​Presented by the Cedar Rapids Jaycees Since 1988, Uptown Friday Nights is the place to gather with your friends after a long week at work, relax and enjoy some great music by local and national bands.

Where your weekend begins!


Where:

McGrath Amphitheatre
​475 1st Street SW

Cedar Rapids, Iowa


When:

Gates open at 5:30 pm

Bands start at 6:00 pm
Rain or Shine all Summer Long!


Who:

All shows age 21+
​Photo ID  is required and strictly enforced for all ages.  Failure to produce an ID may result in no entrance to the event.


How much:

Admission $5 at the gate.

Crazy Delicious

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Black The Sun

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Fresh Fighters

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Large Midgets

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July 06, 2018

Alisabeth Von Presley

This platinum blonde rocker was raised...

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August 10, 2018

August 17, 2018

Copperhead Creek

The Copperhead Creek Band is quickly...

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Boot Jack Band

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8 Seconds

8 Seconds is one of the area’s most ​...
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July 13, 2018

​June 01, 2018

June 08, 2018

May 18, 2018

July 27, 2018

Lonesome Road

Lonesome Road is a high energy, extremely...
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The Pork Tornadoes

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June 29, 2018

May 25, 2018