Exciting Entertainment Coming to the Amphitheater

The Stephen Foster Story – June 15 – August 10, 2024
Playing select nights at 8pm EDT

The Stephen Foster Story has been delighting audiences at the J. Dan Talbott Amphitheatre since 1959. The show is set in the mid 19th century and follows America’s first great composer Stephen Collins Foster as he paves the road for future songwriters through love, heartache, and the struggles of the time. Featuring over fifty of Foster’s greatest compositions such as “Oh! Susanna,” “Camptown Races,” “Beautiful Dreamer,” “Hard Times (Come Again No More),” & Kentucky’s state song “My Old Kentucky Home.”  The Stephen Foster Story captures the essence of a by-gone era through song, dance, breathtaking costumes, and the picture-perfect setting of My Old Kentucky Home State Park. 

Disney’s The Little Mermaid – Summer 2024
Playing July 10, 12, 17, 19, 24, 26, 31 and August 2 at 8 p.m. EDT

Based on one of Hans Christian Andersen’s most beloved stories and the classic animated film, Disney’s The Little Mermaid is a hauntingly beautiful love story for the ages. With music by eight-time Academy Award winner, Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater and a compelling book by Doug Wright, this fishy fable will capture your heart with its irresistible songs, including “Under the Sea,” “Kiss the Girl” and “Part of Your World.”

Disney’s The Little Mermaid is presented with support from Salt River Electric and additional support from Physicians to Children & Adolescents.

Select Dates in 2024
Concerts begin at 8pm EDT

The Budweiser Live at the Park Concert Series has been a summer staple in Bardstown for over 20 years. Past performers include such names as Keith Urban, The Dixie Chicks, John Michael Montgomery, The Band Perry, Hunter Hayes, Brothers Osborne, Love & Theft, and many more.

Lineup Coming Soon!