John Prine PhotoBEAVER DAM, Ky. (12/4/17) — Legendary singer-songwriter John Prine will perform in the Beaver Dam Amphitheater next spring.

The two-time, Grammy winner is known locally for his song, “Daddy, Take Me Back to Muhlenberg County,” about the faded town of Paradise. The song also talks about the old Airdrie prison or Airdrie smelter that faces Ohio County on the banks of Green River near the Paradise TVA Fossil Plant.

“As we were planning our 2018 season, one name was at the top of the list — John Prine,” said JoBeth Embry, Beaver DamTourism Coordinator. “We’re elated that he is coming to Beaver Dam.”

Tickets go on sale to the general public at 9 a.m. Friday, Dec. 8 for the May 11 concert. Special fan, password only, pre-sale begins at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 6. There are 80 tickets available in pairs for the Golden Circle at $99.80 each; VIP/lower arena tickets are $64.50 in advance and $74.50 the day of show; and, general admission tickets are $44.50 in advance and $54.50 the day of show.

Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. May 11 and showtime will be 7 p.m.

For tickets and information, go to beaverdamtourism.org.

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