Comedy Central today announced that the acclaimed “South Park” franchise will celebrate its 25th anniversary (series premiere: August 13, 1997) this summer with “South Park: The 25th Anniversary Concert” at the iconic Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre, produced by AEG Presents. The concert, featuring Trey Parker and Matt Stone, Primus and Ween, takes place on Wednesday, August 10. Fans can register to purchase tickets at www.SouthParkatRedRocks.com
Music has played a vital role in the series since its debut 25 years ago and the concert will feature some fan favorites.
“We’re so excited to come home and perform at Red Rocks, a place known for hosting the most legendary artists and musicians. So far,” said co-creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker.
Co-creators Parker and Stone serve as executive producers, along with Anne Garefino and Frank C. Agnone II. Eric Stough, Adrien Beard, Bruce Howell and Vernon Chatman are the producers. Christopher Brion is the creative director of South Park Digital Studios. The website for “South Park” is SouthPark.CC.com.
MTV Entertainment Studios’ sweeping deal with Parker and Stone includes extending ‘South Park’ on Comedy Central through 2027 and taking cable’s longest-running scripted series – August 13, 2022 marks the franchise’s 25th anniversary – through an unprecedented 30th season. In addition to the series expansion, the new deal includes 14 original “South Park” events made for streaming exclusively for Paramount+, including “SOUTH PARK: POST COVID” and “SOUTH PARK: POST COVID: THE RETURN OF COVID” from last year. The series has won five Emmy Awards to date and a George Foster Peabody Award.