National Country Recording Artist

Justin Biltonen

From 3 Doors Down



Special Guests:


Country Artist

Hope Cassity


Emcee and Comedian

Jeff Varvil

One night only

Menard Center 

July 30, 2022

This is a 21+ event. Children accompanied by parents or adult guardian are welcome!

Justin Biltonen blurs the lines between ‘what you see is what you get’ and ‘still waters run deep.’ Southern born and bred, Biltonen is a product of broken-in boots and 90s bests. Known as the bassist for 3 DOORS DOWN, Justin indulges his longtime love of country music with hit singles like Wild Mustangs, How A Man’s Made, She’s Got the Highway, and Heartache Rodeo. From bass player for 3 Doors Down to performing as a solo country artist, Justin Biltonen is a well-rounded musician that you shouldn’t underestimate!

July 30, 2022     7:00 PM

Doors open at 6:00

Menard Center

Tickets $25 advance

$30 at the door

Justin Biltonen

Baptized by an adoration for country, rock, punk and hardcore, Justin Biltonen went from singing in hometown worship groups to traveling the nation playing southern-fried rock n’ roll. Fueled by uncompromising passion and a gypsy soul, Biltonen became a self proclaimed highway-runner. It was on those endless, late night drives that he conjured up the soundtrack from his youth– a mixtape filled with Drive By Truckers, Waylon and Shooter Jennings, Brooks and Dunn, Shenandoah and countless others, which ultimately reignited his love of country music.

Eventually, Justin Biltonen became a name to know as the bassist for alt-rock tastemakers 3 Doors Down. Touring globally as a member of one of the genre’s most timeless bands, Justin was able to support numerous chart-topping albums, including Us And The Night, which peaked at #2 on Billboard’s Rock Chart. A career changing moment for Justin Biltonen, Us And The Night was the first major release he both wrote and played on in-studio.

From playing bars and basements to global tours and the Presidential Inauguration, the North Carolina native owes his success to nothing more than his sincere, unwavering respect for music. “At the end of the day, I know I’ll always be able to focus on my love of an honest melody,” Biltonen reveals. “Whether I’m doing my own thing or touring with the band, thriving through the ups and downs in the name of the music is always going to matter more than anything else.”

Hope Cassity

It’s no coincidence that Hope Cassity’s first name is usually associated with words like belief, optimism, faith, and love. Before her brush with a rare form of cancer in 2018, Cassity lived in Tennessee for 6 years and graduated Nashville “hard knocks” school of music. Eventually, she earned her place as a respected songsmith on Music Row. Working alongside greats like #1 hitmaker Jim McBride and Grammy award winning writer Jerry Salley (Outlaw State of Mind, Chris Stapleton) ,  Cassity’s self-awareness and maturity rival even the most experienced in the business.

Traveling around the southeast, armed with only a guitar, her philosophy is simple: write and perform honestly. Her easy listening melodies and honest words are enough to break down the toughest of genre barriers with influences of rock, blues, and classic country.  Her effortless tone is reminiscent of Patty Loveless and Emmylou Harris, while her evanescence and at times, rocker chicesque performances are enough to capture even the most distracted audiences of today.  She brings audiences to tears while bringing them to their feet. She creates pin-drop silence in the chattiest of rooms, and she inspires budding songwriters with her unrelenting work ethic and her generous heart.

Jeff Varvil

Jeff Varvil is a hilarious standup comedian, former national Television host , hockey sports broadcaster as well as hosts his own radio show Wild Alaska. He has opened for major acts such as Joe Gatto from Impractical jokers, Lisa Alvarado and Charlie Murphy. His witty Take on living in Alaska will have you all in stitches.

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