​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.

8 Seconds

8 Seconds is one of the area’s most...
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May 26, 2017

Alisabeth Von Presley

A rocker raised on a steady mix of Van​...
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July 14, 2017

Large Midgets

Seriously, LARGE midgets? ....

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July 28, 2017

The Pork Tornadoes

The Pork Tornadoes are a powerful....(click here for event information)

Corey Cox

Deciding to trade in his college....

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​June 02, 2017

June 09, 2017

June 16, 2017

Ty Bates

The gravel in Georgia-reared Ty Bates... 
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May 19, 2017

August 18, 2017

July 21, 2017

August 11, 2017

Lonesome Road

Lonesome Road is a high energy...

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American Hitmen

From the battlefields in Iraq to the...
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Slap'n'Tickle

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Downward Fall

Downward Fall first joined the music...
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Strayz

STRAYS has been a strong force on the...
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July 07, 2017