MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/8/13) – From the rumble of motorcycle tailpipes to the soulful sounds of blues music on stage, the July Friday Night Live invades downtown Madisonville on July 12th. The City of Madisonville, in partnership with Baptist Health Madisonville and the Hopkins County Tourist and Convention Commission, present Friday Night Live, on Friday July 12th from 6 – 10 PM.
Headlining this month will be the 2012 Guitar Center’s Battle of the Blues national winner, and Hopkins County’s native son, Boscoe France. In addition to the “Boscoe France Band” the July event will see the return of “Larry Grisham and the Beat Daddys” as an opening act and an “Elvis” impersonator performing in between the two bands.
Motorcycle owners will have the opportunity to show off their bikes in the Hopkins County Central Archery Team’s Motorcycle Cruise-in and Show. Registration for the event is free and a “People’s Choice” award will be offered to the first, second, and third place winners.
One event that was previously schedule, the Martin Motor Sports Remote Control Car Racetrack, has been cancelled due to a scheduling conflict. However, there will still be plenty for the public to do, and see, as there will be vendors, the Madisonville Fire Department’s Safety Trailer on display, the Hopkins County Railroad Society will have a model train on display, the MFD Kid’s Obstacle Course will be set up, and the Madisonville Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce will sponsor a “beer garden.”
Friday Night Live is also supported by media and community partnership that include - the Messenger, ESPN Radio 1310 AM, 106.9 FM WTTL, Howdy 97.7, Power Rock 93.9 WKTG, WFMW, SurfKY Newsgroup, the Sugg Street Post, the Glema Mahr Center, the Madisonville Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce, and Hampton Inn & Suites.
Information about this month’s installment of Friday Night Live can be found by visiting the City of Madisonville’s website and by checking out the Friday Night Live page that is found under the Community Development tab or by visiting the City of Madisonville’s Facebook page.
Information provided by Daron Jordan
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