March 13, 2013
SAM HOUSTON RACE PARK AND COASTAL
CONSERVATION ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCE SECOND
ANNUAL CONCERT FOR CONSERVATION
Music Featuring Dwight Yoakam, Robert Earl Keen, Hayes Carll & Ray Wylie Hubbard
HOUSTON (March 13, 2013)—Tickets go on sale Monday, March 18 at 10 a.m. for the second annual Coastal Conservation Association (CCA) Concert for Conservation at Sam Houston Race Park (www.shrp.com). The concert will offer fans a wide variety of country music from featured artists Dwight Yoakam, Robert Earl Keen, Hayes Carll & Ray Wylie Hubbard on Saturday, May 18, 2013.
General admission tickets benefitting CCA will be available beginning Monday, March 18 at 10 a.m. for $25 each. Tickets are available online at www.shrp.com, at participating Houston-area Randalls locations, Sam Houston Race Park box office or by calling 800-211-3381. All dates, acts, and ticket prices subject to change without notice. Additional service fees apply.
The Concert for Conservation will take place in the Sam Houston Race Park infield and will feature performances throughout the evening. In addition, Sam Houston Race Park will host live racing at 1 p.m. prior to the concert including the simulcast of the 138th Preakness Stakes. Fans attending the concert are welcome to enjoy a day of live racing before the Concert for Conservation kicks off. Sam Houston Race Park will offer a variety of food and beverage concessions so that music fans can fully enjoy the experience.
The Concert for Conservation is a general admission, standing room only, open-air, uncovered event. The show is open to all ages; Rain or Shine. Lawn chairs and blankets are allowed. Please visit www.shrp.com for a complete list of items allowed at the venue. Lawn chairs will be available for purchase for $12 per seat.
CCA Texas is a non-profit marine conservation organization comprised of tens of thousands of recreational anglers and coastal outdoor enthusiasts. CCA Texas was formed in 1977 by a small group of recreational anglers who were concerned after drastic commercial overfishing decimated Texas redfish and speckled trout populations. More than a quarter of a century later, CCA Texas continues the spirit of stewardship that started with the “Save the Redfish” campaign.
CCA Texas unmatched breadth and depth of volunteer involvement has made it the largest marine conservation group of its kind, enacting positive change on all levels of coastal marine conservation and management.
Sam Houston Race Park is Houston’s premier racing and entertainment facility, located just 15 minutes from downtown Houston, and offers a variety of attractions including 16 recently renovated luxury suites overlooking the race track, The Pavilion Centre, and award-winning dining options at the Winner’s Circle Restaurant and the Champion Energy Services Jockey Club. For more information on upcoming shows, events and tickets, please visit www.shrp.com.