Beaver Dam announces 4th of July event and return of their free weekly concert series

Beaver Dam, Kentucky is finding its way back to normal this summer. The city just released details about “Sounds on 2nd,” a free weekly concert series, and their 4th of July celebration “Sparks in the Park.”

With COVID-19 still a real concern, organizers said that each event will be following CDC and State guidelines.

Sounds on 2nd

The weekly concert series will start Friday, July 3, and continue every Friday evening through the end of September. Each night there will be music from 6:30 p.m. – 9 p.m. Each night will feature bands from the region. There’s even an 80’s costume night!

If you go, register/check-in at the event to register for prizes like concert tickets, t-shirts, and more.

Executive Director of Beaver Dam Tourism Commission, Becky Geary said in a press release, “Sounds on 2nd is a time to come out and listen to great music. It’s a chance to enjoy a meal and relax after working all week. Although things will be a little different than in the past, we are hoping to bring a little normalcy back to Beaver Dam. There will be guidelines in place to ensure everyone’s safety including encouraging social distancing, sanitizing areas, and staff wearing gloves and masks as needed. While it’s not mandatory that you wear a mask, we recommend that you do.”

Sounds on 2nd Season Lineup: 

  • July 3: Friends
  • July 10: Josh Merritt Band
  • July 17: Justin Cole Band
  • July 24: U-Turn
  • July 31: Corduroy Orbison
  • August 7: Wilson Crowe Band
  • August 14: Blackford Creek
  • August 21: Tailgate Band
  • August 28: Nite Shift
  • September 4: Andy Brasher Band
  • September 11: The Fabulous Rodenberg Boys
  • September 18: Insulated
  • September 25: Hollywood Gutterrats*

*’80’s costume contest night

Sparks in the Park

This 4th of July celebration will be Saturday, July 4 at Beaver Dam Amphitheater. The celebration includes a concert feature The Crashers from Louisville, KY and The Andy Brasher Band from Owensboro. And of course, there will be fireworks at dark.

Remember to bring a lawn chair or blanket. Chairs will not be provided at this event.

Tickets are on sale today at 10 a.m. for Sparks in the Park and are $5 per person. Veterans and kids 18 and under are free.

Gates to the amphitheater will open at 5 p.m. and the show will start at 6 p.m.

Geary said, “We are excited to be able to bring the fireworks to Beaver Dam while following CDC guidelines. We will have our trusty team of DAMbassabors (Beaver Dam Volunteers) sanitizing and making sure folks are practicing social distancing. We will do everything we can to ensure a good, fun, and safe time is had by all.”