Live Entertainment in Deadwood, South Dakota
When we say we’ve been entertaining guests since 1876, we mean it! When you come to Historic Deadwood you can enjoy Wild West reenactments, live music, free Main Street concerts, dachshund races, DockDog competitions, professional snowmobile racing, rodeos and more!
Ticketed Events and Concerts
Just about every month of the year you’ll find some kind of major event in Deadwood. Most feature free Main Street concerts by big name bands and those music acts you remember growing up with. Deadwood events also feature wine and food, rodeo action, parades, costume contests, car shows, amateur and professional competitions and just about everything else you can imagine (we told you anything goes.)
When there’s not an event on Main Street, you’ll find one in one of the bars or casinos or at the Deadwood Mountain Grand Events Center. See today’s rock ‘n roll and country music favorites, as well as music legends and up-and-coming stars. The Deadwood Mountain Grand also hosts a variety of comedy shows throughout the year.
Reenactments & Shows
Watch Wild West shootouts, get sworn in a Deadwood Marshall and see stories from Deadwood’s past come alive. Also, enjoy theatrical performance and special casino shows. During the summer months, Deadwood history roams the streets as re-enactors perform free daily shows at various locations on Main Street, you can find the full schedule and locations here.
Watch aerial silk performance high above the gaming floor of Cadillac Jack’s gaming floor Fridays and Saturdays and enjoy Deadwood’s NEWEST and ONLY live music dinner show Tuesday through Saturday above the famous Wild Bill Bar.
Many Deadwood establishments offer live music, karaoke, live DJs, comedy shows and various forms of nightlife entertainment. Be sure to visit the Bars and Saloon section to see where you might have a little fun. Remember, no judgment and no regrets in Deadwood.