FREE Drive-In Concert: The Kentucky Hundhunters
[Beaver Dam, KY] - The Beaver Dam Tourism Commission, First United Bank and Trust, and Ohio County Healthcare present a FREE Drive-In Concert with THE KENTUCKY HEADHUNTERS.
The concert will take place Saturday, June 13 in the parking lot of Midtown Shopping Center in Beaver Dam, Kentucky. Entry gates for vehicles will open at 7:00pm and the show will begin at 8:30pm. While admission is FREE, attendees are encouraged to donate a suggested $5, or non-perishable food items, to the Ohio County Food Bank.
Attendees must enter in vehicles for this special “Drive-In” style concert. Due to COVID-19 protocols and safety precautions, no foot traffic entry will be allowed - vehicles only. Fans can watch and listen from the safety of their vehicles, truck beds, or directly in front of their vehicles if they wish to bring lawn chairs. Attendees also have the option to listen on FM frequency on their car / truck radio.
“The community has been through so much in recent months. With safety top of mind, we wanted to offer an event where folks could come out in their cars, vans, and trucks and feel safe enjoying an exciting concert. We hope everyone enjoys an evening in Beaver Dam with one of Kentucky’s finest and most well-known bands,” said Paul Sandefur, Mayor of Beaver Dam.
Heath Eric with The Eric Group added, “With so many concerts and events cancelled or postponed across our region, we came up with a safe, approved, and practical alternative to a traditional concert experience. While yes, folks will need to stay in, on, or around their vehicles, this concert will be something special. We’re bringing in staging, sound, lights, and a massive 45’ x 33’ inflatable video screen so everyone in attendance has a great view and exceptional concert experience.”
Mayor Sandefur added, “We would love to see fans come to town early and dine at one of Beaver Dam’s fine restaurants. Or, get take out and bring it to the concert to enjoy. Dinner and a Drive-In concert, right here in Beaver Dam.”
The Kentucky Headhunters, declared “the great American rock ‘n’ roll band” by Billboard magazine, began their professional journey in 1968 when brothers Fred and Richard Young and cousins Greg Martin and Anthony Kenney formed the Southern blues-rock band Itchy Brother. The band morphed into The Kentucky Headhunters in 1986. Their first album, 1989’s Pickin’ On Nashville, was released by Mercury Records and surprised the world, becoming a bona fide hit, selling over two million copies. The album won a Grammy Award, three Country Music Awards, an American Music Award and an Academy Of Country Music Award. It spawned four consecutive Top 40 Country hits. Currently, the band is made up of Richard Young, Fred Young, Greg Martin and Doug Phelps.
“The band is stoked! This is going to be a night you do not want to miss,” added Eric.
“We have room for approximately 150 vehicles. We hope to see a full parking lot in the heart of Beaver Dam on June 13,” said Mayor Sandefur.