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Aug 6 | Summer Fest Concert @ McConnell

No summer is complete without the hottest tunes! So before the leaves turn colors and the blistering heat chills out, McConnell is hosting the hottest event this season: Summer Fest is coming on August 6 to Air Capital Inn Field. 

3OH!3, Sick Puppies and Lecrae will be performing a FREE live concert at McConnell AFB on Saturday, August 6. The event starts at 5:30 p.m. and the concert begins at 6 p.m. Come enjoy these three eclectic sounds, grab food from our guest food trucks, and enjoy a specialty drink created by a local mixologist. Bring your lawn chairs and/or blankets! We've also got Meet & Greet passes you could win! So check out our Facebook event page and stay tuned for more details! 

Want to learn more about the bands coming to Summer Fest? Check 'em out:

3OH!3 

3OH!3 (pronounced "three oh three") is an American electronic music duo from Boulder, Colorado, made up of Sean Foreman and Nathaniel Motte. They are best known for their single "DONTTRUSTME" from their album Want, which reached number seven on the Billboard Hot 100. Their second single, a remix of "Starstrukk" featuring Katy Perry from Want, was a top ten hit in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Finland, Poland, and Australia. They gained further recognition by featuring Ke$ha on the song "My First Kiss", which was made the lead single from their album Streets of Gold. Check out one of their music videos below. **Warning, may contain explicit lyrics. 

Sick Puppies

Sick Puppies is an Australian rock band formed in Sydney in 1997. After releasing their debut album, Welcome to the Real World in 2001, the band rose to prominence in 2006 when their song "All the Same" was uploaded to YouTube. The video supported the Free Hugs Campaign, which was launched in Sydney. This success was followed up with their second studio album, Dressed Up as Life in 2007. Their third studio album, Tri-Polar, came out on 14 July 2009. The band's fourth studio album, Connect was released on 16 July 2013. Check out one of their music videos over on YouTube. **Warning, may contain explicit lyrics. 

Lecrae 

Lecrae says he's blessed with a visionary verbal arsenal and an abiding faith that's piloted a unique career trajectory defying the typical hip hop storyline. "More caught than taught," is how the artist describes his incredible journey that includes two Grammys, a history-making #1 album with his masterful 2014 offering, Anomaly, and a compelling live resume, most recently notching a headlining 2016 'Destination' tour which Lecrae says was about "real unity, not pretend unity." He continues to thoughtfully engage the culture, reeling off a NY Times Bestseller (last year's riveting memoir 'Unashamed') and a breakthrough spoken word performance at the BET Hip Hop Awards last fall that had the Twitter-sphere heralding his arrival as a truth-telling firebrand. BET hailed it as an "epic poem," of "necessary affirmations."

The event is sponsored in part by J-Bias Real Estate, First Command Financial Planners, USAA and Mel Hambelton. No federal endorsement of sponsors intended. 

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