The Jones Assembly Presents
Thu · March 8, 2018
7:00 pmThe Jones Assembly
$27.50 - $500.00
Doors at 7:00. Full bar and walk-up food window available.
Advance $27.50 | Day of Show $30 | Mezzanine $65 (21+)
$3 fee applies to each ticket purchased at The Jones Assembly Box Office.
Rain or shine event.
No re-entry. No refunds. No smoking.
Under 16 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Support acts are subject to change without notice.
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The Jones Assembly
901 W. Sheridan Ave
Oklahoma City, OK, 73106