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

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.

3/12 - 718 switched from reg 2 to hopkins only
3/13 - 16
447 on Feb 15th (Val ad ended) switched to kid books
CHANGED TO SIMPLE AD ON 2/19 619 HITS

Stock Report

1 DOW 16,501.65
0.00 (0.00%)    
2 S&P 1,878.61
+3.22 (0.17%)    
3 NASDAQ 4,148.34
+21.37 (0.52%)    
3/12 - 718 switched from reg 2 to hopkins only
3/13 - 16
447 on Feb 15th (Val ad ended) switched to kid books
CHANGED TO SIMPLE AD ON 2/19 619 HITS
3/12 - 718 switched from reg 2 to hopkins only
3/13 - 16
447 on Feb 15th (Val ad ended) switched to kid books
CHANGED TO SIMPLE AD ON 2/19 619 HITS

In Other News...

JSMC 5K Run to Benefit High Schools Set

HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (4/24/14) — The JSMC Sports Medicine 5k run will be 8 a.m., Saturday, May 17, at 9th & Bethel… Read More

Rep. Brent Yonts and Guest at Capitol Event

MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (4/24/14) — Amber Todd of Greenville visited with Rep. Brent Yonts, D-Greenville, during last… Read More
3/12 - 718 switched from reg 2 to hopkins only
3/13 - 16
447 on Feb 15th (Val ad ended) switched to kid books
CHANGED TO SIMPLE AD ON 2/19 619 HITS

Most Read This Week (Site-Wide)

April 22, 2014 10303

18 EPA Earth Day Events Take Action on…

in News by EPA
April 23, 2014 5617

Dawson Springs Letter Carrier Sentenced…

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
April 24, 2014 5617

Meet The Hopkins County Magistrate…

in News by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
April 22, 2014 4640

Three Juveniles Charged in Connection…

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News Reporter
April 21, 2014 4101

Fire Destroys Old Tobacco Building in…

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director

Most Read Stories from Hopkins County

April 22, 2014 2757

Madisonville Woman Charged with Internet…

in Top Stories by Christopher Rogers
April 24, 2014 1813

UPDATE: Four Injured in North Main…

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
April 23, 2014 1612

MPD Detectives Investigate Hanson…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
April 21, 2014 623

Hanson Student Among 25 Receiving…

in Top Stories by Abbie Darst
April 22, 2014 542

Hopkins County School Board Approves…

in Top Stories by Taylor Riley, SurfKY News Reporter

Most Read Stories from Owensboro

April 21, 2014 4075

'Heath & Molly' Benefit Concert…

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News Reporter
April 21, 2014 2066

Owensboro Chamber Plans First ‘Lunch…

in News by Dennis Beard, SurfKY News
April 22, 2014 1219

DCPS Among Top 100 Nationally for Finance…

in News by Lora Wimsatt
April 22, 2014 974

New Hwy. 54 Traffic Light to Go Into…

in News by Keith Todd
April 22, 2014 368

Owensboro Museum of Fine Art Plans Exhibit

in Top Stories by Mary Hood

Most Read Stories from Muhlenberg County

April 22, 2014 4640

Three Juveniles Charged in Connection…

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News Reporter
April 21, 2014 4101

Fire Destroys Old Tobacco Building in…

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
April 21, 2014 2271

One Injured in Rosewood Wreck

in Top Stories by Trooper Stu Recke
April 22, 2014 1861

Muhlenberg Last Day of School

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News Reporter
April 22, 2014 1484

Parsons Named Student of the Month

in Top Stories by Joyce Riggs

SurfKY News Group, Inc. Central Office & Printing Division
1125 Nebo Rd.  •  Madisonville, KY 42431  •  270.452.2249 (fax)
Main Number: 270.452.2727 (phone)  •  Printing Division Direct Line: 270.821.8600 (phone)

SurfKY Owensboro News Bureau
920 Frederica St. / Suite 210  •  Owensboro, KY 42301  •  270.683-8060 (phone)


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

social 06social 21social 22social 04social 03