Saturday evening marked the final day of the Funtastic Fourth celebration that was organized by the Big Spring Downtown Revitalization Association (DRA).
The DRA's vision is to to advance the historic Downtown Big Spring area by enriching the lives of residents, businesses, and visitors through art, entertainment, cultural and business opportunities.
Friday night's live rock band performances from local and area bands Loudfinger and Buzzkill were interrupted by the lightning delays. Even headliner Skid Row's performance was delayed due to lightning, and ultimately, the band refused to perform past 10:45 PM.
Saturday morning began with gospel music provided by Cornerstone Covenant's Band, and later that afternoon a very successful Country Night kicked off. Spur 327, a Lubbock band with Big Spring native Heath Stewart on vocals, warmed up the crowd and even performed a few new songs for the crowd. Mark McKinney and Brandon Ray, other Big Spring natives, also had great performances. The headliner for Country Night was Brad Paslay.
The Big Spring DRA is a nonprofit volunteer organization that brings businesses, jobs, customers, and entertainment to the core of the Big Spring community while staying true to the town’s rich history.