RAGBRAI XLIII Countdown – July 19-25, 2015
Friends of RAGBRAI

Blog

Cedar Rapids RAGBRAI Announces Counting Crows Tickets on Sale April 15



Cedar Rapids and the Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa will host Counting Crows live in concert on Thursday, July 26, 2012. Tickets to this special evening event commemorating RAGBRAI’s 40th Celebration can be purchased online this Sunday, April 15, beginning at 10 a.m. at www.CedarRapidsRAGBRAI.com. General admission tickets are $25 in advance. Only Visa, MasterCard and Discover accepted online.

On Monday, April 16, 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 Thursday, July 26, 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 1st Street SE, between 2nd and 3rd Avenues SE, near the Alliant Energy tower. The entire concert venue will include May’s Island and the 2nd and 3rd Avenue bridges. Gates open at 4:30 p.m.; music begins at 5 p.m. The concert ends at 11:00 p.m. No ticket refunds will be issued. All tickets are general admission. 

Counting Crows and the RAGBRAI® 40th Celebration is a rain or shine event. No outside food or drinks will be allowed. Food and drink will be available for purchase at several stands. Registered RAGBRAI® riders will receive free admission to this concert.

TICKET PRICES:

  • General Admission: $25
  • Day of Show: $35
  • Registered RAGBRAI Riders: Free

COUNTING CROWS hails 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.

17 Responses on “Cedar Rapids RAGBRAI Announces Counting Crows Tickets on Sale April 15

John Melville

April 13, 2012 at 4:43 pm

So, if it’s free for registered riders, do we need to get tickets or will our wristband get us in???

Avatar of TJ Juskiewicz

TJ Juskiewicz

April 14, 2012 at 7:11 am

Registered participants just show their wristbands. No ticket required for them. Thanks

Avatar of barbara45000

barbara45000

April 14, 2012 at 9:41 am

Will Counting Crows be playing starting at 5:00 or will they be on later?

KennyFamily

April 14, 2012 at 12:39 pm

Are daily registered riders allowed free or only weekly registered riders?
Thanks!
Is it an age restricted concert or are children permitted?

Avatar of TJ Juskiewicz

TJ Juskiewicz

April 15, 2012 at 7:13 am

Tentatively we will have a short 40th Celebration ceremony at 9pm followed by Counting Crows.

If they have a daily THURSDAY wristband, yes, they get in free. These will likley sell out, so don’t wait.

Ryne Thompson

April 15, 2012 at 10:55 pm

Hello, I am crew for one of the organizations and was wondering if crew would also be able to get in for free?

Avatar of TJ Juskiewicz

TJ Juskiewicz

April 16, 2012 at 6:46 am

Ryne-

As long as you are a registered non-rider as support of the crew, yes, you would be admitted

Tab

April 16, 2012 at 2:27 pm

What other bands will be playing ?? It says teh music starts at 5 but you said the Crows dont go on till after 9pm ??

dan smetzer

May 3, 2012 at 2:11 pm

want to know where to sign up to be a volunteer

Pam

July 12, 2012 at 4:21 pm

Tryng to clarify – if you are a registered non-rider with a support driver wristband, can you get in to the concert free?

Rock In Prevention Pat Mcmanus

August 8, 2012 at 5:08 am

Thank you for the good writeup. It in fact used to be a amusement account it. Look advanced to far added agreeable from you! By the way, how can we communicate?

Medical Office Jobs

December 12, 2012 at 8:10 pm

Thank you for some other informative website. The place else could I get that type of information written in such a perfect way? I have a project that I’m simply now working on, and I have been on the look out for such information.

arıtma cihazları

March 16, 2013 at 2:22 pm

Hello There. I discovered your blog the usage of msn. This is an extremely smartly written article. I will be sure to bookmark it and return to learn extra of your useful info. Thank you for the post. I will certainly return.

arıtma cihazı

March 16, 2013 at 5:03 pm

I like the helpful information you provide in your articles. I will bookmark your weblog and check again here frequently. I’m quite certain I will learn many new stuff proper here! Best of luck for the following!

aritma cihazi

March 17, 2013 at 12:42 am

We’re a gaggle of volunteers and opening a brand new scheme in our community. Your site provided us with valuable information to work on. You have done a formidable task and our entire group will probably be grateful to you.

CONSTRUCTION ALL RISKS INSURANCE

March 30, 2013 at 1:25 pm

Hi, I desire to subscribe for this blog to take latest updates, so where can i
do it please help.

hair salons

March 30, 2013 at 8:33 pm

I don’t even understand how I finished up right here, but I assumed this submit used to be good. I don’t understand who
you might be but certainly you are going to a well-known blogger for those who are not already.

Cheers!

Leave a Reply

Advertisement

Latest Blog Posts

  • Guess the Route Contest for RAGBRAI XLIII is Now Open!

    Do you think you can pick the eight overnight towns for RAGBRAI XLIII? Enter the contest and see how close you come. Last year, 6 of 8 towns was the best ...

  • Get in Gear for RAGBRAI XLIII - 2015 Jerseys Released!

    We are pleased to introduce the official 2015 RAGBRAI XLIII jersey!

  • Introducing the RAGBRAI XLIII Logo!

    We are excited to reveal our new logo for RAGBRAI XLIII and 2015!

  • RAGBRAI XLII Survey Results

    All of us here at RAGBRAI would like to thank those who took the time to complete the surveys after RAGBRAI XLII.  4,470 online surveys were completed, providing ...

  • Des Moines Could Move Part of Great Western Trail

    A section of the popular Great Western Trail in Des Moines would no longer pass through Willow Creek Golf Course, under a plan being pursued by the course's owner.

  • Lost and Found on RAGBRAI®

    Did you get home from RAGBRAI with less than what you started with?  Lost wallets, drivers licenses, and credit cards have already been returned to their owners.  We have several ...

  • Merchandise Returns and Exchanges

    Want to return or exchange an item you purchased on RAGBRAI? Here's how.

  • Meet the woman who rode RAGBRAI in combat boots

    Riders handed her cash from spandex pockets and small-town American Legions put up tip jars to help along the way. So far, Hameister’s raised more than $1,700 for the campaign, ...

  • RAGBRAI Reflections with John Karras

    by John Karras, Grampa RAGBRAI A strange, but predictable, thing happened this year to Ann and I on our way to our umpteenth time to ride RAGBRAI–we were physically unable to ...

  • Rock Valley's Jaydn Faber Wins the RAGBRAI Kid's Art Contest

    The children of the RAGBRAI XLII overnight communities were invited to participate in the annual RAGBRAI Kids’ Art Contest.  The contest called for students in kindergarten through fifth grade to ...

Latest Videos

  • We are excited to reveal our new logo for RAGBRAI XLIII and 2015! If you join us on our ride across the state next year, you’ll be sure to see welcoming Iowans, lots of farmland and… well you’ll just have to watch the video to find out.

  • Bicyclist Shawn Gosch of Onawa was hit and killed June 20, 2014, by a motorist on Iowa Highway 7 west of Manson. Under Iowa law, the driver of the vehicle was charged with a misdemeanor for unsafe passing and fined little more than $1,550.

  • Look back on the ride of 2014 in this video highlight reel.

  • A group of friends from Canada spent the week on RAGBRAI and recount their best moments.

  • As RAGBRAI XLII comes to an end, friends from California talk about the emotion behind dipping their tires into the Mississippi River at the end of the ride.

  • Riders react at the Guttenberg dip site.

  • Riders stopped for photos on a bluff overlooking the mighty Mississippi River at Guttenberg.

  • Iowan "Bachelorette" competitor Chris Soules greets riders in Strawberry Point

  • Former Iowa Hawkeye and NFL tight end Dallas Clark talks about his second RAGBRAI and his hope of someday moving his family back to Iowa.

  • The LeBeaus are known as royalty in Iowa and for their funky socks!

Find us socially

Email Signup

Sign up for the latest RAGBRAI news and notes (if there is no news in a day, you won’t get an e-mail).

© 2014 RAGBRAI | Terms of Service | Privacy Policy