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Black Oak Mountain Amphitheater

Black Oak Mountain Amphitheater

Location: 1728 State Highway H in Lampe, Missouri; a few miles south of the Kimberling City Bridge (previously the Swiss Villa Amphitheater from 1983-early 2000's)

Seating: 5,400 seats with an additional 2,000 Festival-style seats above the fixed seats (think..."on the grass")

After being closed for 10 years, the Black Oak Mountain Amphitheater reopened in May 2010. Black Oak kicks off the 2013 season with new, exciting shows. The Amphitheater is in a unique and beautiful setting, and the new owners have done some major improvements and updates:

  • New larger stage (original stage was destroyed by fire in Oct. 2007)

  • New roof

  • New, state-of-the-art sound equipment

  • New, state-of-the-art lighting equipment

  • Better amenities (especially for the ladies!)

  • Easier access to the concert area

Black Oak Mountain 2013 season line-up:

  • Sunday, May 26, 2013: Trace Adkins with special guests Aaron Lewis and Blackberry Smoke

  • Sunday, June, 23, 2013: Tim McGraw "Two Lanes of Freedom" Tour

  • Friday, July 5, 2013: Lynyrd Skynyrd with special guests Hinder and Black Stone Cherry

  • Friday, August 16, 2013: Journey with special guest Starship featuring Mickey Thomas

New renovations at Black Oak (new in 2011):

  • Bistro Seating - includes 2 chairs and 1 table

  • New VIP Hospitality Pavilion and Stage Access - with a $99 VIP Membership. The membership includes private concessions, private restrooms, samples/tastings by local vendors, advance ticket purchase opportunities, meet and greet passes, VIP parking lot access, VIP badges/lanyards to wear to gain access to VIP areas. A limited number of VIP Passes will be sold, so if you're interested, call Black Oak and they'll set you up.

Who remembers this place when it was the Swiss Villa Amphitheater? Maybe you attended one of these concerts in the 1980's or 1990's:

  • The Beach Boys and the Lefty Brothers (in early 80's)

  • Merle Haggard (in early 80's)

  • B.J. Thomas and Sawyer Brown (in early 80's)

  • Mickey Gilley (in early 80's)

  • Blood, Sweat & Tears and Justine Johns (in early 80's)

  • Oak Ridge Boys (in early 80's)

  • Charley Pride (in early 80's)

  • Ronnie Milsap (in early 80's)

  • Charlie Daniels Band (in early 80's)

  • Ray Stevens (in early 80's)

  • Dr. Hook and the Lefty Brothers (in early 80's)

  • Ratt and Warrant (in 1989)

  • 38 Special (in 1989)

  • The Judds (in 1989)

  • Vixen and White Lion (in 1989)

  • Randy Travis (in 1989)

  • Chuck Berry and Jerry Lee Lewis (in 1989)

  • Great White and Dokken (in 1989)

  • Sawyer Brown (in 1989)

  • REO Speedwagon (in late 90's)

  • Def Leppard (in late 90's)

  • Bob Dylan (in late 90's)

  • Ozzy Osbourne (in late 90's)

  • Foghat (in late 90's)

  • Lynyrd Skynyrd (in late 90's)

Here's the Black Oak Mountain 2011 season line-up:

The following concerts were at the Black Oak Mountain Amphitheater in 2010:

Things you need to know:

  • Concessions DO include beer and wine for sale (yes, you need your ID to purchase alcohol) - and there's food and snacks available to purchase too. The concession stands don't accept cash, check or credit/debit cards. You have to purchase Black Oak Script or tokens from kiosks placed throughout the Amphitheater and present that at the concession stands. Be sure to use them all at the event because they're only good at that event and have no cash value when it's over. If you end up with extra Script or Tokens...consider it a souvenir.

  • Smoking in designated areas only (not in the seat area)

  • Show tickets are only available online from their website or by calling them

  • The Amphitheater parking, seating and restrooms are handicap accessible

  • All shows will be held - RAIN or SHINE! Watch the weather and dress accordingly

  • No pets allowed, except certified service animals

  • There is a parking fee (the amount varies by concert). There's a discount if you have 4 or more in the car.

  • What to bring: tickets, seat cushion, jacket and blanket (wear comfortable shoes)

  • What NOT to bring: Framed backpacks, outside food or drinks, umbrellas, large cameras with detachable lenses, strollers, weapons or items construed as weapons (e.g. guns, knives, sticks, fireworks), video cameras, audio recorders, musical instruments, gifts for the band, chairs, alcoholic beverages or illegal drugs, animals (except guide dogs), skateboards or inline skates, personal property that is a potential hazard to others (e.g. chains, wallet chains, or jewelry with spiked edges).

Directions to the Black Oak Mountain Amphitheater:

  • Go south on State Highway 13 through Kimberling City

  • Turn west on H Highway in Lampe, MO

  • Watch for the Black Oak Mountain Amphitheater sign on left

  • Turn left just after the sign and head toward the Amphitheater to park your vehicle

  • Signs will direct you to the event location

Fun times ahead!


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Revised: Fri Aug 5 7:22:06 CDT 2016