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Madisonville Preps for Friday Night Live

fridaynightlive 300 2MADISONVILLE, Ky. (6/13/13) – The City of Madisonville, in partnership with Baptist Health and the Hopkins County Tourist and Convention Commission, announces that the 13th anniversary of the free downtown concert series and street festival, Friday Night Live, kicks off on Friday, June 14th at 6 PM around the courthouse square in downtown Madisonville and will be a showcase of local talent.
 
Daron Jordan, Community Development Director for the City of Madisonville, stated “We are pleased to highlight some of the area’s gifted musicians in this first installment of the 2013 season. This area is rich with musical talent and it is an honor to give a few of these musicians a venue to display their vocal gifts.”
 
The schedule (subject to change) for the June 14th event includes:
6:00 PM Crime Stoppers Campaign Kick-Off and America in Bloom Proclamation
6:15 PM 5K Race Begins on Franklin Street
Semi-Finals of let Freedom Sing Competition
7:00 PM Grace Warehouse Church Stomp Team
8:00 PM Barry Potter & Hosscats
8:45 PM Ray Ligon
9:30 PM Pat Ballard Band
 
Jordan also stated, “Media and community partnership are also important to the success of the event and allow us to promote Friday Night Live throughout the region. The media and community partners that have signed on for the 2013 FNL series include - the Messenger, ESPN Radio 1310 AM, 106.9 FM WTTL, Howdy 97.7, Power Rock 93.9 WKTG, WFMW, SurfKY News Group, the Glema Mahr Center, the Chamber of Commerce, and Hampton Inn & Suites.”
 
Friday Night Live also helps local non-profits, schools, and church groups raise funds by allowing them to set up booths during the event to sell items. Jordan noted, “The event has gained great popularity with local non-profits and only a few vendor spots remain. We restrict vendor food sales only to local non-profit organizations. However, we do allow other entities to sale non-food related items as long as they have a City of Madisonville business license. All vendor spaces are reserved on a first come, first reserved space and if a vendor is interested in participating they need to contact my office immediately at 270-824-2195.”
 
In order to facilitate preparation for the event, several downtown streets will close. Those street closings include:
 
• Court Street – Noon until Approximately 10:30 PM (On-street parking will be limited until the street closes then all vehicles must be moved at Noon)
• Union Street (Behind Courthouse) – 6 AM until Approximately 10:30 PM
• East Center (from Main to Franklin) – 4 PM until Approximately 10:30 PM (all vehicles need to be removed by 4 PM)
• Parking lot between Fire Department and Hopkins County Clerk’s office will be blocked off at entrance to Union Street at 6 PM on Thursday evenings before each
• Parking lot next to Police Department – all vehicles moved by 4 PM
 
Information about the upcoming Friday Night Live series, and more information about renting vendor space, 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.
 
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