City signs two-year contract with Dillion Video for concert support


The band Pasture Prime performs for people in the Bluegrass & BBQ concert during the Tuscawilla Art Park Series at the Tuscawilla Art Park in Ocala, Fla. on Friday, Jan. 22, 2021. [Bruce Ackerman/Ocala Gazette] 2021.

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Posted November 27, 2022 |

The city of Ocala continued its commitment to host concerts on Nov. 15 with approval of a two-year contract with Dillion Video for $190,000.

Under the contract, Dillion Video will be responsible for “negotiating and booking acts for each

performance as requested by the City” as well as managing on-site artist needs, securing adequate event staffing and security, and suggested ticket price to the city, among other things.

The contract outlines the city’s annual performing arts plan to include:

  • Three Art Park concerts.
  • One Cattle Drive and Cowboy Roundup
  • Ten consecutive week concert series subject to the award of the Levitt AMP grant annually
  • One Light Up Ocala
  • One Retro Sounds concert

The next Art in the Park concert scheduled by the city is Bluegrass and BBQ at the Tuscawilla Art Park, 213 NE Fifth St., from 6 to 9 p.m. on Jan. 20. General admission is $10 online; $15 at the gate.

Online ticket sales will be available at ocalafl.org/artpark