advertisement

Branson to be site of Nelly concert

Saturday, August 7, 2010 | 7:38 p.m. CDT

BRANSON — A promoter says the much-delayed concert by rapper Nelly has a venue in Branson.

Concert promoter Paul Dunn said Nelly will perform indoors at the Mansion Theater on Aug. 21.

In July, Branson officials refused to grant Dunn a special permit to host an open-air Nelly concert behind the Grand Palace Theater, citing noise and parking issues.

Dunn appealed to the Branson Board of Aldermen, which sided with the city. Dunn took his case to the circuit court, where a judge also ruled in the city's favor.

On Friday, Dunn told The Springfield News-Leader that the management of the Mansion Theater said they were happy to host the Nelly concert. But he says ticket sales have been slow because of the venue uncertainty.


Like what you see here? Become a member.


Show Me the Errors (What's this?)

Report corrections or additions here. Leave comments below here.

You must be logged in to participate in the Show Me the Errors contest.


Comments

Leave a comment

Speak up and join the conversation! Make sure to follow the guidelines outlined below and register with our site. You must be logged in to comment. (Our full comment policy is here.)

  • Don't use obscene, profane or vulgar language.
  • Don't use language that makes personal attacks on fellow commenters or discriminates based on race, religion, gender or ethnicity.
  • Use your real first and last name when registering on the website. It will be published with every comment. (Read why we ask for that here.)
  • Don’t solicit or promote businesses.

We are not able to monitor every comment that comes through. If you see something objectionable, please click the "Report comment" link.

You must be logged in to comment.

Forget your password?

Don't have an account? Register here.

advertisements