Rockwood announces inaugural ‘Rockin’ the Ramp’ Labor Day Sunday

The City of Rockwood has announced there will be a Labor Day Celebration on the city’s lakefront property on Sunday, September 4th beginning at 1 pm. The inaugural, and hopefully, annual event will be known as “Rockin the Ramp,” referring to the Dr. Tom Fuller Boat Ramp.

Organizers say they hope to make it an annual event held on the Sunday of Labor Day weekend.

This year’s inaugural festivities will include food trucks, vendors of all types, a kid’s play zone, all kinds of games and entertainment, and live music beginning at 1 pm

Live Music begins at 2 pm, and so far, performers include solo vocalist (and BBB-TV news anchor) Dudley Evans and Ben Briley. Fairview Union will be the final act and are scheduled to hit the stage around 7 pm.

A fireworks display will follow as soon as it is dark.

Potential sponsors, musicians, vendors and other interested parties can email questions or requests to or call Rockwood City Hall at 865-354-0611 for more information. Organizers encourage you to follow “Rockintheramp” on Facebook and the city’s website at for all the latest details.

About Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:30 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, and cats Oliver, Bow and Libby.

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