The audience at the Army Concert
Tour performance at Fort McCoy’s Constitution Park moves into
position to get the best vantage points to see and listen to a
night of music. (Photo by
Cooper and the Scorpions brought the Army Concert Tour to Fort McCoy
rock fans for an Aug. 9 performance at Constitution Park.
than 7,000 fans gathered for the outdoor concert, according to the
Fort McCoy Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR).
2007 concert was canceled because of the heavy rains and flooding that
occurred throughout the Midwest. This year, the perfect weather
provided an outstanding natural backlight to the stage.
of Hip Kitty got the audience into the right mood as the opening act
for the 2008 concert.
followed as one of the co-headliners and kept the audience entertained
with his 1970s rock music and his props, including his trademark black
Scorpions, a German group, finished off the night with their hard rock
Members of the German rock group
the Scorpions team up to present their music at the Army Concert
Tour at Fort McCoy. (Photo
by Sheila Peterson)
Alice Cooper makes his
1970s-style music come alive during his performance at the Army
Concert Tour at Fort McCoy. (Photo
by Sheila Peterson)
liked what they heard and saw, according to Jobi Spolum of MWR
Marketing. She said the post-concert audience comments included:
show — thanks for bringing the groups in!! Ticket prices were super
affordable and (I) love(d) the outdoor setting."
new to the area, and this was our first concert at Constitution Park.
It was great, and we hope to attend future events. Super nice workers
a pleasure, drive 10 miles down the road, camp and see a great rock
icon like Alice Cooper. Splendid job!!!"
are encouraged to provide post-concert comments at
comments are used to improve customer service and make the concerts as
enjoyable as possible for the customers, Spolum said.
concert’s national sponsors include Bud Light and Chase. No federal
endorsement is implied.
more information about Fort McCoy MWR events, visit the Fort McCoy MWR
Web site or call the MWR Events Line at (877) 864-4969.