Continuing the tradition of giving local musicians a venue (10 of the 12 musical acts in 2014 are local) the Aug. 8 Friday Night Live will feature Rufus Baker, Mayor Jackson & Friends, and Spencer Holley.
The headliner for the evening will be “The Sweet Beats” a Beatle’s tribute band.
This month’s Friday Night Live event will see a return of the ever popular classic car cruise-in that is organized by the Show-N-Go Car Club. Other activities will include the United Way Campaign kick-off vendor booths, fire department kids’ obstacle course, Shriner cut-ups, and the Chamber of Commerce Beer Garden. All the activities take place around the courthouse square on Center, Court, and Union Streets.
Friday Night Live begins at 5 p.m. with vendors located on Center Street, the Fire Department parking lot and on the front lawn of the old Courthouse.
VENDOR BOOTHS OPEN
CHAMBER BEER GARDEN OPENS
RUFUS BAKER ON STAGE
UNITED WAY CAMPAIGN KICK-OFF
CLASSIC CAR CRUISE-IN
MAYOR JACKSON AND FRIENDS ON STAGE
SPENCER HOLLEY ON STAGE
CLASSIC CAR SHOW WINNERS ANNOUNCED
SWEET BEATS ON STAGE
Jordan also stated, “Without our media and community partners the event could not be a success. These partnerships allow for the promotion of Friday Night Live throughout the region. The media and community partners that have signed on for the 2014 FNL series include - the Messenger, ESPN Radio 1310 AM, 106.9 FM WTTL, Howdy 97.7, Power Rock 93.9 WKTG, WFMW, SurfKY Newsgroup, the Glema Mahr Center, the Chamber of Commerce and Hampton Inn & Suites.”
In order to facilitate preparation for the event, several downtown streets will close. All vehicles will need to be moved from these streets by the closing time listed.
In case of inclement weather the event will move to the Ballard Convention Center.Information about the upcoming Friday Night Live series can be found by visiting the City of Madisonville’s website, www.madisonvillegov.com and checking out the Friday Night Live page that is found under the Community Development tab.
Information provided by Daron Jordan
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