Bell Bank Park to Host New Mini West Fest
(Friday, January 14, 2022 – MESA, AZ) – Cowboy Lifestyle Network and Oak View Group Facilities today announced Mini West Fest at Bell Bank Park on Saturday, February 5th. The day-long event will feature live country music, traditional western activities for young inspiring cowboys, lawn games for adults, and more.
Mini West Fest at Bell Bank Park
Saturday, February 5th
1 Legacy Drive
Mesa, AZ 85212
1PM to 8PM
Admission is FREE
The Mini West Fest is designed to grow western traditions through the Arizona youth. Activities for Mini West Fest include Kids Mutton Busting, Mechanical Bull Riding, Mechanical Roping Dummy, Quick Draw Western Shoot-Out, Rodeo Queen appearances, live Country Music, and more.
Activities are free and swing into action at 1:00 pm on Saturday, February 5th. Live music is free all day long and will feature Arizona’s favorites Nick Moody, Josh Roy and Western Fusion Band.
Saturday’s festival follows an action-packed Friday night with a live concert by Lindsey Stirling and the opening of Jurassic Quest. Jurassic Quest is the only interactive dinosaur event that has more true-to-life size dinosaurs than any other touring dinosaur event in North America. To purchase tickets for Lindsey Stirling or Jurassic Quest, visit BellBankPark.com.
Jurassic Quest at Bell Bank Park
Fri, Sat, Sun, Feb 4th, 5th & 6th
1 Legacy Drive
Mesa, AZ 85212
3PM to 6PM
Admission is $24 plus
For more information on the Mini West Fest and all events taking place at Bell Bank Park, visit BellBankPark.com.
About The Entertainment
Nick Moody, born and raised in Flagstaff Arizona, has been playing music since he was 12 years old. At 20 years old he enlisted into the United States Army and continued playing music while being stationed in Colorado. He now resides in Peoria Arizona continuing to pursue music playing at local venues. While Classically trained, Nick’s playstyle is heavily influenced by great guitar pickers such as Glen Campbell, Tyler Childers, and Brad Paisley. Other influences such as Aaron Watson, Eric Church, and Cody Johnson help bring thoughtful song lyrics to his original songs like “Vice” and “I Could Use a Cigarette”.
Josh Roy is an American country music recording artist, singer, and songwriter from Arizona. Josh truly has a sound of his own, If you had to do a comparison, he is a mix between Tracy Byrd and Luke Bryan, truly a special voice. His ability to write true songs from the heart and his passion and resilience are the things that will help drive him to the top. Although talent is an important factor, his down-to-earth attitude and love of country have captured the hearts of all his fans. Since he was a young child, he has been singing anywhere he had a chance. That carried on into his construction career at 18 years old, Fellow workers and other trades would hear him belting out songs at job sites and continued asking him “why are you doing construction?!!!” When he was 18, he began writing songs to get his feet wet. Josh’s writing style is based on 90’s style country music with a modern touch to engage the young listeners.
In 2013, Josh Roy began performing his first show at a local restaurant in Glendale, Arizona, this is where the road began! In 2014, Josh Roy performed on the Jack Daniels Stage at Country Thunder Florence by invitation. This fired him up and he delivered an amazing show. Today he’s now opening on the main stage for the likes of Drew Cooper, Tracy Byrd, and Tracy Lawrence just to name a few. His love for Country Music was deep-seated by both sides of his family where many are musically inclined and love the stories told in song. He loves developing personal connections with his fans, In Josh’s own words,
“I love my family, I love my country I love my fans and country music is in my soul”
Western Fusion Band
Western Fusion was formed in the late ’90s by band leader Brian Childress. Brian’s goals were to have a band that sounded like radio and be composed of some of the best musicians Arizona has to offer. In the beginning, Western Fusion was a traditional country band. As the band evolved with musicians, so did the music. Today the standard five-piece band still plays country including George Strait, Waylon Jennings, Merle Haggard, Keith Urban, Sam Hunt and now has recently evolved with hits from the ’70s, ’80s, and today’s rock including a mix from MAGIC!, Sublime, Bruno Mars, Billy Idol, Def Leppard, and KC and the Sunshine Band. Western Fusion is known for having special guests like local female vocalist Mandy Mazon, Steel Guitarist John Rickard, and Fiddle & Mandolin player Patrick Clark. With these additions, Western Fusion adds hits from Charlie Daniels, Carrie Underwood, Pat Benatar, and Gretchen Wilson. Western Fusion has been on the local scene for 25 years and has enjoyed playing various venues throughout the state. The band has opened for National Acts such as Blake Shelton, Easton Corbin, and Mark Wills. They were also the opening act for Charlie Daniels at Cliff Castle Casino.
About Bell Bank Park
Bell Bank Park, a 320-acre world-class family sports and entertainment complex, fulfills the mission of Legacy Cares. The one-of-a-kind complex features a 5,000 seat Outdoor Stadium, 2,800 seat Indoor Arena, (35) Soccer/Lacrosse/Football Fields, (57) Indoor Volleyball Courts, (8) Baseball and Softball fields, (20) Basketball Courts, (41) Pickleball Courts, (12) Beach Volleyball Courts, Obstacle Course Racing Park, (22) Futsal Courts, Gymnastics Center, Dance Studio, Cheer Center, Sports Performance Center, Family Fitness Center, Wellness & Fitness Center, esports Center, Kids Play Center, two zip lines, 2.7-acre Tixr Yard for concerts and events, The G.O.A.T Sports Bar and Restaurant, and so much more.
With numerous playing fields, Bell Bank Park powered by Legacy Sports USA serves as a major hub for the professional, club, and recreation competition at various levels of expertise and proficiency. The Park expands beyond sports. The team at Bell Bank Park will create festivals, signature experiences, and live concerts that feature national touring acts. The Park will create a thriving entertainment destination in Mesa and the Greater Phoenix region.
About Oak View Group (OVG)
Oak View Group (OVG) is a global sports and entertainment company founded by Tim Leiweke and Irving Azoff in 2015. OVG is focused on being a positive disruption to business as usual in the sports and live entertainment industry and currently has eight divisions across four global offices (Los Angeles, New York, London, and Philadelphia). In addition, OVG is leading the redevelopment and operations of five other new sports and entertainment arena construction projects, including the Climate Pledge Arena, home to the National Hockey League’s newest franchise, the Seattle Kraken, the UBS Arena in Belmont Park, NY, the new home of the NHL’s New York Islanders, Co-Op Live in Manchester, England, Enmarket Arena in Savannah, GA, and the Coachella Valley Arena in Coachella Valley, CA, the home of the newest AHL franchise. OVG Global Partnerships is also responsible for securing the naming rights for these projects, and the 2021 winner of the SBJ Sports Awards for best in Sales, Consulting, and Client Service.
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