Date(s) - 07/01/2023
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Independence Day weekend show on July 1st will be a soulful celebration of live music at Black Hawk Lake. Based out of Venice, California, Dustbowl Revival is a large string and brass ensemble whose colorful combination of swing, bluegrass, jazz and Americana have earned them a devoted fanbase coast-to-coast. The band is known for free-flowing and joyous live shows, combining a funky rhythm and brass section with a fast-picking string brand section, which has earned them opening slots for bands as diverse as Lake Street Dive, Trombone Shorty and Preservation Hall Jazz Band.
J & The Causeways, a modern soul band from New Orleans, will kick things off at 5 p.m. With superb songwriting, a powerhouse rhythm section, impressive lead vocals, and intricate horn and guitar melodies, this group has been sculpting a robust festival-style sound, winning over crowds across the country. The band has found itself being mentioned in the same breath as bands like St. Paul & the Broken Bones, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, and the Marcus King Band – each summoning the pulsating endless energy of soul/R&B music.