Briar Patch Amphitheater

Briar Patch Amphitheater

2018 Schedule of Events

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Bevington Bluegrass Festival


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June 8, 9  Eight gusty string bands from seven states will converge at Iowa's original camp-in theater for two days of boisterous bluegrass. Enjoy natural amphitheater acoustics, BYOB, and shaded camping. Kids under 12 free. Limited tickets available for  this boutique bluegrass experience.

Brer Rabbit Run


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Brer Rabbit is making a brief appearance as Steal Your Hare this season at the Briar Patch. Order your t-shirt online to guarantee your size. Pick up your shirt at the Bevington Bluegrass Festival June 8, 9.  Comfortable, brushed cotton with breathable laser printing.  Leave your t-shirt size in the comments of your order.

About Briar Patch Amphitheater

Iowa outdoor weekend getaway

Nestled between wetland, prairie and oak-hickory forested hills, Briar Patch Amphitheater provides a unique escape into the wilderness of Iowa and an excellent acoustic environment for music, with easy access off I-35 south of Des Moines.

Established in 2000

Each outdoor concert season the Briar Patch opens its gates for a series of sunsets, campfires and musical performances featuring local and touring artists.


An unbelievably intimate setting

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See the stars. Hike the trails. Camp in an Iowa forest. Hear live music with exquisite sound quality in an unbelievably intimate setting.


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Briar Patch Amphitheater

2103 Warren Avenue, Prole, IA 50229