They're back!  4th Fest and Praise in the Park are set to return to Madisonville, Kentucky this summer.  Mark your calendars for July 2nd, 3rd and 4th at Madisonville City Park.  There will be three days of FREE live music, featuring two stages of entertainment and some big names!

Here's a look at who's coming!

The Headliners at Madisonville City Park

4th Fest and Praise in the Park are returning to Madisonville,Kentucky. It's three days of FREE live music. Here's a look at the headliners this year!

In addition to the following lineup:

  • Friday, July 2: BRET MICHAELS with 101st Airborne Rock Band
  • Saturday, July 3: EN VOGUE with Laine Hardy (American Idol) & Dillon James (American Idol)
  • Sunday, July 4: ZACH WILLIAMS with Jordan Smith

There will be even more FREE live music on the Second Stage concerts:

  • Saturday, July 3: Alonzo Pennington & the Xtraordinary Gentlemen, The Stillwell-France Blues Band, Rufus & Julia, and The Cameron Tabor Band
  • Sunday, July 4: Don Ready Band, Dustin Scarborough, Word of Faith Praise Team & Friends, and LifePoint Band.

Plus, there will be fireworks each night following the concerts, plus food trucks and a beer garden (Friday and Saturday only).  Gates open daily at 3pm CST.

If you'd like to sign up for 4th Fest and Praise in the Park updates, you can sign up for details at You'll receive up-to-date information on seating, COVID-19 protocols and more.

This morning, Sara Lutz, the Director of Public Relations for the City of Owensboro, called the WBKR morning show to share the excitement.

Madisonville Mayor Kevin Cotton says, “We are very excited to offer the 4th Fest and Praise in the Park series after a really tough last year. It's refreshing to be able to gather and come together as a community.”


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