAY, APRIL 13|
|Motorcycle displays||Motorcycle displays||Motorcycle displays|
|Ducati Island fan zone||Ducati Island fan zone||Ducati Island fan zone|
|MotoGP rider autograph sessions||MotoGP rider autograph sessions||Red Bull skydivers jump into COTA|
|Red Bull freestyle motorcycle jumping shows||Red Bull freestyle motorcycle jumping shows|
|Post-race fan track invasion|
|Bob Schneider concert at Austin360 Amphitheater|
Austin’s favorite singer-songwriter, Bob Schneider, performs live during MotoGP at Circuit of The Americas
An award-winning, eclectic and charismatic performer, Bob Schneider enjoys a diehard fan base in his hometown, Austin, Texas, as well as nationwide. He’s flourished as an independent recording artist, releasing five albums, hundreds of digital singles and fronting three bands, The Scabs, Texas Bluegrass Massacre, and Lonelyland, simultaneously. He’s racked up multiple Austin Music Awards, including 2013’s “Musician of the Year,” “Best Album,” and “Best Songwriter.” His music has been featured in numerous motion pictures including Miss Congeniality and Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood. Fans attending COTA’s MotoGP race on Sunday can catch Schneider’s performance at approximately 3 p.m. CT. The post-race concert is available to fans with MotoGP three-day passes as well as Sunday tickets.
Get your MotoGP tickets now, starting at $39!
Tickets for the Red Bull Grand Prix of The Americas start at $39. Children 12 and under receive free general admission with a ticketed adult. Paddock passes and on-site parking and camping options are also available for purchase. For tickets and event information visit, www.circuitoftheamericas.com/motogp.
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About Circuit of The Americas
Circuit of The Americas (COTA) in Austin, Texas, is the home of world championships and a world-class destination for premium sports and entertainment. COTA has been nominated as the 2014 “Sports Facility of the Year” by SportsBusiness Journal/Daily. The same publication named COTA’s annual marquee event, the FORMULA 1 UNITED STATES GRAND PRIX, “Sports Event of the Year” for 2013. Additionally, COTA is the new North American home for the summer edition of ESPN’s X Games. More than one million visitors come to COTA each year for events such as MotoGP™, United Sportscar Racing, the FIA World Endurance Championships, business and social functions, and more than 20 performances at the venue’s acclaimed Austin360 Amphitheater, winner of Pollstar’s “Best New Major Concert Venue” award for 2013. COTA’s 1,500-acre campus includes a variety of permanent structures, including a 44,000-square foot Event Center, an impressive Main Grandstand with hospitality suites and the Velocity Lounge, a 270,000-square foot Paddock Building with 34 garages, and an iconic 25-story Observation Tower at the heart of the facility. For more information and downloadable video and photos, visit: www.CircuitofTheAmericas.com, www.Austin360Amphitheater.com or COTA’s dedicated FTP site, media.circuitoftheamericas.com. Follow COTA on Facebook at www.facebook.com/CircuitofTheAmericas and Twitter @circuitamericas and @COTAmedia.