Coon Rapids Arts Commission presents Thursday Nights Live! at the Dam. The free concerts began June 5 and are held rain or shine at the Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park picnic/performance pavilion, 9750 Egret Blvd., Coon Rapids. All concerts begin at 7 p.m. Dates and performers are as follows – bring a lawn chair or blanket and enjoy the show – June 5 (High 48s), June 12 (Sherwin Linton & The Cotton Kings), June 19 (Erin Schwab), June 26 (Minneapolis Commodores), July 10 (Minnesota Sinfonia), July 17 (Ecuador Manta), July 24 (D.L. Cajun Band), July 31 (Holy Rocka Rollaz), Aug. 7 (The Tony Garry Band), and Aug. 16 (Rockie Lynne). The Aug. 16 concert will be held at Sand Creek Park, 1008 Northdale Blvd., Coon Rapids.