Pick Your Community: | Hopkins | Muhlenberg | Daviess | Christian | Henderson | Lakes | McCracken | Webster

Friday Night Live Features The Boscoe France Band

fridaynightlive 300 2MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/11/13) – Madisonville native son Boscoe France and his band will be the featured act for the summer monthly free festival, Friday Night Live, July 12 in downtown Madisonville.
 
After graduating Madisonville-North Hopkins High School, France left home for Music City Nashville, spending 15 years playing guitar for big names like Los Lonely Boys, Tim McGraw and Trisha Yearwood. He also worked as a stage manager for Montgomery Gentry and head lighting technician for Brooks and Dunn.
 
Moving back to Madisonville to be with his young son, France formed the band, The Library Trio, finding stead work at places like Lamasco Bar and Grill in Evansville, Ind. Later he formed The Boscoe France Band.
 
France gained national attention when he won the Guitar Center Battle of the Blues in August. As one of the six finalist at the Guitar Center's 2012 Battle of the Blues held at Club Nokia in Los Angeles, he performed "Amazing Grace," and "Rock Me, Baby," for the win. He was awarded $25,000 cash, studio sessions with Grammy winner Pete Anders, music equipment and endorsement deals.
 
Prior to the Boscoe France Band's performance beginning at 8:30 p.m., Larry Grisham & The Beat Daddys will perform at 6 p.m., and Brad McCrady as "Elvis," will perform at 7:45 p.m.
 
Other activities include the Madisonville-Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce Beer Garden, Madisonville Fire Department Kids Obstacle Course and a motorcycle cruise-in.
 
All activities are free and open to the public. Food vendors will be selling concessions.
 
Rita Dukes
SurfKY News

© Copyright 2014 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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 by using one of the social media links below.

3/13 - 16
button coupons

Stock Report

1 DOW 18,053.71
+23.50 (0.13%)    
2 S&P 2,088.77
+6.89 (0.33%)    
3 NASDAQ 4,806.86
+33.39 (0.70%)    
3/13 - 16
3/13 - 16
button classifieds

In Other News...

Humphries Cemetery Patriot Graves to Be Cleaned and Restored in January

CADIZ, Ky. (12/28/14) — Nestled beside a pasture at the end of Humphries Road in rural Trigg County, the Humphries… Read More
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week

December 24, 2014 12770

Christmas Eve Bloody Brawl Erupts on Dulin Street

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Doreen Dennis
December 25, 2014 8815

Gift Returns Done Right

in General News For All Sites by SurfKY News
December 25, 2014 6313

Arrests Made After Dulin Avenue Christmas Eve…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Officer C.P. Haynie
December 25, 2014 4512

Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - December 25, 2014

in Video by Crime Stoppers
December 23, 2014 4172

Couple's Alleged Dispute over Blanket Leads to…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department
December 22, 2014 4057

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports - Dec. 22, 2014

in Hopkins News by Madisonville Police Department
December 23, 2014 3639

Alleged Theft at Walmart Sends Two to Jail

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department
December 23, 2014 3258

Disturbance Results in Vehicle, Foot Pursuit,…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Officer Tyler Russell
December 26, 2014 3064

5-Year-Old Boy Kills Buck/Doe

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Randy Adams
December 23, 2014 3053

Hopkins County Grand Jury Indictments

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Karen McKnight

Stories Trending Today

December 27, 2014 2272

John Prine to be Recognized at Grammy Awards

in Top News For All Sites by Paul McRee, SurfKY News
December 27, 2014 1818

2014 Concludes with Record Investments for…

in Top News For All Sites by Angela Blank
December 26, 2014 1307

Simple Ways to Maintain Your Mental Acuity

in General News For All Sites by SurfKY News
December 27, 2014 1299

Four Time Management Tips for the New Year by…

in General News For All Sites by David Taylor
December 27, 2014 1143

How to Live as a One Income Family

in General News For All Sites by SurfKY News
December 27, 2014 1112

The Dangers of Belly Fat

in General News For All Sites by SurfKY News
December 27, 2014 1087

Women's Heart Attack Symptoms Can Differ from…

in General News For All Sites by SurfKY News
December 27, 2014 1086

What to Look for in An Investment Property

in General News For All Sites by SurfKY News
December 27, 2014 1026

Keeping the Faith - 'The Puzzles of the Past'

in General News For All Sites by Ronnie McBrayer
December 27, 2014 1012

Hooked on Science - 'Water Bottle Egg'

in General News For All Sites by Jason Lindsey

SurfKY News Group, Inc.
Corporate Office & Studio
1125 Nebo Rd.  •  Madisonville, KY 42431
270.452.2727 (phone)
  •  270.452.2249 (fax)


Contact a member of our staff: www.surfky.com/contact
Copyright © 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc.  •  Terms of Use  •  Site Map

social fbsocial twsocial yt
social gpsocial flrsocial rss