Council discusses Tune It Up Tuesdays

Business owner focuses on location, notification process


June 22, 2022

Benny Westcott

A crowd of country music fans fills the parking lot behind the Rio Theatre Tuesday, June 14, for a Tune It Up Tuesday performance by Jessie Leigh.

The Sweet Home City Council on June 14 discussed a change of location for the Oregon Jamboree's Tune It Up Tuesdays, after Steelhead Strength and Fitness manager David Bauer requested that it not take place on 13th Ave., where it was originally scheduled.

The council had voted May 24 for temporary closures of 13th between Main and Long streets for the concerts, slated for June 7, 14, 21 and 28. Yet, ultimately, the organization moved to host them in the parking lot behind the Rio Theatre.

"We didn't want to ruffle any feathers," Oregon Jamboree Executive Director Robert Shamek told The Ne...

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