Friday, July 25, 2014

Thunder Over Utah to host Friday Night Preview Party

Flying Performances to Kick-off Air Show Weekend
          (St. George, Utah) —  The Thunder Over Utah Air Show will fly high with the U.S. Navy Blue Angels this Saturday and Sunday at the St. George Municipal Airport but fans can get a sneak peak at some of the other performers from this year's show and kick-off air show weekend at the Friday Night Preview Party July 25th from 5:00 - 9:00 PM.
The Friday Night Preview Party will feature demonstrations by several of the air show's world-class performers as well as live musicprovided by Southern Utah's high octane and classical rock band, The Lawn Darts.  The Lawn Darts have previously opened for Styx, Kansas, and The Beach Boys.  Attendees will experience the U.S. Army Golden Knights as they execute a team twilight jump and see Matt Younkin and his Beech 18 perform the most unique act in the air show industry. There will also be a WWII Air and Ground Battle Reenactment featuring the P-51C Mustang, a fiery display by the School Time Jet School Bus, jet flybys from the Western Sky Warbird Museum, and much more. Aircraft static and ground displays will be open for viewing and food and beverage concessions will be available.  Although the Blue Angels aircraft will be on ground display during Friday Night's Preview Party, the team is only scheduled to fly during Saturday's and Sunday'sshows.
Gates open at 5:00 PM, The Lawn Darts concert will begin at 5:30 PM and flying will begin at 6:30.  Advance Discount  Tickets for the show and the Friday Night Preview Party are available online at at

The 2014 Thunder Over Utah Air Show will be held at the St. George, Utah Municipal Airport July 25th - 27th, 2014.  The event will feature the United States Navy Blue Angels, military demonstrations, classic military aircraft, civilian performers, static aircraft displays and fun activities for kids and families.  The event is designed as a large scale event that will be marketed regionally to a marketing area including up to 3.5 million people.  For more information visit

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