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 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 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…

Friday After 5 signing up PreUnions, vendors, interns

Friday After 5 Welcomes Class Pre-Unions, Food trucks and Interns Friday After 5, the popular 16-week summer festival with free music on four to five stages each Friday night, will announce its 2019 lineup on April 17th. It’s time for high school and college reunions to start signing up for “PreUnions” at the event that…

Friday After 5K keeps gaining traction

  The Friday After 5K has been a big hit in its first three years of existence, and Kentucky Wesleyan College track and cross country coach Tony Rowe is hoping this year’s event — set for 7 p.m. this coming Friday — will be bigger and better than ever. “We’ve had a whole lot of…

Ahoy on the Ohio’ accepting entries for July 27 parade

Ahoy on the Ohio Register your boat today by following this link;  https://fridayafter5.com/boat-parade/ Friday After 5’s third annual “Ahoy on the Ohio” lighted boat parade on July 27 is drawing boats from Evansville this year. Kela Hall, parade producer, said there is no limit on the number of boats that can be in the parade. “We’re…

Veterans Spotlight & The Kentucky Traveling Vietnam Wall

Kentucky Traveling Vietnam Wall Joins Veterans Spotlight at Friday After 5   New memorial to Kentucky’s fallen and POW/MIA in Vietnam War on public display in Owensboro’s McConnell Plaza before and after Friday After 5.   LOUISVILLE, Ky. – (July 5, 2018)  Kentucky’s replica of the Vietnam Wall makes its first trip to Owensboro as…

Friday Night Fight at Friday After 5 brought to you by WBKR 92.5 and Gordy’s Owensboro Music

WBKR has teamed up with Friday After 5 FRIDAY NIGHT FIGHT  It’s here!  WBKR’s brand new talent contest.  We’re teaming up with Gordy’s Owensboro Music and Friday After 5 for the WBKR Friday Night Fight.  We’re giving you the chance to open for LOCASH when they play Friday After 5 in downtown Owensboro on Friday,…

Gospel Update: Glenn’s adding Worship on the Water Concert

By Keith Lawrence Messenger-Inquirer Glenn’s Gospel on the River returns to Friday After 5 on May 25 for the 14th year with The Conquerors, Still Water and the Southlanders Quartet performing in Cannon Hall. And this year, the series is adding something new. Worship on the Water, a contemporary Christian music concert, will take the…