The Annual W.C. Handy Blues & Barbecue Festival is set to blow away Blues Lovers again! With an incredible lineup of the greatest blues artists you will ever see –Audubon Mill Park on the Ohio River in Henderson, Kentucky will be the place. It all kicks off Wednesday, June 12th @ 5PM! Go ahead, check out the Event Schedule and mark your calendar for June 12-15, 2019 when Henderson will be the center of the Blues universe! Taste delicious barbecue and other festival food from local vendors with a mardi gras-style street strut, lectures, dance classes and a lot more!!
Enjoy a day trip from Owensboro, just a short scenic 30 minute drive!!
Where the Weekend Begins!
Friday After 5 is the award-winning, summer-long series of free outdoor concerts held every Friday on the eight block, stunningly beautiful Owensboro, Kentucky riverfront. The festival includes live bands, family events, food trucks and entertainment. Our signature “Toast to the Sunset” takes place right on the riverfront at every Friday After 5. There are five venues of entertainment plus a fun, kid-friendly street fair and costume characters. Friday After 5 has been named a “Top Ten Summer Festival” in Kentucky and has won the prestigious Messenger-Inquirer Reader’s Choice Platinum Award for “Best Community Event” for five consecutive years.
Free! Family! Friends! Fun!
Detailed information on schedule and venues is available on the Friday After 5 website. Visit www.fridayafter5.com and the FA5 Facebook page!
Home Ownership Matters Fair will take place Friday, June 14th at McConnell Plaza from 5:00 pm-8:00 pm . This event is will focus on the benefits of home ownership, will include an array of exhibit booths, giveaways, bouncy houses, FREE food, raffles, dunk tank and much more….
Net proceeds will benefit Aid the Homeless and local area shelters! Everyone is welcome!
The Rosine Barn Jamboree is located at 8205 Blue Moon of Kentucky Hwy (US 62) in Rosine, KY.
On the National Register of Historic Places, the Rosine Barn offers live bluegrass music & dancing every Friday night. Opens on Friday evening April 5th, then each Friday night to the second weekend in December.
Doors open at 5:30pm. There is open mic from 6-7pm, then the Show starts at 7pm! Information please contact 270-363-9425. Bring your lawn chair for when seating gets scarce!
Selected “one of the 52 Places to Visit in 2016” by the New York Times.
RIVERFRONT LIVE! Owensboro’s newest Friday night attraction! Music lovers are invited to the Riverfront Stage at the Holiday Inn Owensboro & Burger Theory’s patio every Friday night beginning May 17 thru August 30, from 7-10 PM. Riverfront Live is free and open to the public! Great regional and local talent will be featured over the 16 week period, see the complete entertainment schedule available on the Holiday Inn Riverfront FaceBook page. Also, check out the food and drink specials offered by Burger Theory weekly!
This youth version of the popular musical features students of Grades 3-12 in a fun filled production sure to be a hit with families! Wacky characters, colorful costumes, and music by Jeanine Tesori combine for a delightful trip to fantasyland.
SHREK THE MUSICAL, JR. will be performed at THE EMPRESS THEATER: June 14 and 15 at 7:00 PM, Sunday, June 16 at 2:00 PM, and again June 21 and 22 at 7:00, and Sunday the 23rd at 2:00.
Tickets are now on sale online or by calling TWO box office (270) 683-5333. Advance tickets are $20.00 adults and $18.00 students, $2:00 surcharge for all tickets purchased at the door.