Jason Parrott’s guests are Russ Brown and Scott Smith, who are members of the Burlington Steamboat Days Committee.
Brown is currently serving as President while Smith is the Vice President for Marketing.
Burlington Steamboat Days American Music Festival is a week-long event that takes place in the parking lot of Memorial Auditorium, along the Mississippi River.
The main stage will be open Tuesday-Sunday, which such artists as Blake Shelton, Twisted Sister and Alice Cooper.
The Fort Madison City Council created a special committee to hand out the city’s hotel/motel tax revenue to specific events or organizations.
The promotion of tourism, though, does not fall on the committee. It is handled by Fort Madison Partners.
That organization is an umbrella group that includes the Chamber of Commerce, Main Street, the Southeast Iowa Regional Riverboat Commission, and Fort Madison Economic Development Corporation.