The Las Colonias Amphitheater in Grand Junction just released its concert schedule. Check out the shows.

Grand Junction’s new Amphitheater is set to host its first concert on July 11 and the rest of the schedule was announced today.

We are thrilled for the opening of the new Amphitheater,” said Pinnacle Venue Services, Maria Rainsdon. “Between the beautiful new venue with its gorgeous backdrop and 365-degree views and the exciting concert lineup, this is an entertainment season that can’t be missed!”

The 2017 Summer Concert Schedule:

July 11 - Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real 5/26 @ 10 AM
July 22 - 2nd Annual Chilled by the River featuring Head for the Hills, On Sale Now
July 29 - Mark Wills with John Berry, On Sale Now
August 7 - Newsboys, with Ryan Stevenson, On Sale: 6/8 @ 10 AM
August 14 - Los Lonely Boys and Los Lobos, On Sale: 6/15 @ 10 AM
September 1 - Skillet, with Colton Dixon, On Sale: 6/22 @ 10 AM
September 2 - Starship featuring Mickey Thomas, On Sale Now

More shows yet to be announced!

I was at the festivities and got a tour of the new digs. Click through the gallery and check it out. It's going to be a cool place to take in a show!

BONUS VIDEO: Texans Try to Pronounce Strange Colorado Words