DO YOU KNOW WHO LET THE DOGS OUT?

Friday After 5 Will Open Their 25th Anniversary Season with The Answer. The Grammy Award Winning BAHA MEN Will Take the Stage During the Friday After 5 Opening Night Owensboro, KY – April 13, 2021: There are certainly several questions that have been left unanswered over the last year, but Friday After 5 is about to answer…

Friday After 5 Announces Their 25th Anniversary Season for 2021

Owensboro, KY – March 10th, 2021: The buzz has been growing, about whether Owensboro will celebrate this summer at the Riverfront for the Friday After 5, 25th Anniversary-Mile of Music. The long-awaited answer is yes! The season will be opening on May 21st with a wonderful line-up, will take place each Friday night through Sept 3rd. Though it…

Friday After 5 celebrating silver anniversary

Friday After 5, Owensboro’s free summer-long music festival, is hoping the coronavirus pandemic is over in time to its 25th season to open on May 21. “We have become an official ‘Mile of Music’,” Francine Marseille, the organization’s executive director, said recently. That happened when the Holiday Inn Owensboro Riverfront added its outdoor stage to…

Friday After 5 News

Marseille named Executive Director of Friday After 5 By Keith Lawrence Messenger-Inquirer  September 16, 2020 Francine Marseille, an Owensboro native who spent more than 30 years in entertainment on the West Coast, has been named executive director of Friday After 5. She’s the organization’s first full-time executive director. Marseille was selected from a field of…

Friday After 5 makes the Front Page!

Full article from Messenger-Inquirer 9.13.21 by Keith Lawrence M-I.   It was July 11, 1997.   Arnold Chin, one of the most successful local bands of the 1970s and ’80s, was playing Jerry Jeff Walker’s anthem, “Up Against The Wall, Redneck Mother,” in what’s now the Atmos Energy Courtyard at the RiverPark Center. John Froehlich,…

Friday After 5 started small

Friday After 5 starts its 23rd season on the Owensboro riverfront on Friday. These days, it runs for 16 weeks with seven entertainment venues. And this year, they’re adding free movies at the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum. Each summer, Friday After 5 draws about 50,000 people — many of them from out…

Friday After 5 kicks off tonight

Friday After 5 kicks off its 23rd season on Friday, May 17, with music on four stages and a free movie at the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum. There’s a Corvette cruise-in, too. And this year, the Holiday Inn Owensboro Riverfront will open its new Riverfront Stage on its lawn near the river…

Friday After 5 first to use new container rules

Friday After 5 will be the first downtown event to take advantage of eased open alcoholic beverage container laws in Owensboro this weekend. Using the city’s own entertainment destination center liquor license, dubbed “The District,” restaurant, bar or Friday After 5 patrons will be able to carry open alcoholic beverages outside the establishments where they…

Friday After 5 announces 2019 Season: Fun Ahead!

Owensboro’s award-winning, summer-long, free music festival celebrates its 23rd season with more than 60 bands and adding yet another new event and venue to the Friday night party series. “Our guests can enjoy almost a mile of music and fun for free this season,” said Meredith Keller, this year’s Chairwoman.  “We’re producing seven venues of…