Pick Your Community: | Hopkins | Muhlenberg | Daviess | Christian | Henderson | Lakes | McCracken | Webster
Impressions pre-reset: 420826 Clicks pre-reset: 872

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.
 
SurfKY News
Information provided by Daron Jordan

© 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
3/13 - 16
button coupons

Stock Report

1 DOW 17,827.75
+12.81 (0.07%)    
2 S&P 2,072.83
+5.80 (0.28%)    
3 NASDAQ 4,787.32
+29.06 (0.61%)    
3/13 - 16
3/13 - 16
button classifieds

In Other News...

MCTI Presents 'The Santaland Diaries'

GREENVILLE, Ky. (11/27/14) — Take the hilarious Christmas journey into the life of Crumpet the Elf in "The Santaland… Read More

Route Chosen for Kentucky 91/Kentucky 293 Princeton Connector

KENTUCKY (11/26/14) — The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has selected the route for a new Princeton Connector from… Read More
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week

November 21, 2014 7183

Man Accused of Assaulting Coach During Basketball…

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
November 22, 2014 4848

One Injured in Two Vehicle Collision in Greenville

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Miria Thomas
November 21, 2014 4552

Crashing Dump Trucks in Work Zone Cause Pennyrile…

in Top News For All Sites Touching Hopkins by Trooper Stu Recke
November 21, 2014 3779

Muhlenberg District Court Fines Handed Down

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
November 21, 2014 3593

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports - Nov. 21, 2014

in Hopkins News by Madisonville Police Department
November 21, 2014 3146

Swimming and Diving Closes Fall Season at Ohio…

in General Sports For All Sites by UK Athletics
November 24, 2014 2994

Two Charged for Possession of Meth After…

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by MCSO/PIO Alex Piper
November 21, 2014 2840

Kentucky Employers to Save About $112 million

in General News For All Sites by Cathy Lindsey
November 25, 2014 2626

Madisonville Man Charged for Selling Cocaine

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department
November 25, 2014 2497

Call for Help Results in Arrest for Possession of…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department

Stories Trending Today

November 25, 2014 1583

Protect Your Home When Traveling This Holiday…

in General News For All Sites by SurfKY News
November 26, 2014 1142

Baptist Health Madisonville Hires New Physical…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Kristy Quinn
November 26, 2014 1049

Sweet Staple of Thanksgiving

in General News For All Sites by SurfKY News
November 26, 2014 1040

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports - Nov. 26, 2014

in Hopkins News by Madisonville Police Department
November 26, 2014 928

Muhlenberg Set for Small Business Saturday Savings

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Paul McRee, SurfKY News
November 26, 2014 775

Citizen Sounds Off About Library

in Hopkins News by Scott Rogers
November 26, 2014 750

High School Wrestling Teams Returning to…

in General Sports For All Sites by Steve LeMaster
November 26, 2014 712

Madisonville Man Charged with Selling Cocaine

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Lt. William W. Poe
November 26, 2014 706

UK Volleyball Finalizes 2015 Class with Watson

in General Sports For All Sites by UK Athletics
November 26, 2014 616

Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - November 26, 2014

in Video by Crime Stoppers

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