friday after1 5 300OWENSBORO, Ky. (4/26/13) – Owensboro’s signature summer-long, free music festival will feature 50 bands, a brand new stage and grows to include all of the resort-quality Smothers Park on the Owensboro Riverfront.
 
“It’s the best of our past seventeen seasons rolled into one,” said Brandon Gentry, this year’s 2013 chair. “We’re producing five venues of entertainment every Friday for 16 consecutive weeks filled with music, art, the spray park, the magic of the Lazy Dayz playground, costume characters and special themes each week and it’s all free.”
 
2013 Season Highlights include:
•More than 50 bands booked.
•The Kroger Street Fair will extend throughout all of Smothers Park.
•New venue, the “Overlook Stage,” sponsored by Don Moore added.
•The Courtyard entertainment line-up is sensational and is again sponsored by UniFirst.
•Glenn Family Services will again sponsor six “Gospel on the River” series concerts in
•Cannon Hall, each featuring three wonderful gospel groups.
•Have a Nice Day will again provide our “Friday After 5 Foto Booth” all season.
•The CVB recently approved a $2,000 grant that will increase our $4,000 regional
•billboard campaign by 50%.
•The weekly sponsors are bringing the best bands ever to the patio stage.
 
The season begins May 17 and continues through August 30th, Labor Day weekend.
 
“The new Overlook Stage is at the foot of Frederica and we will showcase local talent all season,” explains Executive Director, Kirk Kirkpatrick. “All events are free.”
 
The complete season is listed on the Friday After 5 website.

SurfKY News
Information provided by Debbie Reynolds and Kirk Kirkpatrick
Photo provided by SurfKY Graphics

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

Posted on 2/2/14
3/13 - 16
1 DOW 17,630.27
+189.68 (1.09%)    
2 S&P 2,093.25
+25.61 (1.24%)    
3 NASDAQ 5,089.21
+49.43 (0.98%)    
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week

July 23, 2015 14440

UPDATE: Family Confirms Body of Missing Teen…

by Shawn Freels, SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 4745

Death of Central City Man in Dawson Springs Under…

by SurfKY News
July 23, 2015 4314

Woman Accused of Striking Juvenile with Metal Belt

by SurfKY News
July 22, 2015 4221

No. 9 Steakhouse Suffers Fire; Owners Vow to…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
July 22, 2015 3901

UPDATE - GPD Recovers Stolen Vehicle, Arrest Made

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

July 02, 2015 19349

Emergency Response Team on Scene of Standoff on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
July 17, 2015 15383

Muhlenberg Most Wanted - Top 10

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

July 27, 2015 4745

Death of Central City Man in Dawson Springs Under…

by SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 3498

School System Announces Free Lunch/Breakfast at…

by SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 1618

Family Needs Help in Paying 18-Year-Old's Funeral…

by SurfKY News
July 28, 2015 1248

Hanson Youth Wins Soap Box Derby World…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 1210

Baptist Health Names Regional Marketing, Public…

by SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 1121

New Madisonville Public Parking Area Announcement

by SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 1107

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released –…

by SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 809

Dawson Springs Police Reports Released

by SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 661

Missions in a Belizean Paradise

by SurfKY News
July 28, 2015 643

Hopkins County Grand Jury Indictments

by SurfKY News