Free concerts at Dykstra Park in Sparta to begin Aug. 8 with King Solomon Hicks

Sparta Free concerts


This year’s free “Summer Concert Series” at Dykstra Park in Sparta begins Aug. 8 with blues and jazz guitarist King Solomon Hicks. The Saturday show will be followed by five Friday shows through Sept. 11.

All shows will begin at 7 p.m. Six feet between groups of attendees is required, and masks must be worn at times when you are not six feet from others. According to a message on, “Failure to comply may place future concerts in jeopardy … Let’s all be mindful about our behaviors so we may enjoy all 6 shows.”

Here is the schedule:

Aug. 8: King Solomon Hicks (Rain date Aug. 9)
Aug. 14: Cassidy Catanzaro, formerly of Antigone Rising (Rain date Aug. 15)
Aug. 21: Peter Karp Band (Rain date Aug. 22)
Aug. 28: Danielia Cotton (Rain date Aug. 29)
Sept. 4: Big Fun(k) featuring Don Braden and Karl Latham (Rain date Sept. 5)
Sept. 11: John Byrne Band (Rain date Sept. 13)

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