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Exciting news for fans of outdoor events in downtown Lawrence!

Next weekend, July 1-3, the Tour of Lawrence returns to town. The event features a weekend of Pro-AM USA Cycling races, children's races and events, and live music. Events take place downtown on Friday and Sunday and on the KU campus on Saturday.

Friday night, July 1, features a street party with live music on 8th Street in front of the Sandbar! Here's all the details:

  • Blue Orleans will kick off the music at 5:30 p.m.
  • KC/DC, an AC/DC tribute band, will play at 8:30 p.m.
  • Free State Beer will be available for purchase outside

Eighth street between Massachusetts and New Hampshire will close around 3 p.m. on Friday so we can get ready for the party.

You know how much we love costumes. Whether you pedal or rev your engine, come dressed in your best biker gear!

Be sure to check out the Tour of Lawrence website for the full schedule of events, there's a lot of great stuff besides the concert on Friday night.

Special thanks to the Lawrence Convention and Visitors Bureau for letting us be part of the excitement! Be sure to come out and support another great event in our wonderful city.

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