Festival in the Park Saturday lineup continues with Brad McKim

On the second day of the 40th Festival in the Park, Brad McKim performs on the Watering Hole Stage from 3-5 p.m., Saturday, July 15, at Spearfish Canyon Park.

ADMISSION: This is a FREE event!

Brad McKim has been playing and writing music for close to 40 years. Brad’s performances include originals as well as cover versions of songs by some of his key influences including Bruce Cockburn, Stephen Stills, Dan Fogelberg, Jerry Jeff Walker, Jason Isbell and many others. (scroll down for more details)

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Colorado band, The Red Petals, final concert on July 15

The final concert on Saturday, July 15 at the  40th Festival in the Park features Boulder, CO band, The Red Petals. They’ll perform 5-8 p.m. on the Watering Hole Stage at Spearfish Canyon Park. This is a FREE EVENT.

Comprised of exports from Colorado’s rich electric scene, the band’s three members share something in common: The music comes first.(scroll down for more details and video)

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Aces and Eights bring country music to Festival in the Park on July 16

On the final day of the 40th Festival in the Park Aces & Eights Country Music performs on the Watering Hole Stage from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, July 16, at Spearfish Canyon Park.

ADMISSION: This is a FREE event!

Aces & Eights Classic Country Music is a traditional country music duo from the Black Hills of South Dakota. They received the 2016 CD of the Year from two organizations; National Traditional Country Music Association and the South Dakota Country Music Hall of Fame.  (scroll down for more details and videos)

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Anna Robins performs final concert of Festival in the Park, July 16

Last, but not least, on the final day of the 40th Festival in the Park, Anna Robins performs on the Watering Hole Stage from 1-3 p.m., Sunday, July 16, at Spearfish Canyon Park.

ADMISSION: This is a FREE event!

A roaming, musical entity of the American Midwest, Anna Robins is a growing songwriter, composer, producer, and multi-instrumentalist with a passion for relational and immersing music.   (scroll down for more details and videos)

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39th FESTIVAL in the PARK: Wristband Night

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The 39th Festival in the Park kicks off in Spearfish City Park with Wristband Night. A wristband ($5) purchase is part of our largest fundraiser of the year.  Funds support The Matthews in continuing children’s programs and community outreach.

Only those wearing wristbands will be able to preview the vendor booths and enjoy the live entertainment on the Watering Hole stage.

The remaining two days of the Festival are free.

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Indie Folk band, Trap Kit, kicks of 39th Festival in the Park on July 15

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4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. WRISTBAND NIGHT
Rapid City musician Andrew Jandt, aka Trap Kit, is our opening band (for The Weather Heads) on the Watering Hole Stage, 4:00 to 6:00 p.m., Friday, July 15, during The Matthews’s 39th Festival in the Park (Spearfish City Park).  Only those wearing wristbands will be able to see this evenings’ entertainment.

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Gumbo Lily Band to appear July 16 on Festival in the Park stage

The Gumbo Lilly Band
The Gumbo Lilly Band

3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
The Gumbo Lilly Band will be performing on the Watering Hole Stage 3:00 to 5:00 p.m., Saturday, July 16, during The Matthews’s 39th Festival in the Park (Spearfish City Park).  This is a FREE event.

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The Darning Hearts to perform July 16 at Festival in the Park

Photo: Doe Deer Photography
Photo: Doe Deer Photography

5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Rapid City band, The Darning Hearts, will be performing on the Watering Hole Stage 5 – 8 p.m., Saturday, July 16, during The Matthews’s 
39th Festival in the Park (Spearfish City Park).  This is a FREE event.

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