Sparks in the Park is Saturday, June 25, at the Four States Fairgrounds and this year Kicker 102.5 is proud to present The Dusty Rose Band at 8PM.

This year will mark the second time the band has performed at this all-American celebration, which ends with a huge fireworks show at 9:30PM.

Jason Springer is the lead singer of the band.

"We're really excited about performing at Sparks and getting to share the stage with another great local band, Relentless."

Jason promises it will be fun for people of all ages, especially the kids. They intend on performing an up tempo, fun, entertaining show with lots of great music and even some tributes to some artists who have recently passed away.

You will be able to hear their just released single "Back to Texas," which made its debut on Kicker 102.5 during the "Garcia Express." The song was written by their drummer, Russell Cobb, who was heading back from Nashville. He called Rick Wylie, the bass player, to let him know he had this song stuck in his head and that he needed to hear it.  So after listening to the song, they both sat down to finish writing it so they could present it to the rest of the band. The band liked it and decided to record it here in town and release it as their first single from a forthcoming album. The single is available for purchase at CD Baby, Amazon, iTunes and Google Music.

I've been watching these guys for several years and each time I see them perform, I'm more impressed with how much their musical talent has grown over the years. They have great showmanship and are very entertaining to watch. Jason is all over the stage and always makes his way into the crowd. I secretly believe Jason thinks he's Garth Brooks because he really engages with his fan base.

"We took an oath as a band and that was to please the fans first and then please the communities we perform in, whether it's Texarkana or another city or state. We want everyone to know we're happy to be a part of their community" said Jason.

Something else that impresses me about this band is the fact that when time permits they love being able to give back, whether it's helping our local firefighters, law enforcement, veterans or kids. The Dusty Rose Band is a huge supporter of St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital. As a matter of fact he wrote a song about the kids at St. Jude and performed it here during one of our Radiothons. Watch Video

And if you ever wondered how The Dusty Rose Band got its name, it was all about a family member.

"Back in 2004 my uncle's wife had MS and her name was Dusty and she had a tattoo of a rose, so we named the band in honor of her," Jason explained.

Something tells me The Dusty Rose Band will be around for a long time to come. Glad to call them my friends.

Watch this video of a song they recently performed in the Kicker studio.

For more on the the Dusty Rose Band visit their Facebook page. See more on Sparks in the Park.