The Calhouns will entertain in the park during Fourth of July festivities in the Bertrand park in conjunction with the Bertrand Volunteer Fire Department’s BBQ. Serving will begin at 5:00 p.m.
The meal will be provided for a free will offering.
The Calhouns are an award winning band out of North Platte, Nebraska.
Jim Calhoun and Melanie Thompson have performed for events all across the central and southwestern states providing fun and energetic music shows.
Jim was inducted into the Nebraska Country Music Hall of Fame in 2007 and was named entertainer of the year by the Rocky Mountain Association of Fairs in 2004.
Mel is a trained musician with a flair for drums. She has great stage presence and energy.
More recently the Calhouns performed two tours in England and Scotland. They have had one of their original songs included in a BBC movie sound track.
They perform classic Country and good old Rock and Roll with a hint of Rock a Billy and Blues. The Calhouns like to consider their music “Rural American Music.”
They invite you to give them a listen and enjoy their performance.
The annual fireworks show will begin at 10 p.m., by the football field. Funds raised at the BBQ will help support the cost of the fireworks show.
Also members Bertrand Volunteer Fire Department have been canvasing the village and rural area soliciting funds for the annual fireworks show. If you have not yet been contacted, please send your contribution to Jessica Evans - Treasurer, 307 Union Street, Bertrand, NE 68927, or you may give it to any member of the fire department.