In addition to the music, these shows will feature six-dollar drink specials, prizes and giveaways, as well as other special events to commemorate the occasion.
"The Summit has grown thanks to efforts of our great staff and talent buyers," Mike Barsch, owner and talent buyer of Soda Jerk Presents, says. "We continue to bring in top-notch shows, and I think the fans, our guests, appreciate our vibe and way of doing business. We’re an independent venue owned and operated by music fans. We want it to be a special place for the fans, where they feel comfortable and can have a great time. We continue to reinvest in the venue as we make money, and we will continue to make the Summit better and better year after year. The anniversary is special because it’s our sixth. Last year was our fifth. You see, it’s one higher. One higher than last year. That’s special to me."
"We have had some great shows over the years," he reflects. "Some of the standouts would be two nights of AWOL Nation with Imagine Dragons opening right when they were breaking. The numerous GWAR shows we’ve done, many of which have fallen on Halloween — those shows are crazy. The four-night run with Alkaline Trio, Rancid at the Riot Fest after-show, and many, many more. I could actually go on forever. We have had some incredible bands play at Summit over the past six years."
The full lineup of six celebratory shows is below.